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Carolina Family Weekend

Carolina Family Weekend 2017

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.


For detailed registration instructions, deadlines, and pricing, please click here.

For a preliminary Schedule of Events for Carolina Family Weekend 2017, please click here.

For a list of Frequently Asked Questions including arrival, parking, and check-in, please click here.


Online registration for Carolina Family Weekend 2017 is now closed.

You may register on-site during Check-In & Registration in the FPG Student Union on the dates and times below:

- Friday, October 13, from noon-9pm

- Saturday, October 14 from 9am-3pm.

Payment must be made by cash or check as we cannot take credit card information on-site.

PLEASE NOTE: Carolina Family BBQ and Carolina Inn Brunch tickets are SOLD OUT


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
  • Open houses, cultural performances, specialized tours, and more!