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Family and Friends Weekend

Each fall, it’s a UNC tradition to invite family and friends to campus to connect with and celebrate community, tour
UNC’s beautiful campus, enjoy some entertainment and get to know what UNC has to offer.

We look forward to welcoming you Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021!

Dining Options

Family & Friends Weekend pricing ($7.00 per person) at Holmes Dining Hall and Tobey-Kendel Dining Room. Retail dining options available as well.

UNC Campus Recreation Center

The Campus Recreation Center will be open and FREE to Family & Friends Weekend Guests

  • Friday: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner

Friday, September 24
University Center, Panorama Room
Doors at 5 p.m., Dinner at 5:30 p.m.

We invite you to join UNC Athletics as we induct our 2020 Hall of Fame class. Celebrate the accomplishments of these outstanding individuals at this year's induction ceremony and dinner. Registration closes on September 20.


Movie Night at Nottingham Field – Space Jam: A New Legacy

Friday, September 24
Nottingham Field

Gates open at 7 p.m. | Movie at 7:30 p.m.

UNC welcomes our Family & Friends onto the turf of Nottingham Field to watch family-friendly movies on the Bear Vision videoboard. Fans are encouraged to bring blankets and towels for use on the field.

Food and beverages other than water are not permitted on the turf and while we love your furry friends, pets will not be allowed.


Parent and Support People Education Sessions

Saturday, September 25
University Center, Spruce Suites
Sessions run concurrently
9–9:50 a.m. & 10-10:50 a.m.

Continental breakfast will be provided at 8:30 a.m.

 Supporting Student Mental Health & Wellness
UNC’s Counseling Center staff will discuss student Mental Health and Wellness as well as tips for ways to best support your student.

Academic Support & Student Success
UNC’s Tutorial Services and Writing Center will share student support tips and strategies and facilitate a conversation about how to support student success in and out of the classroom.

Register for Sessions

Family and Friends Tailgate & Pepsi Fan Fest

Saturday, September 25
Nottingham Parking Lot

3 hours prior to Kick Off

UNC’s Tailgating Info

UNC Football vs Northern Arizona

Saturday, September 25
Nottingham Field
1 p.m.

Check out the UNC Ticket Office for ticket information.

Use the promo code FAMILY for special Family & Friends Weekend ticket pricing!

UNC Volleyball vs Montana State

Saturday, September 25
Nottingham Field
7 p.m.

Check out the UNC Ticket Office for ticket information.

Use the promo code FAMILY for special Family & Friends Weekend ticket pricing!

Family Trivia Night

Saturday, September 25
University Center, Panorama Room (3rd Floor)
7:30-9 p.m.

Come play for some sweet UNC gear and prizes at our UNC Family Trivia Event!

Register for Trivia Night

UNC at The Rockies

Sunday, September 26
1:10 p.m. First Pitch

Join fellow University of Northern Colorado fans, staff, students, and alumni for UNC Day! With the purchase of this special ticket package, fans will receive a limited edition UNC Bears-themed Rockies hat!

UNC Ticket Package