ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FOR MINOR
In consideration of the educational experiences described below, and other good and valuable
consideration, provided by The University of Alabama to my child, I, the undersigned parent or legal
guardian, desiring for my child to participate in a voluntary field trip to the in
on , (the "Field Trip") offered by The University of Alabama, on behalf of my child, knowingly
and voluntarily waive, release, exculpate, and discharge any and all claims for damages for personal injury,
including death, which my child may suffer as a result of my child's participation in the Field Trip (hereinafter
“Liabilities”). This release is intended by me to discharge in advance The Board of Trustees of The
University of Alabama and The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and their respective officers, employees,
and agents, (collectively referred to as the "University") from any and all Liabilities to me and to my child for
damages as a result of my child's participation in the Field Trip, even though those Liabilities may arise out
of the University's negligence or carelessness. I agree to be solely responsible for any and all medical
expenses and costs that my child might incur as a result of any injury or sickness that my child may suffer
while participating in the Field Trip.
I am fully aware that the Field Trip, and its activities, involves risks and hazards. The activities and
risks include, but not are limited to:
(a) off-campus travel to and traveling to and from that location;
(b) poorly maintained streets, sidewalks and other municipal and/or public facilities, and criminal acts against
tourists and visitors which could cause or result in serious injury, such as cuts; bruises; sprains; and broken
bones, or death; and
(c) as a passenger in a van or other type of vehicle, injury or death while the vehicle is stopped, traveling on
roads and highways, or traveling off-road due to either foreseen or unforeseen events.
Knowing the types of risks associated with the Field Trip, and its activities, including the risks noted
above, may be hazardous to my child, I am voluntarily allowing my child to participate in the Field Trip and in
its activities. I, on behalf of my child and myself, voluntarily assume responsibility for any risks of property
damage or personal injury, including death, that my child may suffer as a result of my participating in the
Field Trip and its activities or while traveling to and from ; and further I, on
behalf of my child, hereby release and discharge the University from all claims for damages resulting from
my child's participation in the Field Trip and further promise not to sue the University to recover damages for
injuries to my child resulting from the Field Trip. I also agree to indemnify and hold the University harmless
from any Liabilities related to the Field Trip.
I have read this document, and I am relying wholly upon my own judgment about the risk of injury to
my child by my child's participation in the Field Trip. I am over the age of 19 and am signing this form
voluntarily as my own free act fully intending to be legally bound by it.
Dated this the ___________ day of ___________________, _______.
Release/Rel. Stud. 02-08.