Make Plans to Attend: July 19, 2024

Orientation helps prepare our future students for their experience living at Belhaven University and we don't want you to miss out!

In case you are new to Belhaven or weren't able to attend the previous freshmen or transfer orientations, we have one more chance for you participate!

Registration will open mid-June 2024.

Register Online

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events Summer Orientation
Time Event/Location
8:30 a.m. Check-In
Billy Kim International Center
(building #11 on the map)
9:00 a.m. Welcome
10:15 a.m. Break/Dismiss Parents
10:30 a.m. Student Activity
11:00 a.m. Lunch / Come Get the Scoop!
12:00 p.m. Group Advising for Already Registered Students
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Residence Hall Tours
12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Advising and Registration Appointments
  • Parking will be available in our parking garage in the center of campus. (building #7 on the map).
  • Check-in begins next door at 8:30 am in the Dr. Billy Kim International Center (building #11).
  • The Financial Aid Office will be open for appointments and walk-ins 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • The Belhaven Bookstore will be open 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

Orientation is a time for students to meet fellow class members, interact with key faculty and staff, and get excited about the start of fall classes. Don’t delay… complete your registration form today!

If you've been accepted for admission, this event is for you! If you were not able to attend the Transfer or Freshman Orientation dates, we strongly encourage you 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 sessions.

Yes. We welcome you to have lunch in our dining commons.

There is no cost for Orientation. However, if you have not paid your enrollment deposit of $100, you must pay that amount before you attend.

We strongly encourage students to attend. This is a student’s time to interact with other incoming students and to connect with faculty from your area of study. However, if you cannot attend, please e-mail admission@belhaven.edu.

Travel Resources

Estimated mileage from:

  • Atlanta: 400
  • Birmingham: 245
  • Dallas: 400
  • Houston: 420
  • Memphis: 210
  • New Orleans: 180
  • St. Louis: 480

Note: This list is not an exhaustive list and we do not endorse any specific properties. Locations noted with an asterisk (*) offer a Belhaven discount.

Jackson

Ridgeland

Madison

Flowood/Airport

Fondren

B&Bs

Travel Resources

Estimated mileage from:

  • Atlanta: 400
  • Birmingham: 245
  • Dallas: 400
  • Houston: 420
  • Memphis: 210
  • New Orleans: 180
  • St. Louis: 480

Note: This list is not an exhaustive list and we do not endorse any specific properties. Locations noted with an asterisk (*) offer a Belhaven discount.

Jackson

Ridgeland

Madison

Flowood/Airport

Fondren

B&Bs

Directions: How do I get to Belhaven?

To the Main Campus:

  • From Jackson Airport take I-20 west to Jackson, MS.
  • Then take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Pinehurst Street which will be just past First Presbyterian Church.
  • Just a few blocks ahead the campus will be on your left.

To the Admission Welcome Center:

  • Take I-20 west to Jackson, MS.
  • Then take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Riverside Drive, which is the very next light.
  • Halfway down the hill, the Belhaven University Welcome Center will be on your right.
  • Visitor Parking will be in front of the building by the flagpole.
  • 855 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202

To the Main Campus:

  • From Memphis take I-55 south to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Pinehurst Street which will be just past First Presbyterian Church.
  • Just a few blocks ahead the campus will be on your left.

To the Admission Welcome Center:

  • From Memphis take I-55 south to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Riverside Drive, which is the very next light.
  • Halfway down the hill, the Belhaven University Welcome Center will be on your right.
  • Visitor Parking will be in front of the building by the flagpole.
  • 855 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202

To the Main Campus:

  • From New Orleans, LA take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Pinehurst Street which will be just past First Presbyterian Church.
  • Just a few blocks ahead the campus will be on your left.

To the Admission Welcome Center:

  • From New Orleans, LA take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Riverside Drive, which is the very next light.
  • Halfway down the hill, the Belhaven University Welcome Center will be on your right.
  • Visitor Parking will be in front of the building by the flagpole.
  • 855 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202

To the Main Campus:

  • From Birmingham, AL take I-20 west to Jackson, MS.
  • Then take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Pinehurst Street which will be just past First Presbyterian Church.
  • Just a few blocks ahead the campus will be on your left.

To the Admission Welcome Center:

  • From Birmingham, AL take I-20 west to Jackson, MS.
  • Then take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Riverside Drive, which is the very next light.
  • Halfway down the hill, the Belhaven University Welcome Center will be on your right.
  • Visitor Parking will be in front of the building by the flagpole.
  • 855 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202

To the Main Campus:

  • From Dallas, TX take I-20 east to Jackson, MS.
  • Then take I-55 north to Jackson, MS. Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Pinehurst Street which will be just past First Presbyterian Church.
  • Just a few blocks ahead the campus will be on your left.

To the Admission Welcome Center:

  • From Dallas, TX take I-20 east to Jackson, MS.
  • Then take I-55 north to Jackson, MS.
  • Take the Woodrow Wilson Street exit (Exit 98) and turn left at the second light onto State Street.
  • Turn left onto Riverside Drive, which is the very next light.
  • Halfway down the hill, the Belhaven University Welcome Center will be on your right.
  • Visitor Parking will be in front of the building by the flagpole.
  • 855 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202

Contact Us

Office of Admission

Phone: 601-968-5940

Mailing Address:
1500 Peachtree Street, Box 153
Jackson, MS 39202

For campus visit:
Jimmy Hood Welcome Center
855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202

Fax: 601-300-2932

admission@belhaven.edu

BU letters displayed outside admission office

Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13