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Summer Semester Start

Welcome to Belmont! We know the choice to enroll here is no small decision, and we are excited that you have decided to join the Bruin community. As a student starting in the summer semester, our priority is your course registration, helping you sign up for your summer orientation session, and helping you navigate the logistical tasks necessary to ensure your successful start at Belmont.

Here are the necessary steps you need to take:

checklist.pngRegister for your summer courses

For course registration, you will first need to verify that no pre-requisites are required for the class(es) in which you wish to enroll. The course description will tell you what is required, if anything. You can find the information at:

If no pre-requisites are required, you may register during open registration. The date and time of open registration can be found at for the term in which you are approved.

To register for your summer course, you will need to receive academic advising from the department in which you are wishing to take classes. You can find a list of the departments at  Please email the department in order to schedule a time to discuss your academic courses. If you have questions about this process, please contact your admissions counsel or email


Sign up for summer orientation

To sign up for summer orientation, you will need to contact Office of New Student Orientation Programs at or 615.460.8529. When you call or email, have your BUID number ready. The New Student Orientation office will then help you register for Summer Orientation.


Complete logistical tasks

You will also need to complete the following logistical tasks:

  1. Get your Belmont Student ID & Parking Pass: To complete both these tasks, visit Campus Security located in the Gabhart Building. Campus Security is open 24/7.

  2. Sign up for Belmont Alerts: Belmont Alerts is Belmont’s emergency messaging system. Click here to subscribe:

  3. Click on the Pre-Orientation Checklist and complete all pre-orientation checklist tasks.

More Information

If for any reason your plans have changed and you no longer intend to enroll at Belmont, please contact your Admissions Counselor, Brooke Brannin, in the Office of Admissions at

If you have any questions as you continue to transition into the Belmont community or if you do wish to attend one of the Orientation sessions to help you prepare for life at Belmont, feel free to contact us at or by phone at (615) 460-8529.

Once again, welcome to Belmont!

Ryan Holt 
Director of New Student Orientation Programs