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Carolina Family Weekend 2020

New Student & Family Programs is excited to announce that Carolina Family Weekend 2020 will take place Friday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27.  We recognize that this date is adjacent to Yom Kippur, which begins at sunset on Sunday, September 27. We are working in partnership with North Carolina Hillel to ensure that all families are able to observe and participate in the weekend events.

Please note, in light of COVID-19 News Student and Family Orientation will be a remote virtual experience, more details will be available within the coming weeks. We appreciate your patience during these unprecedented times.

Family Orientation

UNC Summer Send-Offs

UNC Summer Send-Offs, sponsored by New Student & Family Programs (NSFP) and the General Alumni Association (GAA), are informal UNC gatherings that are hosted in various regional areas across the state, the country and abroad, specifically designed for new students and family members to meet other Carolina students, alumni, University representatives, and other family members from their local areas. 

Welcome to the Campus Resource Features page! We partner with these offices and programs at orientation and want you to get to know them better. Browse through the features below to learn more, ask questions, and meet some members of the Carolina community!

We are excited to announce an opportunity for Tar Heel families and their students to participate in a reading program, just for you! The Tar Heel Family Reading Program will feature a common reading and opportunities to engage with families, students, and university members in discussion.

The program will coincide with Carolina Family Weekend, happening virtually September 25-27. Here’s the plan:

Welcome to Weeks of Welcome (WOW) 2020!

WOW 2020 is August 3-16, 2020. We're excited to welcome new and returning Tar Heels to our community, both virtually and in-person! For all the incredible programs and opportunities you can attend and engage with during WOW, visit our schedule at go.unc.edu/wow. Events are added daily so check back frquently for new events! You can also view a selection of opportunities in a brief carousel below.