Family & Alumni Weekend

Save the Date: Family & Alumni Weekend 2017!

Join us in Wilmington for Family & Alumni Weekend September 15 & 16, 2017 for a fun-filled weekend of events celebrating UNCW's 70 year anniversary.


Featured Alumni Events

Friday, September 15

Golden Wing Society Reunion - 50 Years and Greater Alumni

Evening reception honoring the classes of 1949 - 1967

Music Department Alumni Concert & Reception

UNCW Cultural Arts Building, 7:30 pm
An evening featuring department of music alumni and faculty, followed by a dessert reception in the grand lobby. Concert Tickets; $20 general public, $15 for UNCW alumni, parents, faculty/staff, and $5 for UNCW students with a valid ID and the reception is included. All tickets are general seating. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Reception to immediately follow the concert.

Saturday, September 16

UNCW Alumni & Family Day at the Beach

Wrightsville Beach, 12 – 3 pm
Join us for a fun day at Wrightsville Beach at access #36 near Crystal Pier. The alumni association will provide complimentary snacks and lots of fun beach games. A local musician will be playing some relaxing beach tunes as you wind down with your friends and classmates. Complimentary transportation to the beach will be available for all attendees who pre-register.

Legacy Pinning Ceremony

Kenan Auditorium, 4 – 5:30 pm
The UNCW Alumni Association invites legacy students (current students with a parent, grandparent or sibling who have attended UNCW) to join us for a pinning ceremony to commemorate making UNCW a family tradition. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Seahawk Southern Shindig

Burney Center, 5:30 - 8 pm
Ticket Cost: General - $18. Children under 10 - $7. Enjoy a relaxing feast! UNCW student performance groups including a cappella singing groups, dance and comedy troupes! Photos with Sammy and fun for the whole family!


Registration for Family & Alumni Weekend will open in July.