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Parents and Family Weekend

NCCU Family Weekend Registration

Parent & Family Weekend is a special time to visit the North Carolina Central University campus and experience being an Eagle firsthand! You will have many opportunities to participate in NCCU life through a variety of programs and events. Parents and family are welcome to join in with your student for social activities, engage with our outstanding faculty, staff and administrators and cheer on the Eagle football team as they battle Bethune-Cookman University in the O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium. We look forward to seeing you! Eagle Pride!

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 2, 2015

  • NCCU Parent & Family Association Reception, 6 - 7:30 p.m., W.G. Pearson Cafeteria - Chancellor's Dinning Room, 2nd Floor.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

  • NCCU Parent & Family Association Breakfast & Campus Updates,  9 - 11 a.m.
  • The Eagle Experience Tailgate,  12 - 2 p.m.
  • NCCU Football vs. Bethune-Cookman University, 2 p.m.

Game Time Change for NCCU Football vs. Bethune-Cookman

Due to the forecast of inclement weather, the North Carolina Central University football game versus Bethune-Cookman University on Saturday, Oct. 3 in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium has been changed from 4 p.m. to a 2 p.m. kickoff.  The Tailgate will now begin at 12 pm as a result.

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference match-up can be seen live on ESPN3 and tape delayed on ESPNU at 10:30 on Saturday night.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Farewell NCCU!  Spend time with your student reflecting on this weekend.  Discuss ways you can support your students' success.  You can even find a local worship service, have brunch, go shopping or attend a production by NCCU Theatre.


Friday, October 2, 2015 – Please park in the surface lot (#39 on Campus Map) next to Latham Parking Deck on  East Lawson.

Saturday, October 3, 2015 – Parking on Game Day is $10, Cash only.  We suggest parking in the Nelson Street parking lot next to the Student Union.

Event Check-In

Check-In will occur an hour before each event location listed above.  You or your student can check-in and receive your materials.  To receive your registration packet, please present your Eagle Card or government issued photo identification of any person listed on your registration.  All registered guest(s) are listed under the name of the person who completed the form. Your student is encouraged to attend the festivities with you!    All events are free for your student. 


All packages include football tickets except for the student, they will use their Eagle Card to enter the game.

  • NCCU Student Tailgate - Free
  • Adult (Age 13 & Up) - $35
  • Child (Age 5-12) - $25
  • Child (Age 4 & under) - Free!  No football ticket required

Hotel Accommodations

When you call to make reservations, mention that you will be a guest for NCCU Parents and Family weekend and would like the NCCU rate.


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