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Carolina Family Weekend

Carolina Family Weekend 2019

Carolina Family Weekend 2019 was Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22, 2019 in conjunction with the Appalachian State vs. UNC home football game.

Carolina Family Weekend is full of tradition and excitement. It 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 all within the vibrant, Carolina community.

Registration for Carolina Family Weekend

Online registration closed Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 11:59 PM (ET) for credit card purchases. Onsite registration for Carolina Family Weekend was Friday, September 20, 2:00pm - 8:00pm (ET) and Saturday, September 21, 9:00am - 12:00pm (ET)  in the FPG Student Union West Lounge. Limited quantities of Carolina BBQ tickets and Carolina Family Weekend long-sleeved t-shirts will be for sale. 

Download the Carolina Family Weekend Guidebook Mobile App

For the most up-to-date- event information, including event times and locations, we strongly encourage you to download the Carolina Family Weekend 2019 Guidebook mobile app. You will be able to browse all event options, personalize your schedule, and access campus maps. To get this guide on your device visit 


Football tickets are sold out. 

At this time, Carolina Athletics and their ticketing partner Fevo, have shared that UNC vs Appalachian State football tickets are sold out. If you already bought tickets and have questions concerning your football tickets, please contact for assistance. We encourage you to consider attending Carolina Family Weekend as there are several other events occurring that weekend while you visit your student(s). See more events below and under Related Files.Carolina Family BBQ Tailgate tickets, Carolina Inn Brunch tickets, and Family Weekend t-shirts will continue to be sold in the registration system while supplies last.


More Carolina Family Weekend Highlights:

  • The Annual Carolina Family Weekend Kick-Off Meeting (all participants will be presented a chance to win a semester of FREE, in-state tuition)
  • Carolina Family BBQ 
  • Relay For Life Kickoff Concert
  • Carolina Inn Brunch
  • Tar Heel athletic events, including men's soccer, field hockey and volleyball.
  • Carolina Legacy Pinning Ceremony
  • Kilometers for the Kids one-mile fun run and 5K
  • Start with Art Breakfast Tour
  • Carolina Skies at Morehead Planetarium
  • Self-Defense with Shotokan Karate
  • Open houses, cultural performances, specialized tours, and more!

Under Related Files on the right, you will find:

  1. The Carolina Family Weekend 2019 schedule of events
  2. Instructions on how to complete your Carolina Family Weekend registration
  3. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)