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Carolina Family Weekend

Carolina Family Weekend 2017

We are excited to announce that Carolina Family Weekend 2017 will take place Friday, October 13, 2017 - Sunday, October 15, 2017, in conjunction with the Carolina vs. Virginia football game.

Carolina Family Weekend is full of tradition and excitement and is a wonderful time for families to reconnect with their student(s), meet other Carolina families, and connect with faculty and staff. There are exciting programs and events to explore and enjoy the vibrant Carolina community. Traditional events include the Carolina Parents Association meeting, Carolina Family BBQ, Carolina Legacy Pinning Ceremony, arts performances, cultural events, and Tar Heel athletic events.

For last year's Carolina Family Weekend Schedule of Events, please refer to the link under Related Files.

Online registration for Carolina Family Weekend 2017 will open in August - students and families will receive an email notification once registration opens.

Carolina Family Weekend Highlights:

  • Annual Carolina Parents Association Meeting (all participants will be presented a chance to win a semester of free, in-state tuition)
  • Carolina Family BBQ in The Pit
  • Tar Heel athletic events, including a Carolina football game
  • Carolina Inn Brunch
  • Carolina Legacy Pinning Ceremony
  • Kilometers for the Kids one-mile Fun Run and 5K
  • Seminar series, cultural performances, open houses, specialized tours and more!