welcome week 2022July 12, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven's Welcome Week is August 18-27 and will mark the beginning of the semester for new and returning students with a week of exciting events. The2022 Welcome Week Schedule provides students and parents a comprehensive list of all that is happening on and off campus.

Assistant Dean of Student Engagement Meredith Palmer said, “We can't wait to welcome students to their new home and introduce them to the many opportunities they have as Blazers. Students can expect a week full of fun and purposeful activities that will connect them to their campus and the greater Belhaven community.”

Welcome Week 2022 will introduce new events, such as Belhaven Trivia Night and a Residence Hall Crawl, and include some of the University's most loved traditions like the annual Blazer Beach Bash.

Palmer adds, “Over 25 events will be provided for both new and returning students from August 18-27 with countless opportunities to enjoy free food and snacks, win prizes, get to know Belhaven faculty and staff, and meet new friends.”

Campus and community connections, Kickin' It with Campus Rec, Discover Jackson Tours, Culture Connect, Welcome Back Coffee and Tea, BU Cribs, and orientation are just some of the many events and activities students can expect during this busy week.

Academic advising, faculty panels, and other informative sessions will prepare students for their upcoming semester of study.This week is also a good time for students to meet with professors and staff. They can turn in all necessary forms and paperwork while getting their mailbox key, ID card, and car decal.

Also, be on the lookout for Belhaven's 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.