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Spring Family Day - 

Pre-registration is now closed. 

Join Transition Programs for our 2nd Annual Spring Family Day on Saturday, February 22! All parents, guardians, grandparents, siblings, and family friends of UNCW students and our alumni are invited to attend! Please free to reach out if you have questions via email at transitions@uncw.edu or phone at 910-962-3089.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Campus Running Tour from 8-9 a.m. Meet at the Burney Center Fountain
  • Volunteer Opportunity from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Diaper Bank  
  • Sharky's Game Room from 12-4 p.m. in the Fisher Student Center
  • Seahawk Adventures Zip-A-Thon from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Challenge Course (must register for a one-hour timeslot to participate)
  • UNCW Baseball vs. Bowling Green at 12 p.m. at Brooks Field (NEW TIME)
  • Family Tailgate from 12-2 p.m. at Brooks Field (NEW TIME)
  • UNCW Baseball vs. Marshall at 4 p.m. at Brooks Field (NEW TIME)
  • Escape Rooms from 3-8 p.m. at The Exit Games 
  • Ice Skating from 7:30-10 p.m. at the Wilmington Ice House

Sunday, February 23, 2020

  • Wagoner Brunch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Wagoner Dining Hall

Tickets Available at Check-In

A limited number of tickets for the following events will be available at check-in on a first come, first served basis: 
  • Zip-A-Thon 12-1 p.m.
  • Zip-A-Thon 1-2 p.m.
  • Zip-A-Thon 2-3 p.m.
  • Zip-A-Thon 3-4 p.m.
  • The Exit Games: Nightmare on Front Street Escape Room 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • The Exit Games: Casino Heist Escape Room 4:15-5:15 p.m.
  • The Exit Games: Nightmare on Front Street Escape Room 5-6 p.m.
  • The Exit Games: Casino Heist Escape Room 5:45-6:45 p.m.
  • The Exit Games: Casino Heist Escape Room 7:15-8:15 p.m.

Family Tailgate

The Office of Transition Programs is covering the cost of the Family Tailgate for those who purchased baseball tickets through our Spring Family Day site! When you check-in for Spring Family Day, you will receive a tailgate ticket for the same number of baseball tickets you registered for.

The Family Tailgate will take place from 12-2 p.m. at the deck on the third base line. The menu includes vegetarian baked beans, macaroni and cheese, pulled chicken, pulled pork, slider buns, assorted cookies, brownies, iced tea, lemonade, and water.

UNCW Guide App

To view the most up-to-date information about the weekend's events, download the UNCW Guide from your phone's app store, and search for the "Family Programs" Guide. 

Refund Information

Refunds will not be given for any of the events once we have processed your registration.

Inclement Weather

All events take place rain or shine, unless noted otherwise. Rain locations are listed on the schedule of events. Refunds will not be provided for inclement weather.