First Year Initiatives

Family Weekend 2016

Thanks to all the families that made Family Weekend 2016 great! Make sure you save the date for Festival @ Old Main (Family & Community Day) on April 22, 2017! More information coming soon!



Friday, September 23, 2016

Family Weekend Check-In Tent  

Stop by and check-in to recieve a goodie back with lots of treats and information.                      

3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m UC Lawn
Volleyball vs Columbus State 6:00 p.m. English E. Jones Athletic Center
Brave Scholars Awards (Invite Only) 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. UC Annex

Family Palooza

Fun filled night featuring the movie "Life of Pets" on and outdoor screen. Also included is freeplay in the game room and a ice cream sundae bar!

8:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. University Center

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Family Weekend Check-In Tent 

 Stop by and check-in to recieve a goodie back with lots of treats and information.                                                                                

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.                             UC Lawn

Chancellor's Brunch

Join Chancellor and Mrs. Cummings as the UNC Pembroke community welcomes them to campus and celebrates your family contributions to the success of our students.

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Chancellor Residence
BraveNation Carnival 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. UC Lawn
Women's Soccer vs. Columbus State 1:00 p.m. Varsity Grounds
Volleyball vs. Columbus State 2:00 p.m. English E. Jones Athletic Center   
Men's Soccer vs. Columbus State 3:30 p.m. Varsity Grounds

BraveNation Family Tailgate

Tailgating will begin at 4:00pm and dinner will be provided from 4:30pm – 6:30pm  for UNCP Pembroke Family Weekend attendees.

4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Parking Lot Behind Jones Building

Football game vs. North Greenville

Tickets can be purchased at or at the gate.

7:00 p.m.  Grace P. Johnson Stadium

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Family Brunch                                                  10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Cafe (Inside UC)


Local Hotels


Holiday Inn Express Hotel 605 Redmond Road Phone: 910-521-1311

***Ask for the UNCP rate!

Laurinburg (20 miles west of UNCP)

Comfort Inn US 401 Bypass Phone: 910-277-7788 Phone: 800-228-5150

Hampton Inn US 401 Bypass Phone: 910-277-1516 Phone: 800-426-7866

Jameson Inn US 401 Bypass Phone: 910-277-0080 Phone: 800-526-3766

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 400 Plaza Road Phone: 877- 863-4780 Phone:800-465-4329

Lumberton (12 miles east of UNCP)

Holiday Inn I-95, Exit 22 Phone: 910-671-1166 Phone: 800-465-4329

Comfort Inn I-95, Exit 20 and Hwy 211 Phone: 910-739-4800 Phone: 800-228-5150

Comfort Suites I-95, Exit 22 Phone: 910-739-8800 Phone: 800-228-5150

Fairfield Inn I-95, Exit 20 Phone: 910-739-8444 Phone: 800-228-2800

***Ask for the UNCP rate! (Valid through September 16th) 

Spring Hill Suites I-95, Exit 21 Phone: 910-738-2085

***Ask fo the UNCP rate! (Valid through September 9th)