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2018 Family Day: Schedule of Events

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Time Event Location Description
9:00 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 guests 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. Parent and Family Association Meeting Memorial Hall, Room 205 We invite you and your student to join PFA for updates and to meet with other UNG parents.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. UNG Bookstore Chestatee Building The UNG Bookstore will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Family Day attendees will be eligible for up to 25% off select imprinted items.
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.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.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Family Day Kickoff & Leadership Pinning Ceremony Memorial Hall Gym Kick off the day with a special presentation from our University leadership.  You will receive updates on UNG and first-year students will receive their entering year pin!
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Einstein's Bagel Hoag Student Center Einstein’s will be open for purchase of coffee and snacks.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Adult and Children’s activities sponsored by the English Department Hoag Patio Drop by to participate in a hands-on activity led by our UNG English faculty.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Human Performance Lab Demo Convocation Center Bottom Floor Drop by and learn about the Human Performance Lab from our Kinesiology faculty.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 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.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 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. 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. – 3:00 p.m. Laser Tag for All  Recreation Center, Gym Compete against your friends and family in our giant inflatable laser tag venue.
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. – 5:00 p.m Relaxation Station 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. Free boneless wings, chips and salsa, and beverages starting at 1:00 p.m. while supplies last.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. UNG Accounting Program Newton Oakes 109 Recruiters seek accounting majors from UNG.  This session highlights the Accounting department’s international award-winning Beta Alpha Psi Chapter, instruction in data analytics for auditing and tax via Tableau, opportunities for students to learn while working for the Volunteer Income Tax Association (VITA), the corporate tax simulation, and our new Master of Accountancy degree.
11:30 a.m. Lunch & Tailgate @ Women’s Soccer Game UNG Soccer Complex Join us for lunch and a tailgate at the Women’s Soccer game. Pre-order your lunch by September 30.
12:30 p.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.
1:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game UNG Soccer Complex Come watch our women’s soccer team take on the Lander University Bearcats.
1:45 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.
2:00 p.m. UNG Choir Concert Shott Auditorium Enjoy a performance by the Patriot Choir, Le Belle Voci, and UNG Men’s Quartet.
3:00 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.
All Afternoon Explore Dahlonega! On the Square / Around Town Try an "only-in-Dahlonega" treasure for dinner, browse the downtown shopping options, and more. Find out what makes our little gold town so special!
4:00 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. We will finish at the Memorial Wall in time for Retreat.
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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