Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2017September 21 - 22, 2018

We look forward to seeing you for Family Weekend on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22!  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 football team in our new stadium in the bowl.

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

Friday, September 21, 2018
8:30am Prospective Student Discover Day - 1 st floor student center
The Admission Office is hosting a new student visit day.  Have another high school student that might be interested in Belhaven?  Discover Days are a great way to introduce all that Belhaven offers! Register today.
9:00am - 3:00pm Belhaven Bookstore open with Family Weekend specials!
9:00am - 7:00pm Shoebird Café open
11:30am - 2:00pm Lunch available – Belhaven University Dining Commons ($6.50 per person, pay at the cashier)
1:00pm - 5:00pm 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. Our Think Center staff will be available to discuss your child's keys to academic success.
3:00pm - 5:30pm Family Weekend Check-In (Think Center - 1st floor of the Library)
5:30pm - 7:00pm Dinner in the Student Center Dining Commons Available ($6.50 per person, pay at the cashier)
7:00pm Rec the Night - Come to the Belhaven Bowl from 7-9 pm for Rec the Night, a time of fun games for all ages. We'll have smoked chicken and sausage, soft pretzels, hand-rolled ice cream, and cotton candy, on the Plaza.
10:00pm Family night Sibling Sleepover
Siblings (of same gender) may stay overnight in their brother or sister’s room!  Check in with RA.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:30pm Walk To End Alzheimer’s - MS State Capital, Downtown Jackson
Registration at 8:30 am - Walk at 10:00 am
10:00am - 4:00pm Belhaven Bookstore open with Family Weekend specials!
11:30am Brunch/Lunch in the Dining Commons ($6.50 per person, pay at cashier)
12:00pm & 2:30pm Belhaven Blazer Women's and Men's Soccer vs UT Dallas (Belhaven Bowl Stadium)
12:00pm - 4:00pm Family Free Time - Explore local restaurants, museums, and shopping.  A list of options will be available to pick up upon arrival and check-in.
5:30pm - 7:00pm Belhaven Football Tailgate in the open space between Helen White and Hood Library
We’ll be steps away from the Blazer’s stadium in the Bowl. Come join us for food, fellowship and fun.
6:00pm Win Belhaven Gear!
There will be drawings for Belhaven gear and merchandise. Winners must be present at the Tailgate Tent between Helen White and the Hood Library!
7:00pm Belhaven Blazers Football vs East Texas Baptist University  (Belhaven Bowl Stadium)
7:30pm Community Dance Concert 7:00 PM- Center for the Arts.
Members of Belhaven University dance faculty, students, DOXA, and alumni join together with other local dance artists to offer an inspiring and lively evening on Dance. General Admission $ 10.00, Seniors/ Students $5.00.  Complimentary Admission for Staff, Faculty and Belhaven Students and immediate families.  Doors open at 6:30 PM.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Morning Worship and Brunch on your own with your student

Watch highlights from Family Weekend 2017.