We cannot give refunds for any of the events once we have processed your registration.


All events take place rain or shine, unless noted otherwise. Refunds will not be provided.

Please note the event changes below:

  • UNCW Society Event (invitation only)
    Friday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.
    Moved to the Warwick Center
  • UNCW Alumni & Family Day at the Beach has been canceled.
  • Seahawk Southern Shindig
    Saturday, Sept. 26 at 5:30 p.m.
    Moved to the Burney Center

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information, read the Family & Alumni Weekend frequently asked questions.

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Photos from
Previous Years

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Family & alumni weekend 2014

Alumni Association at Wrightsville Beach

Family & Alumni Weekend 2013

FAW Family

Family & Alumni Weekend
2011 & 2012

Family and Alumni Weekend 2012

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September 25-27, 2015

What is Family & Alumni Weekend?

Families of UNCW students and alumni and are invited to the university for a weekend of games, food, entertainment and fellowship.  We hope you will participate in this unique opportunity to experience life on campus and take advantage of being part of the SEAHAWK FAMILY!

Click here for the Student Recreation Center, Leisure Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool and Climbing Wall Hours during Family & Alumni Weekend!

Family & Alumni Weekend's gone mobile!  

Stay up to date on Family & Alumni Weekend! Download the Family & Alumni Weekend mobile App (download the UNCW app from the Apple App or Google Play store) to enhance your experience at Family & Alumni Weekend. You'll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and reminders, maps and other pertinent information. 

The UNCW app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users can access the same information via our mobile site at

NEW: Service Project

Engage with the Wilmington Community during Family and Alumni Weekend!

Join us at Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Saturday, September 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. We will spend some time helping the ReStore to sort items and clean their warehouse! Click here to sign-up for the service project!

Participants should be aware of the following when participating in this service trip.

  • Please wear closed toed shoes.
  • Wear comfortable clothing you do not mind getting a little dusty.
  • Do not wear any dangling jewelry or anything you may fear can get lost or broken as we are not responsible for damage to items.
  • Bring water and a snack if you would like - they do have cold water for volunteers.

2015 T-Shirt for Sale

Family and Alumni Weekend T-Shirt Design 2014

Purchase a Family & Alumni Weekend t-shirt online! Shirts will also be available at check-in. All prices include tax.

Navy Short Sleeve





Navy Short Sleeve XXL $11.24
Black Long Sleeve

Small - SOLD OUT




Black Long Sleeve XXL $17.66


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