This Summer, Live in the Center of it All

Belhaven University is offering summer 2016 housing in the University Village, our premium apartment-style residence hall.  Belhaven students are not required to be enrolled in summer school, and also have the choice of renting for the entire summer or can enjoy the flexibility of on-campus living for a pro-rated time period that is most convenient for individual schedules.

If you are looking for the best in summer living with no lengthy contract and flexible dates, contact the office of Student Life at Belhaven University at 601-968-5969 or

The University Village is safely located in the heart of campus and has individual suites available for both men or women.  The floors are divided by gender with each individual apartment suite housing up to four students in their own private bedroom, plus two full bathrooms.  Students living in the University Village will enjoy amenities, each as part of their rental payment:

  • Fully furnished apartment (bed, dresser, couches, table) including a high-definition television
  • Kitchen including brand-new appliances (refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave), pantry, and eat-in bar
  • Premium front loading washer and dryer
  • Exclusive access to the University Village fitness center, lobby, and study rooms, and “New Orleans style” courtyard
  • High-speed gigabit internet access
  • High-definition television service with DVR capability
  • Access to campus security and on-campus parking
  • All utilities are included in the price

The University Village is a wonderful opportunity for students to enjoy apartment-style living in a Christ-centered supportive environment at a monthly rate of $695.  In order to reserve your room please fill out the housing application online: or contact the office of Student Life at 601-968-5969 or

The Top Social Media Stories of 2015

Happy New Year from Belhaven University!


2015 was a great year at Belhaven University. We celebrated record enrollment, numerous awards, and our students received great recognition. Over the past two weeks, we have counted down 15 for 15: The top social media stories of the year – the most liked, shared and commented stories – on our official Facebook page.


The Top Stories of 2015 included:

  1. Belhaven signed a dual degree partnership, enabling students to receive an engineering degree from Ole Miss.
  2. The $9 million Robbie and Dudley Hughes University Village Residence Hall opened in the heart of campus.
  3. The Dance Department was recognized as one of the top 10 university choreography programs in the nation.
  4. Former women’s basketball coach Gwen Davis was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

  5. Belhaven released a smartphone app that is available for free download in Apple and Google Play stores.

  6. The university rebooted its Computer Science program, selecting Dr. David O’Gwynn to lead the department.

  7. Students from the sports administration program traveled to London to learn about international sports business.

  8. U.S. News and World Report named Belhaven among its “Best Regional Colleges” for the third consecutive year.

  9. Belhaven held the 83rd edition of its famous Singing Christmas Tree.

  10. Homecoming 2015 featured food, fun and a Blazer football victory.

  11. Belhaven sophomore Miranda Kunk was accepted to the prestigious Summer Scholars program at Oxford University in England.

  12. Blazer skipper Hill Denson won his 1000th collegiate baseball game as a head coach.

  13. The Theatre Department performed “Shrek, the Musical” to sell out crowds.

  14. The Blazer basketball team went viral with a last-second three pointer to defeat Auburn-Montgomery on the road.

  15. Belhaven was recognized as a Military Friendly School.

To keep up with what is happening on campus in 2016, make sure to follow Belhaven on our other social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin , YouTube and Pinterest.


News from Belhaven University – November 2015

“Military Friendly” Title Awarded to Belhaven

Belhaven University has a long history of supporting the U.S. military in their pursuit of higher education. The University was nationally recognized for its service to the U.S. military and awarded the prestigious title of 2016 Military Friendly School.

The award honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensuring their success on campus and after graduation. Read More

Psychology Students Win Best Research Award

Five students from Belhaven’s Psychology Department won an award for best undergraduate psychology research at the Annual Convention of the Mississippi Psychological Association on September 16, 2015 in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

The students conceived, designed and conducted their original study as part of the undergraduate Honors Research class taught by Dr. Scott White, Professor of Psychology. Read More

Belhaven Arts Programs Celebrate Recent Performances

The Belhaven University School of the Arts has had a busy schedule recently! The Theatre Department finished a sold-out run of Shrek, the Musical. The Music Department hosted three of its most popular performances – the Symphony Orchestra concert, the Best of Belhaven concert as well as the Choral and Vocal Concert. The Dance Department featured its Fall Dance Concert.

Registration for 2016 Spring and Summer Classes Ongoing

The 2016 spring and summer semesters will be here before you know it, and registration on October 26-30 will help your students plan their next semester at Belhaven University.

Classes for undergraduate, adult, graduate and online are available to preview on the Schedule of Classes page or current students can log into BlazeNet and view the latest updates.

With over 27 academic majors, each providing a specific area of focus, you can choose from hundreds of classes at one of Belhaven’s campuses or online. Find the right class schedule that fits into your life and helps you plan your year in education. Once you find the course you are interested in studying, contact the corresponding Belhaven Admission Office to apply. One of our admission counselors will help you enroll and get started today.

News from Belhaven University – September 2015

Belhaven Named Christian College of Distinction

For the sixth consecutive year, Belhaven University was recognized for its excellence in student-focused higher education and awarded the title of 2015-2016 Christian College of Distinction.  Read More


Violinist Excels in Belhaven Music Program

In only her sophomore year, Jessica Schmidt is excelling as a violin major and making waves in the music world.  Read More



Homecoming 2015 Set for October 15-17

Alumni, students, parents and families are invited to attend Back to Belhaven Homecoming Weekend 2015 on October 15-17.  Read More