Family Weekend

Mark your calendars for September 20-22, 2024

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 4.18.2024.

Refund Policy - Family Weekend 2024

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

In addition to the opportunity to experience programs, events, discussions, concerts, performances, and more from members throughout the Coastal Carolina University community, attending Family Weekend also provides a wonderful chance for you to spend quality time with your student. Not only does it strengthen your relationship, but it can also provide your student with the opportunity to bridge the gap between their lives both on and away from campus.

There are a lot of factors that go into selecting the date for Family Weekend. First, the university brings together many different offices from across campus to select the best date possible. We work with CCU Athletics and look at the home football schedule, as we like being able to include a home football game into the weekend. Then, we look at weekends that will not conflict with a break. As a result, the university have a limited number of fall weekends to select from.

The University also reserves the right to change the date of Family Weekend when necessary.

Yes! Families of returning students do and are encouraged to attend Family Weekend. Family Weekend is open for any current CCU student's family members.

The University does not cancel classes during Family Weekend. If your student normally has classes on Friday, then they will have classes on the Friday of Family Weekend.

Orientation, Transition, & Family Programs is not responsible for any hotel, travel, or any other accommodations made for Family Weekend. We cannot assist with any issues related to lack of room availability or travel nor endorse any specific accommodation.

Since we are in a tourist area, we do suggest that you book your stay as early as you feel necessary as places within the area do fill up fast.

You can visit Coastal Carolina University – Campus Travel Management for a list of hotels within the area.

We understand that the selected dates for Family Weekend will not work for everyone. If that is the case for you, we suggest that you work with your student to select a time that works best for your family to enjoy some time with your Chanticleer.