Summer Send-Offs

Join Tar Heels far and wide as they gather to celebrate and send off our newest Tar Heels, #UNC20, to Chapel Hill.

Summer Send-Offs, sponsored by the Office of New Student and Carolina Parent Programs and the General Alumni Association, are informal gatherings for newly enrolled first-year and transfer students and their family members. These events take place in various regional areas both in and out of state and offer an opportunity for new students and their families to meet current Carolina students, alumni, University representatives and other family members in a casual and relaxed setting. Summer Send-Offs create a wonderful opportunity to bring the Carolina family together and allows students the opportunity to begin building support systems before starting at Carolina in August.

In-State Locations and Dates:
Carteret County, Aug. 1
Charlotte, Aug. 4
Clayton, July 26
Durham, Aug. 7
Gastonia, Aug. 7
Goldsboro, July 21
Greenville, Aug. 16
Lumberton, July 31
Triad, Aug. 4
Wake County, Aug. 7
Wilmington, Aug. 2
Wilson, Aug. 7
Union County, Aug. 2

Out-of-State Locations and Dates:
Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 12
Austin, Texas, July 31
Boston, July 17
Chicago, Aug. 7
Cleveland, Aug. 13
Columbia, S.C., July 31
Dallas/Fort Worth, July 31
Denver, Aug. 4
Houston, July 31
Jacksonville, Fla., July 24
Long Island, N.Y., July 30
Los Angeles, Aug. 7
Nashville, Tenn., July 24
Orange County, Calif., July 31
Orlando, Fla., Aug. 7
Philadelphia, July 31
Pittsburgh, July 29
Portland, Ore., Aug. 11
Providence, R.I., July 24
St. Petersburg, Fla., July 31
Virginia Beach, Va., Aug. 7
Washington, D.C., Aug. 7

Point of Contact

Jennifer Farrell '12
Coordinator of Alumni Clubs
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Jennifer joined the GAA team in February 2016, and she is thrilled to be back in Chapel Hill! She is a huge sports fan, and you can often find her cheering on her favorite teams: Tar Heels, Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, checking out the newest restaurants in town and spending time with her friends, family and fiancé.