Family Weekend 2017

Register Now for Family Weekend  September 22-24 

Join the Spartan Family for UNCG’s annual Family Weekend event from September 22-24th. See campus through your student’s eyes while enjoying activities and events alongside other Spartan families!

Click here to register for Family Weekend

*registration closes Friday, September 15th for Family Weekend tickets and Spartan Family Brunch tickets. Tickets for the Blue and Gold Family Picnic will be available until September 23rd.

 

Schedule of Events

*Full schedule of events will be provided at check in.
**Free passes to the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness valid during Family Weekend are available for all Family Weekend attendees.

Friday, September 22:

Check in 6-9pm Elliott University Center Maple Room
Movie on the Lawn 8pm Kaplan Commons
Featuring Despicable Me 3
*be sure to bring your blankets or chairs for the movie

Saturday, September 23:

Late Check in 9-11am Elliott University Center Maple Room
Visit Downtown Greensboro 11-4pm
Take the shuttles to explore Downtown Greensboro to dine, shop, and play!
Visit the International Civil Rights Museum*
*Free event with purchase of Family Weekend ticket. Space is limited; be sure to select this option when purchasing your Family Weekend ticket to reserve your space.
Blue and Gold Family Picnic, a fundraiser dinner for the Spartan Families Fund 5-8pm Elliott University Center Cone Ballroom
Join the Parent and Family Advisory Council for their 4th annual fundraiser dinner and silent auction in support their goal to raise $10,000 for the Spartan Families Fund. All proceeds from the Blue and Gold Family Picnic go to the Spartan Families Fund, which supports students and student programs immediately in the form of scholarships, leadership opportunities, and other campus initiatives. The Spartan Families Fund is supported by the families and friends of current UNCG undergraduate students.
*Tickets for the Blue and Gold Family Picnic are sold separately from the Family Weekend ticket. Space is limited!
UNCG Men’s Soccer vs. Appalachian State University 7pm UNCG Soccer Field
Improvisers of Fortune: An Improv Comedy Show 8pm Elliott University Center Auditorium
*Free event with purchase of Family Weekend ticket. Space is limited; be sure to select this option when purchasing your Family Weekend ticket to reserve your space.

Sunday, September 24: 

Spartan Family Brunch 10am Elliott University Center Cone Ballroom
Join the Spartan Family for a delightful brunch to end Family Weekend showcasing student performers.
*Tickets for the Spartan Family Brunch are sold separately from the Family Weekend ticket. Space is limited!

 

Ticket Pricing for Family Weekend

Family Weekend Tickets (provide access to all Family Weekend events except Blue and Gold Family Picnic and Spartan Family Brunch)

-$20 per ticket for family members
-$10 per ticket for UNCG students with I.D.
-$20 per ticket for UNCG Alumni

Blue and Gold Family Picnic, a fundraiser dinner for the Spartan Families Fund Tickets
*all proceeds from the Blue and Gold Family Picnic go to support the Spartan Families Fund, which supports students and student programs immediately in the form of scholarships, leadership opportunities, and other campus initiatives.

-$25 per meal ticket for family members
-$30 per meal ticket for family members including two alcoholic beverages
-$15 per meal ticket for UNCG students with I.D.
*cash bar available for attendees during the Blue and Gold Family Picnic

Spartan Family Brunch Tickets

-$15 per meal ticket for family members
-$10 per meal ticket for UNCG students with I.D.
-$15 per meal ticket for UNCG Alumni

 

Travel Information 

Free parking is available at all surface parking lots on campus. Parking is available at Walker, Oakland, and McIver parking decks for $10/day. Please note that Oakland and McIver parking decks are cash only.

 

Nearby hotels to UNCG

Biltmore Greensboro Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Greensboro
Drury Inn & Suites Greensboro
Greensboro Marriott Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Greensboro/Coliseum Area
Holiday Inn Greensboro Coliseum
O. Henry Hotel
Proximity Hotel
Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons