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Summer Pre-Orientation Checklist

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Register for Summer Orientation

Due Date: Starting on January 22, 2020

Summer Orientation is designed to complete key enrollment functions such as academic planning. Students must submit their enrollment deposit in order to register for Summer Orientation. Important registration information is located here.


Sign Up for 'Belmont Alerts' 

Due Date: Starting in June 2020

Belmont Alerts is Belmont University’s emergency messaging system. Starting on June 1, 2020, you will be able to sign up to receive text alerts and emails in the event of a campus closure or emergency. When the time comes, please add your cell phone number to the Belmont Alerts system. To do this, sign in to myBelmont and select Belmont Alerts from the Campus Security and Safety folder on the left side of this page. Once the Belmont Alerts page opens, use the “Contact Type” field to enter the cell phone numbers that you want to receive Belmont Alerts. You are welcome to add family members to these contacts. Once finished, simply close the Belmont Alerts window. For more information, click here for Belmont Alerts.


Complete Housing Form

Due Date: As soon as you receive your enrollment confirmation email.

Once you have been officially accepted to the university and paid your enrollment deposit, it's time for you to complete your online housing application through your myBelmont account.  Click here to learn about the housing form.


Submit Health Insurance/Immunization Forms 

Due Date: June 1, 2020

Belmont University requires that all students utilize their Health Portal to complete the Belmont Medical History, Immunization Records, and verification of health insurance, and manually enter all dates from Immunization records by the end of Summer Orientation session. Click here for instructions on submitting these documents. 


Register for Belmont's Leadership Connections

Due Date: Right Now!

The Belmont Office of Leadership Development, BOLD, is a great way for First Year Students and Transfer Students to continue their leadership journey at Belmont. It’s also a great way for new leaders to get involved and begin to learn and practice leadership.

Students who take advantage of campus-wide leadership development opportunities will have a chance to participate in various training and development workshops, retreats, conferences, and other challenging experiences to prepare for leadership roles on and off campus.

Start now! If you are interested in more leadership development experiences at Belmont, fill out this short form and let us know!

Log into BruinLink to discover campus-wide leadership and engagement opportunities and be on the lookout for emails giving you directions on next steps.

Email bold@belmont.edu if you have questions or concerns once you’ve arrived on campus. We’re happy to help!


Set Up Your BruinPrint Account 

Welcome to BruinPrint, Belmont's student print station system. Operating through a network of hi-speed printers located throughout the academic buildings and many of the dorms, BruinPrint will offer a variety of printing options including Print Anywhere. This special feature will allow students to send print jobs from their phones, tablets, personal laptops, or from campus computer labs for pickup at any BruinPrint station on campus. The BruinPrint system provides a consistent user experience while also meeting the diverse printing needs of Belmont University's student body. Click here for complete information on BruinPrint.


Confirm Your Major

Due Date: June 1, 2020

New students may view their major in their “Degree Works” after their enrollment confirmation/deposit has been processed by Enrollment Services. To access Degreeworks, login into your "myBelmont" account, and click the “Registration” drop down menu; then click “Degreeworks (student)”. Make sure you allow pop-ups in your computer settings in order to open Degreeworks. At the top of the new window, you should see your selected major.

If you wish to change your major prior to Summer Orientation, contact your Admissions Counselor. Once you register for classes, you may access the change of major form on the Registrar’s website and follow the instructions as provided if you wish to change your major in the future. Students who are enrolled in classes will send the change of major form to the Registrar’s office for processing.


View Information on Class Registration

Due Date: Before attending your Summer Orientation session

Registering for courses for the first time can feel overwhelming. The below videos are designed to give you the tools and information you need to prepare for course registration. We recommend that all new students watch the below videos prior to Summer Orientation.

 


Remove Your Policy Hold

Due Date: Prior to Summer Orientation

You may find that you have a Policy Hold on your account when you log into MyBelmont. To remove the hold, click on the link that says "Review policy and remove hold" which will take you to a page that contains the full policy. Read it and acknowledge that you have read and understand the policy.


Financial Aid Checklist

Due Date: Completed throughout the summer

Once you have been officially accepted to the university and paid your enrollment deposit, you will want to make sure you are taking care of all the key financial processes. Click here see the Financial Aid Checklist: http://www.belmont.edu/sfs/aid/faqs.html.


Order Your Textbooks 

Due Date: July 31, 2020

Bruin Books is Belmont University's completely online textbook ordering system designed to offer a seamless, price competitive and direct-ship service for all your textbook needs. The portal for ordering will be open from July 12th through July 31st. You will learn more about Bruin Books at summer orientation as well as email communication to your Belmont pop account. In the meantime, please visit Bruin Books for full details.


Register Your Vehicle or Bicycle

Due Date: August 1, 2020

If you plan on riding in style by bringing a bicycle or a vehicle to campus in the fall, make sure you register with campus security.


Complete Alcohol Edu/Haven

Due Date: Part 1 due Setpember 30th; Part 2 due November 30th

AlcoholEDU is a web-based alcohol prevention program currently used at more than 500 colleges and universities across the country. It uses the latest prevention techniques and scientific research to educate students about the impact of alcohol on the mind and body. AlcoholEdu will enable you to make informed choices regarding the use of alcohol and the behavior of peers. All survey responses are strictly confidential.

AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention (SAP) registration instructions can be found on MyBelmont under "Campus Life" tab. You then will be required to complete part 1 of Alcohol EDU and Haven by September 30 and complete part 2 of Alcohol Edu and Haven by November 30. Failure to complete these tasks on time will result in a hold being placed on your account.


Register for Kiva

Due Date: Takes place in June During Summer Orientation

The Freshmen Kiva Initiative is an amazing opportunity that Belmont provides to freshmen students in order to experience stewarding funds to help an individual in our global community. Students will learn more about and participate in Belmont's KIVA Initiative during Summer Orientation.


Pay Belmont Fees

Due Date: August 2020

Make sure you pay your bills by early August to avoid late fees or withdrawal from Belmont.