Belhaven Orientation

July 17, 2020

Another orientation date has been planned for students unable to attend Transfer or Freshman Orientation. Registration for Orientation on July 19 is now open!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belhaven Orientation?
Orientation is a time for students to meet with a faculty academic advisor to schedule classes for the fall semester and to hear from key leaders on campus to ensure your success as at transfer student.

When will it be?
The date is set for Friday, July 19. Check-in will be from 8:30-9:30am in the Billy Kim International Center (see campus map) with the Welcome Session beginning at 9:30am.

Who should attend?
Any admitted incoming fall 2019 student not able to attend the Transfer or Freshman Orientation dates are strongly encouraged to attend this Orientation day. Parents and siblings are welcomed! You and your parents will have the opportunity to hear from key campus leaders during the informative Welcome Session before registering for class.

Will lunch be provided?
Yes, lunch will be available in the dining commons.

How do I register?
Online registration today or you may call the Office of Admission at 800-960-5940 for more information.

Do I need to pay anything before I come?
If you have not paid your enrollment deposit of $100, you must pay that amount before July 19. You can pay online with credit card (link available after you submit registration form), call to pay by credit card, or mail check or money order. If you plan to reside on campus, you must submit your $100 housing deposit to reserve your room.

Can I spend the night on campus?
Belhaven will not be providing rooms on campus to parents and students. However, there are several hotels in the area. Here are some suggestions that are near campus:

Schedule of Events

July 17, 2020
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Orientation Check-in – Billy Kim International Center
During this time, students have the opportunity to get official student ID and register your vehicle. The Bookstore, Shoe Bird Cafe (coffee shop), Financial Aid and Student Accounts offices will be open during this time.
9:30 a.m. Welcome to BU Session – Billy Kim International Center
This “can’t miss” session is designed specifically for students and parents to get important information from key leaders and administrators from a variety of Belhaven divisions
11:00 a.m. Students: Advising and Registration
At check-in, students will be given an assigned time and location to meet one-on-one with your faculty advisor to register for fall classes.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch 
Dining Commons – Student Center
The Dining Commons will be open for lunch, so feel free to eat when you’re able! You won’t meet a stranger! 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. These campus departments will be open: 
Bookstore (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Financial Aid and Student Accounts
Shoe Bird (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Office of Admission