2020 Welcome Week To Launch New Academic Year

Welcome Week 2020August 3, 2020 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven's 2020 Welcome Week is August 21 and will mark the beginning of the semester for new freshmen and transfer students with a week of planned events to help form friendships, acclimate to campus and the community, and set up students for a successful year.

The2020 Welcome Week Scheduleprovides students and parents a comprehensive list of all that is happening on and off campus. The Belhaven University App, downloadable through iTunes and Google Play, will give new students an interactive Welcome Week experience, keeping them informed and up-to-date.

Ultimate frisbee, Epic relay, coffee and snacks, new student and family dinners, campus-wide worship, museum visits, Belhaven's Get Involved Fair, Belhaven's Organization Fair are just some of the many activities students can expect during the week.

Orientation, academic advising, residence hall meetings, and other informative sessions will prepare students for the upcoming semester.New students will meet in upperclassmen-led peer groups before the first day of class to answer frequently asked questions, help learn about Belhaven's campus and traditions, and forge lasting relationships. Students can turn in all necessary forms and paperwork while getting a mailbox key, ID card, and car decal.

Be on the lookout for Belhaven Move-In Day Volunteers who will help students get settled into their rooms. For more information about Belhaven's Welcome Week, contact the Office of Student Development at 601-968-8990 or emailsdevelopment@belhaven.edu.