Family Weekend - Coastal Carolina University
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Family Weekend 2023

Mark your calendars for October 27-29, 2023

Family weekend is designed for the parents, siblings, children, friends, and families of all CCU students to learn more about the university and feel a greater connection to our campus and community. Throughout the weekend there will be activities that give families an opportunity to catch a glimpse of their student's life, envelop themselves in the CCU, Conway, and Myrtle Beach communities, and learn more about what it means to be a true Chanticleer!

*Please note that all Family Weekend dates, times, programs, events, pricing for events, etc. are subject to change at any point. This website will reflect the most up to date information and changes as soon as we are able to do so.*

* New Updates and Details have been added to this page as of 10.25.2023.

Pre-Registration for Family Weekend is now closed. We will be taking onsite registrations for those that need to register day of. Stop by check-in to do so

Registration is now closed and did so on October 22, 2023.

The Family Weekend Registration Package is:

  • $35 for each non-Coastal student individual (5 years of age and up)
  • The package fee is waived for Coastal students with an accompanying family registration
  • Coastal students attending without a family member will be charged the $35 fee
  • Coastal Students should not be included in the ticket selection for any event that the student has already been registered for by another family member. Doing so duplicates your student's registration information and takes a second spot from someone else.

The FW Package includes:

  • Family Weekend Information and Swag Station with light refreshments on Friday and Saturday during both check-ins 
    • Friday check in is from 2:00p.m.-6:30p.m. and Saturday is 8:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
  • Access to University Recreation facilities and the Night at the Rec Rock Climbing session (adults only; must be accompanied by your CCU student and wear Family Weekend wristband)
  • Pre-game Family Tailgate on Saturday (must have Family Weekend wristband on)
  • Early ticket access to the CCU vs Marshall Football Game
    • All Family Weekend Football Tickets are now sold out.
  • Opportunities to participate in a fundraising initiative (CCU Panhellenic Silent Auction)
  • Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts Open House
  • Gaming Tournament Sponsored by Coastal ESports 
  • Music on the Lawn featuring Jacob Johnson
  • Halloween Golf Cart & CCU Homecoming Parade
  • 2 Free CCU Stadium Seat Cushions - this year's swag item from the Office of Orientation, Transition, & Family Programs

 Additional Registration Required - Additional Cost Associated

  • Tickets for the CCU Football vs Marshall Game - SOLD OUT
  • Family Weekend Cornhole Tournament
  • Paint and Unwind session
  • NPHC Step Show
  • Kayaking Trip

Family Weekend T-Shirt Sales Information - Additional Cost

For 2023, all Family Weekend t-shirts will be sold onsite during check-in on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. We have a limited number of t-shirts so all sales will be first come, first served, and limited quantity of sizes available for both days.

All t-shirts are $15 each and are pre-shrunk cotton blend unisex adult sizes. Please remember that a t-shirt for your student is not included in the cost of the Family Weekend package so please remember to purchase one for them if you desire.

Refund Policy - Family Weekend 2023

Refunds will not be issued for family weekend events and activities, regardless of weather conditions and/or unforeseen circumstances. Our commitment to delivering a memorable and enjoyable experience for all attendees remains unwavering. We allocate resources and make preparations in advance to ensure a successful event and will do our utmost to provide a safe and enjoyable environment. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to having a wonderful time together.

All Football tickets set aside for Family Weekend Registrants are now SOLD OUT

Schedule - Subject to Change

Friday, October 27
Saturday, October 28
Sunday, October 29

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I attend Family Weekend?
How is the date selected for Family Weekend?
Do returning student families attend Family Weekend?
Is there a limit to how many people can join for Family Weekend?
Why aren't all activities covered by the Family Weekend Registration Cost?
Will my student have classes on the Friday of Family Weekend?
What should I wear to Family Weekend?
Where can I find information about hotel, travel, or other accommodation availability?
What if I cannot come on Family Weekend, are there any other suggested dates?
How do I purchase football tickets for the October 28, 2023 game? And who do I contact with questions?
Do I need to purchase a ticket for my student for the football game?