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Family Weekend

September 26 & 27, 2014

We look forward to seeing you for Family Weekend on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27!  Family Weekend is a great time to return to Belhaven to see your student.  The weekend is full of activities OR you can just hang out and cheer for the Belhaven Blazers in our first afternoon home football game.

Register online today and let us know you plan to attend!

Friday, September 26 2014
8:30am – 2:00pm Early Bird Check-in (Office of Admission, 2nd floor Student Center)
8:30am – 3:00pm Belhaven Discovery Day Program (check in at Center for the Arts on Riverside Rd)
For all siblings and family members interested in enrolling in the Belhaven traditional program.  Please contact Admission Office!
9:00am – 4:00pm Belhaven Bookstore open with Family Weekend specials!
9:00am – 8:00pm Shoebird Café open
11:30am  - 2:00pm Lunch available – Belhaven University Dining Commons ($6.50 per person)
1:00pm – 3:00pm Belhaven “Think Center” Open House
Come visit where your student can get help to make them successful in all aspects of college…plus it’s a really cool space
2:00pm – 6:00pm Family Weekend Check-in (Student Center Lobby)
3:30pm- 5:00pm  Faculty Panel – “Keys to Academic Success” in Student Center Theatre
Some of our top professors share what the keys are for students to be successful in their academic careers at Belhaven and beyond.
5:30pm – 7:00pm Family Catfish Dinner in the Dining Commons ($6.50)
8:00pm – 10:00pm Rec the Night!!! Sponsored by Belhaven Activities and Intramurals
Come play or watch as participants try their skills at laser tag (Auxiliary Gym), four-square & 3-3 (Rugg Arena), Bingo! (Dining Commons), Just Dance! (Student Center) and more! Download the event schedule
10:00pm Friday night Sibling Sleepover
Siblings (of same gender) may stay overnight in their brother or sister’s room!  Check in with RA.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:00am – 12:00pm Bookstore and Shoebird Café open
9:30am – 10:00am President’s Brunch Registration ($6.50 per person); Dining Commons
10:00am President’s Brunch (casual)
Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott will share the latest news as well as answer your questions. Don’t miss it!
12:00pm – 1:30pm Belhaven Football Tailgate sponsored by Admission, Student Life, and Campus Operations staff and families @ Newell Field
Come join us before the Blazers play for a cookout, games, face-painting, and cheer practice Drawings throughout tailgate for “BU stuff”. ($5.00 per person/$20 per family maximum – ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED
12:15pm Family Welcome from Head Football Coach Hal Mumme at the Belhaven Football Tailgate Tent
12:45pm Coin Toss Drawing: Tailgate Tent @ Newell Field
Drawing for a family and their student to serve as “honorary captains” and toss of coin…winners must be at tailgate and will also receive a BU Blazer “game day” package of merchandise – at Tailgate Tent
1:30pm  Belhaven Blazer Football vs. Campbellsville University, KY
Evening Dinner on your own with your student