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Welcome Week Schedule

 A full Welcome Week schedule will be posted in July 2021. See below for our traditional Welcome Week events that you won't want to miss!

Note: All Welcome Week events are subject to change.

  • Below are several traditional Welcome Week events. We will be posting a full Welcome Week schedule in July 2021.

    THE PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES'  WELCOME

    The President and Board of Trustees host a welcome for all new students and their families. During this event, you'll enjoy a meal, music from Belmont student bands, and the kick-off session for Welcome Week.

    TOWER JAM AND MEET YOUR TOWER TEAM

    This session is the first chance for students to meet their TT group! You don't want to miss this!

    THE MATRICULATION CEREMONY

    An annual gathering of staff, faculty, students and families to celebrate the heritage of Belmont University and our commitment to community, faith and learning.

    SERVE

    Our annual community service event sends over 2,000 new students serving into the Nashville community.

    LIFE UNDER THE TOWER

    This event, led by current seniors, officially welcomes to students into our community. The spirit of Belmont comes together to "insure Belmont College of days more glorious and opportunities more abundant" during a ceremony the evening before classes begin. (Quoted from the Founder's Day address by Chancellor, Dr. Herbert C. Gabhart, March 11, 1963)


    PARENTS AT WELCOME WEEK

    Parents are encouraged to attend our Saturday night and Sunday morning Welcome Week events. We will start our student only Welcome Week events around 11:00am on Sunday.

    We will be providing parent communication and connection opportunities throughout the year. If you as a parent have not yet signed up for our parent newsletter, we encourage you to do so: Join our Parent Mailing List


    QUESTIONS

    If you have specific questions regarding Welcome Week, please contact the Office of New Student Orientation Programs at: 

    Email: orientation@belmont.edu

    Phone: 615.460.8529