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Annual UNG Family Day

The University of North Georgia (UNG) Family Day is an annual event where students are able to share their experiences at UNG with their families and guests.

2018 Family Day

We’re looking forward to having you and your family on campus for the 2018 Family Day program. 

  • Location: UNG Dahlonega Campus
  • Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Check-in: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall Gym (after 11 a.m. at individual event locations)
  • Parking: Guests are encouraged to park in Lot 19 and Lot 5, behind Memorial Hall. Overflow parking will be in the Recreation Center parking deck.

Pre-Registration: We ask that all families pre-register for the Family Day program. This allows us to better plan for your visit and saves you time checking into each activity! Pre-register now.

Family Day Service Project: We will be collecting protein items for the UNG Food Pantry. Preference is for vacuum sealed packages of tuna fish and chicken. We will also accept other protein items, including canned protein items, peanut butter, protein bars, etc.

T-Shirt Pre-Order: Family Day shirts will be sold through the UNG Bookstore and will be available for web order and purchase beginning Friday, September 21.

Below is the design for the 2018 Family Day T-shirt. This is a long sleeve comfort color tee with a pre-tax price of $20 and can be pre-ordered through Wednesday, September 26. Limited shirts will be for sale on the day of the event at the Memorial Hall check-in location.

family day shirt in black
family day 2018 shirt in blue gray color
family day shirt in granite gray color
Color Options: Black, Blue Jean, and Granite

Signature Events

Family Day Kickoff and Leadership Pinning Ceremony (10:00 a.m.)

During this ceremony, new students, freshmen and transfers, will receive their entering year pin. The purpose behind the ceremony is for students to celebrate this new chapter with the people who have helped them make it to this point. Please be sure to RSVP for this event on the pre-registration form.

Lunch & Tailgate at UNG Women’s Soccer Game (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

Family Day attendees will be able to pre-order a BBQ lunch for $5.50 available for pick-up at the soccer game from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The lunch will include a BBQ sandwich or hot dog, coleslaw, chips, cookie, and bottle of water. Gluten free options available. *Students with meal plans will be able to pre-order using a meal swipe.

Cost: $5.50 per meal or students can use a dining hall meal swipe. Final payment will be expected at the soccer game pickup location.
Deadline to complete registration form to request meals: Sunday, September 30
Meal Registration: Register for your meal.
Meal Tickets: After you complete the registration link above, you will be able to pick up your meal ticket at the Family Day check-in from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Memorial Gym. Guests arriving after the official Family Day check-in will be able to pick up their meal tickets at the Soccer Complex at the upper level parking lot ticket booth.

Schedule of Events

 Check out our complete schedule of events for 2018 Family Day.

Questions: If you have any questions regarding Family Day, please contact Orientation & Transition Programs at 706-864-1010 or at

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