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Family Day: Schedule of Events

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Time Event Location Description
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Check-In Memorial Hall Gym Please check-in at the lobby of Memorial Hall and obtain a schedule of events.
8:00 a.m. Parent and Family Association Meeting Memorial Hall, Room 205 We invite you and your student to join PFA for updates on University information and to meet with other UNG parents.
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Blue and Gold Ceremony Memorial Hall Gym Kick off the day with a special ceremony where first-year students will receive their entering year pin!
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Distinguished Military Student Review General William "Lipp" Livsey Drill Field This event is a part of the Boar's Head Weekend to recognize high-achieving senior cadets.
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Family Day Photo Booth Hoag Patio Take your family photo in our booth after the Blue and Gold Ceremony!
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Shooting Range Open Military Leadership Center/Shooting Range Test your marksmanship with one of the following: Ruger .22, M-16 with .22 Upper, and Precision Air Rifle. Event will run as scheduled or until supplies run out.
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Climbing Wall Open Recreation Center, Climbing Wall Test your climbing skills on the Recreation Center indoor climbing wall.
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Laser Tag for All  Recreation Center, Gym Compete against your friends and family in a game of laser tag. 
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 9-Hole Mini Golf Hoag Patio Practice your aim with a round of mini golf.
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hoag Student Center The Hoag Student Center is the perfect place to relax and enjoy time with family. You might also catch a football game on the TVs.
12:30 p.m. Planetarium Show - 1st showing Planetarium, 2nd floor of HNS Building Discover the night skies above Dahlonega with a show at UNG’s Coleman Planetarium. Only 55 viewers per show.
1:30 p.m. Planetarium Show - 2nd showing Planetarium, 2nd floor of HNS Building Discover the night skies above Dahlonega with a show at UNG’s Coleman Planetarium. Only 55 viewers per show.
2:00 p.m. Campus Traditions Tour Leaves from Hoag Patio Join us for a walking tour of campus to learn more about our traditions and values.
2:30 p.m. Planetarium Show - 3rd showing Planetarium, 2nd floor of HNS Building Discover the night skies above Dahlonega with a show at UNG’s Coleman Planetarium. Only 55 viewers per show.
All Afternoon EXPLORE Dahlonega! On the Square/Around Town Try an ‘only-in-Dahlonega’ treasure for supper, browse the mom-and pop shops, and more. Find out what makes our little gold town so special!
3:00 p.m. "Moana" Sponsored by Nighthawks Entertainment Hoag Auditorium Enjoy free popcorn while watching a movie.
5:00 p.m. Women's Soccer Game UNG Soccer Complex

Help us cheer on the UNG Women's Soccer team in their game against Limestone College! 

Free for anyone with a Family Day wristband.

5:00 p.m. Retreat All Campus Experience one of our most honored traditions: the lowering of the American Flag, Bugle call and fired cannon.
9:00 p.m. Astronomical Observation North Georgia Astronomical Observatory If the skies are clear, join us at the North Georgia Astronomical Observatory on Day Drive. Address: 3000 Dawsonville Hwy, Dahlonega 30533
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