Niner Nation Week
UNC Charlotte is gearing up for the biggest and most exciting time of the year; Niner Nation Week 2022! Join us as we paint the town green during a week filled with celebrations, gatherings and perfomances, culminating in our signature Homecoming events.
Niner Nation Week is celebrated on campus, around Charlotte, in your neighborhood and online. Don't miss being a part of one or more of our fun-filled events. Even if you can't make it out, Niner Nation Week is the perfect time to display your UNC Charlotte pride. Fly your Charlotte 49er's flag, stake your Niner's yard sign, wear Niner green gear all week (especially on Wednesday), and spread the word on your social channels that you're a proud member of Niner Nation!
Join Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber and special surprise guests on Tuesday, Oct. 18, for a spirited Uptown Celebration. Attendees will be treated to lunch and snacks, free UNC Charlotte gear and major giveaways, including Panthers and Hornets tickets, signed Charlotte FC jerseys, 704 Shop gift certificates and more! Free, but registration is requested.
Carry you 49er pride throughout the week — and region — and join fellow alumni for food, drink and branded gear at some fan-favorite spots like Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, Cabarrus Brewing and Armored Cow. See all of the events and reserve your spot.
10 UNDER TEN AWARDS
UNC Charlotte proudly presents the 10 Under Ten Awards on Thursday, Oct. 20, recognizing the accomplishments of alumni graduating in the last decade. Join us for drinks and dinner as we recognize Niners shaping their communities. See the list and register.
The Black Alumni Chapter is celebrating Niner Nation Week with a series of incredible events, including its Excellence in Leadership Awards the 2022 Welcome Reception the Homecoming Sneaker Ball, featuring Doug E. Fresh, DJ Kool and DJ Skillz — supported by Truist — and the Sunday Jazz Brunch. Check out all of the events and get your party pass here.
Calling all recent graduates! Reunion Zero celebrates the graduates of the last five years with a social at Resident Culture Brewing, and a special section at the 49er Tailgate Village and Oktoberfest beer festival. Grab tickets today.
The Alumni Association pulls out all the stops during the Homecoming Tailgate and Oktoberfest. Featuring multiple food and dessert stations, local beer and wine, live entertainment and family-friendly games, this is a tradition you won’t want to miss. Claim your spot.
Grab your Niner gear and fill the stands for Homecoming 2022 as the Charlotte 49ers face off against Florida International University on Saturday, Oct. 22. Cheer on your 49ers and enjoy special halftime activities, including recognition of the Golden Niner. Get your tickets now.
NINER NATION WEEK
Join Niners everywhere in celebrating the spirits and traditions of UNC Charlotte. Test your Niner knowledge and show your 49er Pride by participating in the Niner Nation Week Scavenger Hunt.
Join the Hunt by:
- Download the Scavify app
- Create a username and password
- Join the “Niner Nation Week” hunt
- Complete tasks and start racking up points
UNC CHARLOTTE MARRIOTT HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
9041 Robert D Snyder Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
Rate Valid: Thursday, October 20, 2022 to Sunday, October 23, 2022
Last Day to Book: Monday, September 12, 2022
Rate: $185 per night
Book by phone: 1-800-288-9290
Sonesta Select Charlotte University Research Park
333 West W.T. Harris Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28262
Rate Valid: Friday, October 21, 2022 and Saturday, October 22, 2022
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Rate: $124 per night
Book by phone: 704-549-4888
Ambassadors and Business Partners
During Niner Nation Week we have numerous opportunities for you to get involved. From being an ambassador and spreading Niner Pride to learning how businesses can partner with the University. Please complete either form below if you have an interest in getting involved.
Phone: (704) 687-7799
Phone: (704) 687-4949