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Carolina Legacy Pinning Ceremony

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Sunday, Sept. 23 | 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.
George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Register online today. 

UNC alumni parents and grandparents of currently enrolled students are invited to the George Watts Hill Alumni Center for a special Legacy Pinning Ceremony to welcome current UNC students into our Carolina family.

Be a part of this Carolina tradition which honors past and present Tar Heels and celebrates the ties that bind your family to ours. We will take family portraits after the ceremony as your keepsake gift. Light refreshments will be served during a reception following the ceremony. There will be two seatings of the Legacy Pinning Ceremony, one at 9 a.m. and a second ceremony at 1 p.m.

Cost to attend (per family): $35, plus $5 processing fee; GAA member families pay $20 (one of the attending family members, parent or grandparent, must be a GAA alumni member), plus $5 processing fee.

RSVP Information

  • Cost to attend (per family): $35; GAA member families pay $20 (one of the attending family members, parent or grandparent, must be a GAA alumni member). Please note: There is $5 processing fee per family for this event, which is non-refundable.
    • When registering, please select Standard Registration if you are not a GAA member and do not wish to join at this time.
    • When registering, please select GAA Member/Joining/Renewing if you are currently a member or wish to join directly on the registration form. Membership will be verified and registrants will be contacted to pay the difference in their registration fee.

 

  • Those planning to attend the Carolina Legacy Pinning Ceremony are required to register in advance. Space is limited; Registration to attend the ceremony is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  There will be no on-site registration available.

 

  • There will be two seatings of the Legacy Pinning Ceremony. The ceremonies will be identical in format. When registering, you must select the seating you will attend, either the 9 a.m. or 1 p.m ceremony. A wait list for each ceremony will begin should they fill to capacity. 
    • Currently, there is a waitlist for the 1 p.m. seating. To guarantee your spot for Legacy Pinning, please register for the 9 a.m. seating.

 

Sights and Sounds from Past Ceremonies

View some sights and sounds from past ceremonies.

Future Ceremonies

The Legacy Pinning Ceremony is held each year during UNC’s Family Weekend. If your family does not have the opportunity to attend this year, we are happy to contact you when the Family Weekend date for 2019 is announced. To be added to that contact list, please email gaaforstudents@unc.edu.

Registration

Those planning to attend the Carolina Legacy Pinning Ceremony are required to register in advance. Space is limited; Registration to attend the ceremony is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  There will be no on-site registration available.

Register now. 

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