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2019 Family Day: Schedule of Events

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Time Event Location Description
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Einsteins' Bagel Hoag Student Center Einstein's will be open for purchase of coffee, breakfast and snacks
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Check-In and Pre-Order T-shirt Pickup Memorial Hall Gym Please check-in at the lobby of Memorial Hall and obtain a schedule of events. Late check-in will be at each event site during event hours of operation. All guest must check-in and have a release of liability waiver on file to receive their wristband which allows participation in Family Day events. Pre-Ordered T-shirt pickup as well as extra T-shirts for purchase will be available while supplies last.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Family Day Photo Booth Memorial Hall Gym Be sure to get your Family Day photo. Photos will be available for download the week after the event.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Family Day Kickoff Memorial Hall Gym Kick off the day with a special welcome by Dr. Conneely, Vice President of Student Affairs.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. UNG Bookstore Chestatee Building The UNG Bookstore will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Family Day attendees will be eligible for up to 25% off select imprinted items.
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Rappelling Wall Colombo Tower Experience what it's like to be a cadet in the mountain order of Colombo. Learn basic mountaineering skills and have the opportunity to rapel off our 33 feet Colombo Tower.
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Shooting Range Open Military Leadership Center / Shooting Range Test your marksmanship with UNG Combat Shooting Team's .22 cal rifles. Event will run as scheduled or until supplies run out.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Corps of Cadets programs and opportunities Military Leadership Center, Conference room Receive a tour of the Brooks Pennington Leadership Center and learn more about the history of our stellar Boar's Head Brigade. Tour guided by Keith Antonia, Associate Vice President for Military Programs.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Firearms Simulator -Department of Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Lab

Come learn how our students interested in law enforcement are trained using a high-tech firearms simulator. Family Day attendees will have the opportunity to face different scenarios in the simulator. Space is limited.

  • 10 people per session
  • 30 minutes each show
  • Age 10 and older
  • This show uses laser and loud sounds.
  • Tickets required. Tickets available for all shows at 10:00 a.m. First come, first serve.
  • Show times: 10:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m.
10:30 a.m. Concert by Music Department Shott Auditorium Concert by Vocal Quartet, Trombone Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Low Brass Chamber group
11:00 a.m. Planetarium Show - First showing Planetarium, Second floor of HNS Building Discover the night skies above Dahlonega with a show at UNG’s Coleman Planetarium. Only 55 viewers per show.
  • Tickets required. Tickets available for all shows at 10:30 a.m. First come, first serve.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fraternity and Sorority Life Family Day Various Locations Various activities
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Leave Your Mark - Diversity Sheet by Multicultural Student Affairs Hoag Patio Stop by and get your face painted by our MSA staff, and leave your handprint among the UNG Family to celebrate diversity
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All you can eat BBQ Dining Hall Join us for all you can eat BBQ only for $7 plus tax.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Laser Tag Recreation Center Gym Compete against your friends and family in our giant inflatable laser tag venue.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream – Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Military Leadership Center / Shooting Range Enjoy some ice cream engineered by the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Relaxation Station Hoag Student Center, 2nd Floor 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. Free boneless wings, chips and salsa, and beverages starting at 1:00 p.m. while supplies last.
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Climbing Wall Recreation Center Gym Test your climbing skills on the Recreation Center indoor climbing wall.
1:00 p.m. Planetarium Show - Second Showing Planetarium, Second floor of HNS Building Discover the night skies above Dahlonega with a show at UNG’s Coleman Planetarium. Only 55 viewers per show.
  • Tickets required. Tickets available for all shows at 10:30 a.m. First come, first serve.
1:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game UNG Soccer Complex Come and cheer for our women's soccer team take on the UNCP Braves, and join the UNG Soccer Alumni Day celebration!
1:00 p.m. Tailgate by Residence Hall Association UNG Soccer Complex Join us for a tailgate at the women's soccer game.
2:15 p.m. Planetarium Show - Third showing Planetarium, Second floor of HNS Building Discover the night skies above Dahlonega with a show at UNG’s Coleman Planetarium. Only 55 viewers per show.
  • Tickets required. Tickets available for all shows at 10:30 a.m. First come, first serve.
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer Game UNG Soccer Complex Come and cheer for our men's soccer team take on the Flagler Saints, and join the UNG Soccer Alumni Day celebration!
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.
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