Commencement Information for our Campuses

Commencement Information for Jackson Campus

Congratulations upon your anticipated graduation from Belhaven University. We are providing information for students and families as you prepare for commencement services.

We are very excited to announce that we will be hosting commencement for our 2020 and 2021 graduates on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, Mississippi. We will have three (3) ceremonies and anticipate a wonderful day celebrating your accomplishments at Belhaven University.

Please read the information below carefully as you must follow each item to be added to a walking list for the ceremonies.

Regalia - Orders and RSVP

Please follow this Belhaven University regalia website link to submit your regalia order AND RSVP for the ceremony.

If you ordered and received regalia in 2020, you must still complete the RSVP portion of the form to be added to the walking list.

The deadline to order regalia/submit RSVP is April 12th. The website will be closed for orders after that time, and you will not be eligible to participate in the May ceremonies if you do not order/RSVP by this date.

Ceremony Time and Tickets

In order to guarantee you receive tickets please respond by April 1st. Any orders made between April 2 - April 12 will be processed but we cannot guarantee that tickets will be available for your ceremony.

Please check your official Belhaven student email account after April 5th for information concerning your ceremony time and a link to reserve tickets. You must RSVP to receive this email.


Diplomas will not be available for pickup at commencement.

Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates: You should have already received your diploma. If you have not received your diploma, please email from your official Belhaven email address and provide your name, degree earned, term you completed your classes for this degree, and your mailing address.

Spring 2021 graduates: Your diploma will be mailed to the address on record during the first week of June. Please be sure your address is correct before May 1st. To submit a change of address please email from your official Belhaven email address to verify your identity.

Visitor Information

Contact Information

Lee Craig, Coordinator of Ceremonies, 601-968-5922

Photo Gallery

Photos and video will be posted in a new album on the Belhaven University FaceBook site in the days following the commencement ceremony.