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Graduates receive a special message from their families

Ahead of the Commencement weekend celebrations, parents and family members of the Class of 2021 congratulate their graduates and offer words of encouragement for their next chapter.

Commencement weekend is a time to celebrate the academic achievements of our graduating Tar Heels.

But they didn’t get to this point alone. Their friends and families have been there every step of the way in the long journey to this milestone.

Before the graduates turn their tassels this weekend, their parents and family members submitted videos congratulating their graduates and offering words of encouragement for their next chapter.

Press the play button above to hear their messages