Register Now for Family Weekend  September 21-23 

Join the Spartan Family for UNCG’s annual Family Weekend event from September 21-23rd. 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 14th

 

Schedule of Events

*Schedule of events is subject to change.

Friday, September 21, 2018

9am-7pm Check In Willow Room, Elliott University Center

“Motto Moment” – Individuals who bring 3 of non-perishable food items to Check In by 4pm will be entered to win TWO meal tickets to Fountain View Dining. Winners will be announced announced at the Welcome Reception starting at 5pm in the Maple Room, Elliott University Center. If you are able, the Spartan Open Pantry is in high demand for canned fruit, rice, cereal, and granola bars, but all non-perishable donations are welcome.

10am-5pm Dread & Delight and The 1960s: A Survey of the Decade tours at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

11am and 3pm UNCG Traditions Campus Tour Minerva Statue behind the Elliott University Center

12pm-1pm Lunch on Your Own

1pm-5pm Student Support Workshops

Supporting You Student Through the Conduct Process presented by the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities Alexander Room, Elliott University Center 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm sessions available

Fraternity and Sorority Life at UNCG presented by Campus Activities and Programs: Fraternity and Sorority Life Dail Room, Elliott University Center 1pm and 2pm sessions available

Healthy Relationships: Education and Response for You and Your Students presented by the Campus Violence Response Center Claxton Room, Elliott University Center 1pm session available

Supporting your LGBTQ+ Student presented by the Office of Intercultural Engagement Sharpe Room, Elliott University Center 1pm and 4pm sessions available

Services and Support for Students with Disabilities presented by the Office of Accessibility and Resource Services Azalea Room, Elliott University Center 1pm and 2pm sessions available

Values Based Coping and Decision Making presented by the Counseling Center Kirkland Room, Elliott University Center 1pm and 2pm sessions available

Voting 101 for Engaged Citizens presented by of the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement White Oak Room, Elliott University Center 1:30pm and 3:30pm sessions available

Explore the World, Discover Yourself–Study Abroad at UNCG! presented by the International Programs Center Sharpe Room, Elliott University Center 2pm and 3pm sessions available

UNC Greensboro’s History of Opportunity and Excellence presented by University Libraries Azalea Room, Elliott University Center 3pm and 4pm sessions available

Following the Career Roadmap to Success presented by the Career Services Center Dail Room, Elliott University Center 3pm and 4pm sessions available

Mental Health Through Transitions: Supporting Your Student’s Adjustment and Resilience presented by the Counseling Center Kirkland Room, Elliott University Center 3pm and 4pm sessions available

Living on Campus with Housing and Residence Life presented by Housing and Residence Life Alexander Room, Elliott University Center 4pm session available

2pm-5pm Forney Success Commons Open House Forney Building

3pm-8pm Explore the Kaplan Center for Wellness

5-7pm Welcome Reception sponsored by the Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau Maple Room, Elliott University Center

7-9pm The Greatest Showman Movie Screening Elliott University Center Auditorium

8pm University Concert & Lecture Series: Alan Alda UNCG Auditorium, Tate Street. Tickets must be purchased separately for this event at https://vpa.uncg.edu/home/ucls/tickets/


Saturday, September 22, 2018

8am-9am Zumba on the Lawn Kaplan Commons Lawn, Elliott University Center

9am-1pm Check In Willow Room, Elliott University Center

9-12pm A Letter to Your Student sponsored by the Parent and Family Advisory Council Azalea Room, Elliott University Center

10:30am-12pm Blue and Gold Brunch Cone Ballroom, Elliott University Center. A separate Blue and Gold Brunch ticket must be purchased per attendee when registering for Family Weekend.   

10am-5pm Dread & Delight and The 1960s: A Survey of the Decade tours at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

11am-5pm Explore the Kaplan Center for Wellness

11am-6pm A Day at the Lake Piney Lake  

12pm-1pm Lunch on Your Own

2pm-3pm Families vs. Students Dodgeball Game Multi-Activity Court (MAC), Kaplan Center for Wellness

6-8pm Denim, Dinner, and Diamonds: A Parent and Family Advisory Council Fundraiser Dinner Cone Ballroom, Elliott University Center. A separate Denim, Dinner, and Diamonds ticket must be purchased per attendee when registering for Family Weekend.

7:30-10:30pm UNCG School of Theatre presents: Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical UNCG Taylor Theatre, Tate Street. Tickets for this event can be purchased at the door.

8-10pm Joseph Tran: Magician and Illusionist Elliott University Center Auditorium

 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

11am-3pm Explore the Kaplan Center for Wellness

11am-6pm A Day at the Lake Piney Lake  

11-5pm Dread & Delight and The 1960s: A Survey of the Decade tours at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

2-5pm UNCG School of Theatre presents: Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical UNCG Taylor Theatre, Tate Street. Tickets for this event can be purchased at the door.

 

Ticket Pricing for Family Weekend

Family Weekend Tickets (provide access to all Family Weekend events except Blue and Gold Brunch and Denim Dinner and Diamonds, a Fundraiser Dinner)

-$25 per ticket for family members
-Free ticket for UNCG students with I.D. and children under 5 years old
*Complimentary parking included with Family Weekend Ticket

Blue and Gold Brunch Tickets
Saturday, September 22

-$10 per meal ticket for family members
-$5 per meal ticket for UNCG students with I.D.

Denim Dinner and Diamonds, a fundraiser dinner hosted by the Parent and Family Advisory Council for the Spartan Families Fund, Tickets
Saturday, September 22

 *all proceeds from the Denim Dinner and Diamonds fundraiser 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 (no alcoholic beverages)
-$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

Travel Information 

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