Cornerstone Weekend in the Capital City 2024

North Carolina Governor’s Mansion 

March 1 

6:00-8:00 pm | An Evening at the North Carolina Governor’s Mansion 

Attire: Business  

Transportation will be provided from The Umstead

9:00-10:30 pm | Staying at The Umstead? Please join us in the bar for a nightcap before calling it an evening.

March 2 

9:30-11:30 am | Breakfast and Carolina Law program with Dean Brinkley 

Attire: Casual 

The Umstead, Room TBD 

11:30 am-6:00 pm | Enjoy the amenities of The Umstead and Raleigh attractions 

4:00-6:00 pm | UNC vs. NCSU game watch (for Tobacco Road basketball fans) 

6:00-9:00 pm | Dinner at the home of Carol and Martin Brinkley 

                           Attire: Business Casual 

                           Transportation will be provided from The Umstead 

The Umstead Hotel


$125 per person covers the cost of attending Cornerstone Weekend.

A room block has been held at The Umstead at the special rate of $399 per night. Please make your hotel reservations directly with The Umstead by calling (919) 447-4000 and request the UNC School of Law room block.  If you are local and will not be taking transportation from The Umstead, addresses and parking information will be shared with your confirmation materials. 

RSVP by February 19, 2024, so we can ensure we have adhered to all registration requirements for the Cornerstone Weekend in the Capital City. Please note: after February 19, some of our weekend event partners may not be able to accommodate additional registrations.   

Questions? Contact Kelly Mann Rose, assistant director of alumni and donor relations, at or (919) 445-0170. 

Things to do in Raleigh, NC

Take a Walk:
Explore North Carolina’s Museums:
Dine at a local restaurant
Enjoy a night out
Indulge your sweet tooth