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Family Weekend Event Information 

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Friday, September 15

Family Weekend Information Table and Check-In
2:00pm-4:30pm | Mendenhall Student Center, First Floor Lobby
Stop by this location if you have any questions and receive some Family Weekend goodies.

Parents Advisory Council General Meeting
5:00pm-6:30pm | Health Sciences Student Center, Grand Room
Join us as we officially kick-off Family Weekend! ECU campus administrators will join the Parents Advisory Council in welcoming families to campus and updating you all on the state of affairs at ECU. We'll meet in the brand new Health Sciences Student Center!

All Pirate Parents and Family members are invited to join this opportunity to get updates on current issues and learn how ECU families are making a positive impact on their students' college experience. You will also have the opportunity to hear from staff and the ECU Parents Advisory Council. 

Families in attendance are eligible to win ONE SEMESTER OF FREE IN-STATE TUITION

Pirate Family Welcome Reception
7:00pm-8:00pm | Health Sciences Student Center, Grand Room Lobby
Ticket| $10
Hosted by the ECU Parents Advisory Council, this informal dessert reception allows parents and families to join ECU faculty and administrators for a meet and greet social in the new Health Sciences Student Center. *Tickets must be purchased in advance*

Saturday, September 16

Family Weekend Football Parking/Park and Ride Shuttle
12:00pm (First shuttle departs) | Health Sciences Campus, 100 Health Sciences Drive, Greenville, NC 27834
Pass | $15 per vehicle
For our visiting families, parking with shuttle services is available from the Health Sciences campus to the Family Weekend Tailgate/Athletic Stadium area. Shuttles will drop off at the tailgate location before the game and depart from 14th Street (behind Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium) during and after the football game. *Ticket must be purchased in advance*

Family Weekend Tailgate
12:30pm-3:30pm | Top of College Hill, 14th Street across from Gateway Residence Halls
Tickets | $20 per person (students will not be allowed to use meal plans)
Bring the whole family out to the tailgate to enjoy great food, music, games, and MUCH MORE! You can sit and soak up the sun, and mingle with other families before the game. 

This is a catered event, not an open tailgate lot; no outside food, drinks, or vehicles will be permitted in this area.

Family Weekend shuttles will drop off visitors at the tailgate picnic location. Gates open at 3 hours prior to kick-off; first shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to tailgate.

*Tickets must be purchased in advance* You will be asked to show your tailgate ticket to gain entry to the tailgate area.

Family Weekend Football Game ECU vs. Va. Tech
Kick-off 3:30pm | Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Join Coach Scottie Montgomery and the ECU Pirates for another exciting game against Virginia Tech! This game has been designated by Athletics as "Paint it Gold", so considering trading in your purple for GOLD.