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Family Orientation

Welcome to the Carolina Family!

The first engagement opportunity for Carolina family members is to attend Family Orientation, which is held concurrently with New Student Orientation. During Family Orientation, participants will hear from numerous university administrators, faculty members, and current students about how to partner with the University to support your student's success and learning.

We welcome and strongly encourage family members and guests to attend Family Orientation and learn about how to get involved at Carolina as a family member. Reservations for Family Orientation should be completed at the same time students complete their New Student Orientation Reservation. 

Attending Family Orientation provides family members the opportunity to...

  • learn how to support your Carolina student to be successful.
  • gain insight about campus services.
  • discover how to become involved in the Carolina family.
  • meet faculty, administrators, staff and current students.

First-Year New Student Orientation and Family Orientation Reservations opened on Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Transfer New Student Orientation and Family Orientation Reservations will open Thursday, April 8, 2017.