UNCW Parents Council

Who we Are

Parents Council is comprised of philanthropic leaders who are recognized for their commitment to UNCW, and their desire to create an exceptional learning experience for all Seahawks. 

Parents who support UNCW with an annual gift of $1,000 or more are automatically included in the UNCW Parents Council. These generous supporters are also recognized as Leaders within the UNCW Society.

Parent Council members before touring the new campus housing


Join us in continuing to enhance the student experience. Be part of the UNCW Parents Council with your annual gift of $1,000 or more.


If you have questions about giving to UNCW, contact Elizabeth Overton at (910) 962.2132 or by email.


Parents Council mission:

  • Involve UNCW parents in activities that promote the university
  • Enrich students' college experience
  • Foster student career opportunities
  • Support the financial needs of the university
  • Cultivate a positive college experience for both parents and students

Parents Council involvement:

  • Receive invitations to two annual meetings on campus with academic leaders and senior administration
  • Host or attend summer events for parents
  • Serve as ambassadors by sharing the UNCW message in your community and connecting us to future students
  • Work together to increase philanthropic support for all Seahawks

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