Family Weekend

Family Weekend is October 11-12, 2019

Schedule of events

*schedule is subject to change

University Spirit Store: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Purchase the latest in Wingate University apparel. There is something for the whole family!

Location: 209 N Main St. Wingate, NC


Luau: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. SOLD OUT!

Location: Campus Lake


Schedule of events

*schedule is subject to change

Do you wonder what it is like to be a student on Wingate’s campus? Come share in some of the typical activities your student participates in as a Bulldog!

Group Fitness Classes: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Lace up your cross-trainers and choose from one of our group fitness classes to start off the day! We welcome all fitness levels and abilities. 

9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. - Zumba w/ Amanda

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Meditation Yoga w/ Jessica

10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. - Cycle Express w/ Alex

11:30 a.m. to Noon - Basic Yoga w/ Kallie

Please Note:

  • Lockers/showers are available.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before class time.
  • Bring a water bottle. 
  • Cycle express limited to 20 participants.
  • All classes are first come first served.
  • Students are asked to stay with their family members.
  • Anyone under the age of 15 is limited to using the courts and track.


Location: McGee Center

Admission is free

Breakfast in the Caf: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we want to make sure you are properly fueled for all of the fun. Whether you are rolling out of bed or coming from the gym, stop by the Caf for breakfast with other Bulldogs and their families.

Location: W.T. Harris Dining Hall

Cost: $6.75

Shopping in Monroe: 10 a.m. to Noon

After breakfast, head into Monroe to do a little shopping. Pick up some snacks for the dorm or grab a new outfit for the tailgate this afternoon. Navy is always in season.

Faculty/Staff Mixer: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

When you return to campus, select members of our faculty and staff will join you for lunch and great conversation. This is a wonderful opportunity to get to know members of our campus community and what makes Wingate such a special place!

Location: Batte Center Rotunda

Cost: $15/adults; One student free per paying adult

University Update with President Brown: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

There is no better place to learn about the present and future of Wingate than from President Brown. Sit back and relax as he shares the exciting things happening across our growing campus!

Location: Recital Hall

Family Tailgate: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Get ready for some football when you stop by our Family Tailgate tent! We will have light refreshments and some swag items to make sure you look the part. 
**If you wish to tailgate on your own, with a tent or with a vehicle, the tailgating lot opens at 1pm and space is available on a first-come, first served basis. You may bring in outside food and beverages, but please do not bring glass bottles.

Location: Irwin Belk Stadium

WU Football vs. Limestone University: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

End the day by cheering our Bulldogs to victory! 

Location: Irwin Belk Stadium