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New Student Send-off

New Student Send-off locations and dates


Join us for an exciting New Student Send-off event near you! Build traditions with fellow Catamounts and get a taste of the incredible WCU community. Hear firsthand experiences from current students and alumni, and kickstart your journey at Western Carolina University with fun activities for the whole family. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to build lasting connections and get a head start on your WCU experience.

*Important registration note. We encourage the incoming student to be the primary registrant for these events. Parents/families are welcome and encouraged to attend but should be registered as the student’s guest. Thank you and see you soon!

2024 Event Locations & Dates


Asheville at Dusk


July 15, 6 PM - 8PM | Asheville Area

Location: First Citizens Bank | Arden, NC

* Registration ends on July 8, 2024







July 16, 6 PM - 8PM | Triad Area

Location: Truist Stadium | Winston-Salem, NC

* Registration ends on July 9, 2024





Triangle Area


July 17, 6 PM - 8PM | Triangle Area

Location: Private Residence | Cary, NC

* Registration ends on July 10, 2024





Charlotte Area


July 18, 7 PM - 9PM | Charlotte Area

Location: Bridgehampton Clubhouse | Indian Land, SC

* Registration ends on July 11, 2024





Atlanta Area


July 21, 3 PM - 5PM | Atlanta Area

Location: Proof of the Pudding | Atlanta, GA

* Registration ends on July 14, 2024





WCU Campus


July 22, 6 PM - 8PM | Western North Carolina

Location: Western Carolina University | Cullowhee, NC

* Registration ends on July 15, 2024


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