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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2023

Register for Family Weekend

If you have any immediate questions, please contact Dr. Michael Smith, assistant dean of student engagement, at or 803.321.5501.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 15

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Campus Bookstore Open. From hoodies to socks, we’ve got your Newberry gear covered!

5:45 p.m. |  Alpha Lambda Delta Information Meeting. Alpha Lambda Delta celebrates academic excellence among first-year students across 280+ chapters and over one million members. Learn more about this great organization. Sponsored by the Newberry College chapter of ΑΛΔ. Campus location: McClurg Classroom Center 210.

8:30 p.m. |  Family Music Bingo Night. A fun and friendly competition where teams battle to see who has the greatest knowledge of music. (Sponsored by FYE & All Campus Entertainment, Location: Café/Overflow/Sunroom)

Saturday, September 16

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Campus Bookstore Open. Get your Newberry gear here.

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Family Weekend Check-in & T-shirt Pickup: Super soft t-shirts with an exclusive Newberry College Family Weekend design. Sizes Small – 2XLarge available for purchase online, $10. Pick up your Family Weekend T-shirt in front of Ernie’s Porch. A limited number of T-shirts are available for purchase on-site. (Sponsored By Student Affairs, Location, Ernie’s Porch)

11 a.m. -  2 p.m.  | Kiddie Train on the Quad. Take part in some fun lawn games or take a ride on the kiddie train.

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Family Weekend Carnival (Information Coming Soon) (Sponsored by Office of FYE Location: The Quad).

11 a.m. | Newberry College Women’s Field Hockey vs. Slippery Rock. Support the Wolves field hockey team as they engage in a tough regular season matchup against the Rocky Lions of Slippery Rock. Location: Setzler Field.

1 p.m. | Newberry College Women’s Soccer vs. Lincoln Memorial University. Support Wolves women’s soccer as they take on the Railsplitters of Lincoln Memorial University. Location: Smith Road Complex.

3 - 5 p.m. | Family Weekend Scavenger Hunt & Meet Scar. Scar will be available for photos from 4 - 5 p.m. at O.L. Casey.

4 p.m. | Newberry College Men’s Soccer vs. Lincoln Memorial University. Men’s soccer takes on the Railsplitters of Lincoln Memorial University. Location: Smith Road Complex.

4 - 5:45 p.m. | Family Weekend Tailgate. Stop by the flagpoles on Holland Hall Circle for free food before the big game. Mingle with Student Affairs staff and other Newberry families. Sponsored by the Office of the President. Location: Flagpoles & Bachman Court.

6 p.m. | Newberry College Football vs. Emory & Henry College. Support Wolves football as they face the Wasps of Emory & Henry. Location: Setzler Field. Football Tickets: The discount code for Family Weekend is FAMILY23. Tickets may be purchased at With the discount code, admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for children. The discount code will be active until 4 p.m. on Sept. 15.

Sunday, September 17

11:30 a.m. - 1p.m. | Sunday Brunch. Wrap up your weekend with Newberry College’s famous Sunday brunch at Kaufmann Dining Hall.


Newberry / I-26 / KOA Journey Campground
Phone: 864.697.1214
Address: 567 Fairview Church Rd, Kinards, SC 29355
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Hampton Inn
1201 Nance Street
Newberry, SC 29108


Holiday Inn Express
121 Truman Avenue
Newberry, SC 29108


Newberry Manor Bed & Breakfast
1710 College Street
Newberry, SC  29108

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