Carolina Family Weekend

Carolina Family Weekend:

Friday, October 7 - Sunday, October 9, 2022     


Carolina Family Weekend 2022 has ended. We look forward to 2023's festivities!

This weekend is sponsored by New Student & Family Programs in collaboration with over 30 campus and community partners.  

What is Carolina Family Weekend?

Carolina Family Weekend is full of tradition and excitement and we are seeking to maintain these in new and safe ways. 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 in regulation with safety and distancing guidelines. 

What can I do to get ready for Carolina Family Weekend?

We will notify students, families, and the campus community in early Spring 2023 when Carolina Family Weekend 2023 is scheduled. Until then:

Students - Stay up-to-date on communications on this website and Heel Life.

Families - Stay up-to-date by visiting this website and making sure you're signed up for the UNC Family Experience portal at

Registered Student Organizations & University Offices - You will be invited to host a program or event during Carolina Family Weekend. We would love to include you, so stay tuned for early Spring 2023 for next year's dates. 

*The 2022 Family Weekend was hosted on an away football game and included a Watch Party.