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Family WeekendSave the date! September 25 - 27, 2015

We look forward to seeing you for Family Weekend on Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26!  Family Weekend is a great time to return to Belhaven to see your student.  The weekend is full of activities OR you can just hang out and cheer for the Belhaven Blazers football team.

Online registration will open in late summer.  Check back for more information.

Friday, September 25, 2015
8:30am – 3:00pm Belhaven Discovery Day Program
For all siblings and family members interested in enrolling in the Belhaven traditional program.  Please contact Admission Office!
9:00am – 7:00pm Belhaven Bookstore open with Family Weekend specials!
9:00am – 7:00pm Shoebird Café open
11:30am  - 2:00pm Lunch available – Belhaven University Dining Commons ($6.50 per person, pay at the cashier)
1:00pm – 5:00pm Belhaven “Think Center” Open House
Come visit where your student can get help to make them successful in all aspects of college…plus it’s a really cool space
3:30pm- 5:00pm  Faculty Panel – “Keys to Academic Success” in The Think Center
Some of our top professors share what the keys are for students to be successful in their academic careers at Belhaven and beyond.
5:30pm – 7:00pm Family Catfish Dinner in the Dining Commons ($6.50, pay at the cashier) Come have some of the best catfish in Mississippi!
8:00pm – 10:00pm Rec the Night!!! Sponsored by Belhaven Activities and Intramurals
Back by popular demand, campus-wide event is open to students and family members alike.  Come play or watch as participants try their skills at a variety of games such as laser tag, capture the flag, board games and more! The final schedule will be published here after September 1st.
10:00pm Friday night Sibling Sleepover
Siblings (of same gender) may stay overnight in their brother or sister’s room!  Check in with RA.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:00am – 12:00pm Bookstore and Shoebird Café open
10:00am Brunch in the Dining Commons ($6.50 per person, pay at cashier)
10:00am Campus Update and Q&A with President Parrott in the Student Center (light refreshments served, free to all)
Dr. Roger Parrott will share the latest news as well as answer your questions. Don’t miss it!
12:00pm – 1:30pm Belhaven Football Tailgate sponsored by Admission, Student & Residential Life, and Campus Operations staff and families @ Newell Field
From our family to yours!  Come join us before the Blazers play for a cookout, games, face-painting, and cheer practice. Drawings throughout tailgate for “BU stuff” ($5.00 per person/$25 per family maximum, pay at the tent)
12:45pm Coin Toss Drawing: Tailgate Tent @ Newell Field
Drawing for a family and their student to serve as “honorary captains” and toss of coin…winners must be at tailgate and will also receive a BU Blazer “game day” package of merchandise – at Tailgate Tent
1:30pm  Belhaven Blazer Football vs. Huntington University
Evening Dinner on your own with your student
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Morning Worship and Brunch on your own with your student