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Family Weekend 2023
September 29 - October 1

Catch the Captains Spirit

Christopher Newport students take great pride in their university and look forward to sharing the energy, excitement, enthusiasm and Captains spirit that will abound during Family Weekend.

Join us for the numerous activities we have scheduled for the entire family. Tour campus, attend a show or cheer the Captains on to victory. There are so many opportunities for you to take advantage of during the weekend and we hope you will join us for what is sure to be a weekend you will remember for many years to come.

Miss the online registration deadline? We've got you covered! On-site, in-person registration will be available in the Plaza between the Trible Library and David Student Union on Friday, September 29, from 3 - 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 30, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


For more information, please contact the Office of University Events at (757) 594-8061 or

Important notice regarding COVID-19 for event attendees:
An inherent risk of exposure to harmful pathogens like COVID-19 exists where people gather for events such as this one. Due to the contagious nature of COVID-19, Christopher Newport University requests that all attendees follow the posted guidelines while participating in the event. By choosing to attend this event, you are acknowledging the risks, your willingness to assume those risks and your agreement to abide by the applicable health and safety measures that are in place at the time of this event.

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