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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2021


Friday September 17

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.               Campus Bookstore Open. Pick up your Newberry Gear from here. From hoodies to socks, we’ve got you covered!

10 – 11 a.m.                   Family Council Interest Meeting. Interest in finding out more about Family Council at Newberry College? The with representatives of the Office of Alumni Relations and First Year Experience to find out more. (Sponsored By Newberry College Institutional Advancement, Campus Location: McClurg 210)

11a.m. – 2 p.m.             Fun Friday at Ernie’s Porch. The Office of Student Affairs welcomes our Newberry Families to campus. Join us at Ernie’s Porch and showcase your Newberry Spirit. There will be giveaways, raffles and a photobooth to campus your family’s memories. Make SCAR will make an appearance for some Photos. Make sure to wear your Newberry Gear or Scarlet & Gray! Go Wolves. (Sponsored By Student Affairs, Campus Location: Ernie’s Porch)

5 – 5:30 p.m.                 Alpha Lambda Delta Information Meeting. Alpha Lambda Delta has continued to celebrate academic excellence among first-year students and has grown to over 280 chapters and has initiated over one million students. Find out more information about this great organization. (Sponsored By Newberry College Chapter of ALD, Campus Location: McClurg 210 )

6 p.m.                         Class Ring Ceremony. Ring eligible students who purchased a class ring will receive their rings at a special ceremony presented by the Newberry College Alumni Association. Invitations will be mailed to eligible students and their families. (Sponsored By Alumni Association; Location Dufford Alumni House)

7 p.m.                         Rolling Video Game Truck Testing your skills in a varteiy of ways with Wii, Xbox and PS4 with a virety of different games for all types of gamers. (Sponsored By FYE; Location; Holland Hall Circle)


Saturday September 18

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.          Campus Bookstore Open. Pick up your Newberry gear here. From hoodies to socks, we’ve got you covered.

9 a.m. – 1p.m.           Family Weekend T-Shirt Pickup: Super soft t-shirts with an exclusive Newberry College Family Weekend design. Sizes Small – 2XLarge available for purchase online, $20. Pick up your Family Weekend t-shirt in front of Derrick Hall. Limited number of T-shirts available for purchase on site. (Sponsored By Student Affairs, Location; Derrick Hall)

9 a.m. – Noon            Newberry College Cheerleading Little Wolves Clinic. The clinic will be held in MacLean Gym. Free t-shirt with registration before Aug. 31. Our Little Wolves will have the opportunity to perform at our pre-game pep rally, right before our kickoff at 6 p.m. Cost is $70.

10 – 11a.m.               Getting Involved @ Newberry College. Is your student interested in Student Organizations at Newberry College? Parents and families are invited to attend an information session to learn more about campus life. Hosted by Kenntrail Grooms ‘07, Director of Student Engagement & Greek Life, along with student leaders from the various organizations. (Sponsored By Office of Student Engagement & Greek Life; McClurg 210)

11am – 2pm              Kidde Train @ The Quad. For all the young visitors to campus, The Office of First Year Experience will be sponsoring the Kiddie Train for you to enjoy. Have fun riding around campus during the day.

2 – 5 p.m.                 Games for Family Weekend Kids & Meet Scar. Take part in some fun lawn games or take a ride on the kiddie train. There is fun for everyone. Scar will be available for photos from 4 – 5 p.m. at O.L. Casey.

4 – 5:30 p.m.          Family Weekend Tailgate. Stop by the Flagpoles at Holland Hall Circle for free food before the big game. Mingle with Student Affairs staff and other Newberry families. (Sponsored By Office of President, Location: FlagPoles/Bachman Court)

6 p.m.                     Newberry College Football vs. Lenoir-Rhyne University. Support Wolves Football as they engage in a tough regular season matchup against the Bears from Lenoir-Rhyne University.


Sunday September 19

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


Football Tickets:

Discount code for Family Weekend 2021 is FAMILY21. Tickets may be purchased at With the discount code, Adult will be $10, and children will be $5 with the discount.   The discount code will be active until Friday, September 17 at 4 p.m.


If you have any immediate questions, please contact Michael Smith; Assistant Dean of Student Engagement at or 803-321-5501.

Where Do We Stay?

Kinards Campground Newberry/1-26/Sumter NF KOA Journey


Phone: 864-697-1214

Address: 567 Fairview Church Rd, Kinards, SC 29355

Email Address:


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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