Family Weekend - November 4-5 (updated schedule)

Family Weekend 2022

New Dates: Friday, November 4 - Saturday, November 5, 2022

Details about registration, schedules, and more will continue to be added below.

The updated information for the rescheduled Family Weekend is available below.

 • All current registrations made through the 49er Family Hub will be honored for the new date.
 • Details about tickets purchased through Athletics and tailgate tickets can be found below. 
 • Should you be unable to attend the rescheduled event, you can request a refund for your registration. 

For questions or refund information, please contact us at family@uncc.edu

Refunds for items purchased through the 49er Family Hub must be requested in writing to family@uncc.edu by Friday, October 28, 2022.

 

FAQs

Will my registration transfer? 

All current registrations for the event will be honored for Friday, Nov. 4 - Saturday, Nov. 5. Current registrations and ticket purchases made through the 49er Family Hub will automatically be transferred to these dates.

 

Is there a home football game during the new dates?

Family Weekend on Nov. 4-5 will be highlighted by the Charlotte 49ers vs. WKU home football game on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 12 noon.

 

What are my exchange and refund options given the rescheduled date? 

To accommodate the new date change, families who made purchases for Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 Family Weekend events will be eligible for exchanges or refunds based on the respective categories below:

Football game tickets, Chancellor's Brunch, and Family Weekend t-shirts purchased through the 49er Family Hub portal: All tickets will automatically be exchanged for Nov. 4 - 5 and your t-shirt remains reserved. For questions, contact family@uncc.edu. Refunds for items purchased through the 49er Family Hub must be made in writing to family@uncc.edu by Friday, Oct. 28.

 

Football game tickets and/or Parking purchased through the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Ticket Office: To request an exchange, email niner@uncc.edu or call 704-687-4949 by Friday, Oct. 14 at 5 p.m.

 

49er Tailgate Village at Hauser Alumni Pavilion passes purchased through the Alumni Association: To see available options for your tailgate tickets, visit 49erAlumni.charlotte.edu/family

Families interested in requesting a refund should contact the respective email address or website listed above.

Family members with Norm the Niner

Families at the Family Weekend Tailgate

Friday, November 4

All times are Eastern Standard Time

 
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Check-In

Location:  Popp Martin Student Union - Room 200

Check-in will open at 2:00 p.m. in Popp Martin Student Union, Room 200. You will be able to pick up your purchased football tickets, shirts, and more information here.  

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - University History: the Early Years

Location:  Popp Martin Student Union - Room 266

Please join University Archivist Katie Howell for a look back at the beginning of UNC Charlotte. This session will focus on the founding of the University, the early history of the institution, and the importance of archiving history for those to come.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Sports Talk with Mike Hill

Location:  Popp Martin Student Union - Room 265

Please join Athletic Director Mike Hill in a discussion about all things Niner athletics including the move to the American Athletic Conference, the EverGreen Athletics Facilities Master Plan, and more.

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m -  Evening with University Leaders  (sponsored by TSI- registration on 49er Family Hub required)

Location: James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons (third floor)       

* formerly Chancellor's Brunch: all tickets purchased for Chancellor's Brunch will be honored for this event. The brunch is being moved to an evening event on Friday due to a noon kickoff for the football game on Saturday.                 

The evening will include heavy hors d'oeuvers and desserts. Chancellor Gaber will be present for a meet and greet with families.

 This is a great time to enjoy fantastic food; connect with other families and students; engage with University staff and administrators; and potentially win some amazing prizes. 

Show your Niner Pride and wear your best Charlotte gear! This event will take place in the James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons located on the third floor.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and a short program will begin at 6:00 p.m. for attendees.

7:30 p.m. - Fall Dance Concert

Location: Anne R. Belk Theatre

The Department of Dance presents the 2022 Fall Dance Concert featuring choreography created as a collaboration between dance faculty and students.

*Requires separate ticket purchase.*

7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Free Money Total Trivia Gameshow

Location:  After Hours in Cone University Center

Test your trivia knowledge to win fun prizes! Come out and have fun together while competing as a family. Presented by Student Involvement

Time TBD - Movie in the Union 

Location: Popp Martin Student Union

 Grab your student ID to enter for free or bring $2 per guest for non-students to purchase tickets at the door.

 

Choose your own 49er adventure: activities available all day

  • Self-guided tour of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardensfind some moments of beauty and peace while exploring this campus treasure. Information for a self-guided tour will be added to the Family Weekend app to include details to enhance your exploration of this space.
  • Discover art: visit the art gallery in the Student Union to see works created by students or walk the campus to find a favorite sculpture. 
  • Day in the life: ask your student for a tour of their residence hall, academic buildings, and favorite campus spots that your student encounters daily. This is a great glimpse of a day in their life!
  • Explore the city: alumni owned businesses accessible via light rail and car will be added to the Family Weekend app. This is a great way to explore the city of Charlotte and support fellow Niners.

 

Saturday, November 5

All times are Eastern Standard Time

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Check-in 

Location:  Popp Martin Student Union Room 200

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - 49er Tailgate Village

Location: Hauser Alumni Pavilion

Want to tailgate alongside your fellow Niners before the football game? UNC Charlotte Alumni Association is hosting a fun event with good food, games, and giveaways. 

Please contact the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association with tailgate questions.

* Requires a separate purchase and registration*

12:00 p.m. - Football Game: Charlotte 49ers vs. WKU (sponsored by TSI- register on 49er Family Hub for Family Weekend tickets)

Location: Jerry Richardson Stadium

Join the Charlotte 49ers, at Jerry Richardson Stadium, as they go against WKU. Show your support by filling the stands, cheering with the fans, and wearing your Charlotte green. Check out the Game Day Checklist to make sure you have the best experience cheering on your Charlotte 49ers.

7:30 p.m. - Fall Dance Concert

Location: Anne R. Belk Theatre

The Department of Dance presents the 2022 Fall Dance Concert featuring choreography created as a collaboration between dance faculty and students.

*Requires separate ticket purchase.*

Choose your own 49er adventure: activities available all day

  • Self-guided tour of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardensfind some moments of beauty and peace while exploring this campus treasure. Information for a self-guided tour will be added to the Family Weekend app to include details to enhance your exploration of this space.
  • Discover art: visit the art gallery in the Student Union to see works created by students or walk the campus to find a favorite sculpture.
  • Day in the life: ask your student for a tour of their residence hall, academic buildings, and favorite campus spots that your student encounters daily. This is a great glimpse of a day in their life!
  • Explore the city: alumni owned businesses accessible via light rail and car will be added to the Family Weekend app. This is a great way to explore the city of Charlotte and support fellow Niners.

 

*Note, this schedule will continuously be updated with additional events. Please check back to see additional events you may be able to attend.*

 

Below is the breakdown of the fees for the different events taking place during Family Weekend. 

Football Tickets

  • Family Members (all ages): $15 per attendee 
    • Family Members with Football Season Tickets: No cost
  • Current UNC Charlotte Students: No cost
  • While football game tickets through our office are sold out, limited tickets remain through the 49ers ticket office. To order call 704-687-4949 or visit https://charlotte49ers.com/tickets.

Chancellor's Brunch * now an Evening with the Chancellor* (please see the updated schedule)

  • Family Members & Current UNC Charlotte Students: $30 per attendee
    • Children 5 years old and under: No cost (registration required)

Family Weekend Shirts

  • $20 per shirt

* Tickets will be honored for the rescheduled event. Any available remaining tickets will advertised on this site and the 49er Family Hub. 

Family Council will receive a separate email will details about Family Weekend and instructions about registration.

Registration for all TSI sponsored events will take place on the 49er Family Hub. If you have not created an account or completed your profile, we encourage you to do so before registration to save time when registering for Family Weekend.

When does Family Weekend take place?
Family Weekend will start on Friday, November 4 and go through Saturday, November 5. 

When does Family Weekend registration close?

Tickets will be honored for the rescheduled event. If you would like to purchase additional tickets, a limited number are available on the 49er Family Hub. Registration will close on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022.

Can I register over the phone? 
Unfortunately, you are unable to register over the phone. Registration is required online through your 49er Family Hub account.

Are refunds available?
If you are requesting a refund, you must do so by Friday, Oct. 28, in writing to family@uncc.edu.

Is parking a part of my ticket purchase for Family Weekend?
No, parking information and where to purchase will be sent out after registration closes to the primary registrant's email. 

What can guests bring to the football stadium?
To see what guests can bring to the football stadium, visit the Charlotte 49ers website and scoll to Game Day Information.

Where can I pick-up my football tickets and the shirts I purchased through the Family Weekend 2022 registration form?
All items (e.g., football tickets and shirts) can be picked up at check-in either on Friday, November 4 or Saturday, November 5. Specific times and location will be emailed to the primary registrant's email address closer to the event. 

If I have questions about Family Weekend, who do I contact?
Contact the Transition & Success Initiatives at family@uncc.edu between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m, Monday through Friday.

Transition & Success Initiatives will work diligently to provide requested reasonable accomodations to guests registered for Family Weekend. In order to provide the necessary accomodations, registrants will have to indicate their needs on the Family Weekend registration form. 

Need help with mobility and navigating campus? Niner Paratransit can be prearranged before your visit. Their contact information is available here.

Have questions or need more information?
Transition & Success Initiatives
Email: family@uncc.edu