Save the Date: October 20-22, 2023

Homecoming and Family Weekend is more than just an event. It’s an occasion to celebrate everything that’s unique and incredible about Belhaven University. Join us back on campus October 20-22, 2023 to enjoy special events, share memories, build new traditions, and reunite.

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View the Homecoming and Family Weekend schedule below or download a print-friendly PDF of the Homecoming schedule.

Continue to check back frequently for details and updates surrounding our schedule of events. Additional information will also be shared via e-mail and Facebook.

2023 Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule

Parent and Family Check-In
3:00-5:00pm, Student Center Desk
 (Students and their families)

Alumni Award Recipients Meet and Greet
4:30-5:15pm, Joy Lackey, McCravey Triplett Student Center
This reception is for 2023 alumni award recipients and their spouses.

Alumni Awards Ceremony
5:30 PM, Dr. Billy Kim International Center
This will be a great time of fellowship and celebration. Dinner will be served. Tickets are $25, seats are limited. RSVP by Oct. 12th.

Pep Rally and Highland Games
7:30-9:00pm, Belhaven Bowl (All)
This will be the third annual Pep Rally and Highland Games, open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Alumni Tennis Reunion, 8:00pm
Belhaven Town Center, 1121 N Jefferson St, Jackson, MS 39202

Alumni Tour of Campus
9:00 am, Welcome Desk, McCravey -Triplett Student Center.
Join the Alumni Office for a guided one-hour tour of campus.

Alumni Tennis Match & Pickleball
9:00 am, FitNetWork, 300 Lake Circle, Madison, MS 39110

50 Year Club
10:00 am, Dr. Billy Kim International Student Center, Room 202
All alumni from the classes of 1973 and earlier are invited to attend and reminisce.  Brunch will be served. RSVP by Oct. 12th

Alumni Homecoming Tailgate
11:00 am, Belhaven Bowl, Stadium Operations and Media Center Patio
Join us under the alumni hospitality tent to watch the game and fellowship. Lunch plates available for purchase.We will celebrate the Tennis National Championship Anniversary and Hall of Fame Celebration.

Parent & Family Tailgate
11:00 am-Halftime of football game (Belhaven Bowl) (Students and their families)
This will be a come-and-go table with snacks, giveaways, and games for families and students.

Football Game: Belhaven vs. Methodist University
12:00 pm, Belhaven Bowl
Watch the game from the alumni hospitality tent or from the Belhaven Bowl. Free Admission.

Mother and Daughter Tea
Immediately Following Football Game (BKIC 202) (ALL)
This will be the third annual Mother and Daughter Tea, open to all female students and visitors.

Father and Son Axe Throwing
Immediately Following Football Game (Location TBD) (All)
This will be a new event open to all male students and visitors.

Women’s Soccer: Belhaven vs. Wesleyan College
5:00 pm, Belhaven Bowl
Free admission.

Homecoming Dance
8:00pm (Auxiliary Gym) (Students)
This traditional event will be open to Belhaven students.

Homecoming and Family Weekend Worship
8:30 am, First Presbyterian Church N. State St., Jackson, MS 39202

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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021

Homecoming and Family Weekend Additional Info

If you would like to help plan your class reunion, please contact Martha Hooey at 601-974-6381 or

Hilton Garden Inn - Jackson/Madison
320 New Mannsdale Road
Madison, MS 39110
T: 601-420-0442 or toll-free at 877-782-9444

  • Rate: $124
  • Group Code: BHC
  • The last day to book at this special group rate is October 6, 2023.
  • Reservations must be cancelled 15 days prior to stay without any penalty.

Homewood Suites by Hilton – Jackson Fondren Medical District
2815 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
T: 601-398-9500

  • Rate: $119 - $159
  • Group Code: Belhaven University

Residence Inn - The District at Eastover
1248 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
T: 601-362-8003

  • Rate: $129
  • Group Code: Belhaven Homecoming 2023
  • The last day to book at this special group rate is September 30, 2023
  • Reservations must be cancelled up to 2 days prior without any penalty.

Peachtree House – Airbnb
1523 Peachtree Street
Jackson, MS 39202
T: 601-953-499

View a list of some of our favorite places to eat, right near campus.

To avoid Millsaps traffic, we recommend coming to campus from I-55 and Fortification exit.

  • Parking is available in the NEW parking garage located at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Arlington Street.

Shop Belhaven University apparel, merchandise, and gifts anytime at the Belhaven Bookstore online.  The Bookstore will be open:

  • Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Verse of the Year

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

Philippians 2:13