Belmont Academic Calendar 2023-2024: Important Dates

Belmont University is a private Christian liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee. Established in 1890, the university has a long and rich history of providing quality education in a nurturing and faith-based environment.

Belmont offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. The university is renowned for its programs in music, music business, and entertainment industry, which have produced numerous successful alumni who have gone on to thrive in the music and entertainment industry. Belmont’s music programs have earned a reputation for excellence, with its commercial music program consistently ranking among the top in the nation.

Additionally, Belmont is known for its programs in business, nursing, healthcare, liberal arts, and social sciences. The Jack C. Massey College of Business at Belmont has been recognized as one of the best business schools in the country, offering programs like finance, accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship. In the field of healthcare, Belmont’s College of Health Sciences and Nursing is known for its rigorous programs that produce competent and compassionate healthcare professionals.

Beyond academics, Belmont University fosters a vibrant campus life with various clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities. The university encourages student involvement and provides numerous opportunities for personal growth and development. With its location in Nashville, often referred to as the “Music City,” students have access to a thriving music scene, live performances, and internship opportunities in the entertainment industry.

Belmont prides itself on its commitment to Christian values and the integration of faith into academics and campus life. The university seeks to nurture its students’ spiritual well-being, encouraging them to embrace their faith and develop a strong moral compass.

The campus itself is beautiful, featuring a mix of historic and modern buildings. The stunning grounds provide a peaceful and inspiring environment for learning and personal growth. Additionally, Belmont has invested significantly in modern facilities and technology to support its academic programs and enhance the overall student experience.

Belmont University has gained recognition as a top-ranked university in the southern United States. Its commitment to academic excellence, vibrant campus life, and faith-based environment make it a popular choice for students seeking a well-rounded education in a supportive and nurturing community.

The Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024 serves as a route map for Belmont University students. It explains the essential dates and deadlines for students to stay on track and graduate on time throughout the year.

There are three semesters in the academic year: fall, spring, and summer. The Fall semester runs from August to December. The Spring semester runs from January to May. The Summer semester runs from May to August.

Each semester consists of a set number of weeks. Every week, students attend classes, take examinations, and complete homework. Each semester has a different number of weeks, however most semesters are 15 weeks long.

Belmont Academic Calendar Fall 2023

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of essential dates and deadlines from the Belmont academic calendar for fall 2023. Please note these important dates to ensure a successful academic year.

  1. Belmont Classfinder is LIVE for FALL 2023 Semester on February 24, 2023.
  2. Fall 2023 Graduate Registration Begins on March 27, 2023. Undergraduate Registration begins the next day, March 28, 2023.
  3. Registration for Fall 2023 Closes on July 13, 2023. Check out myBelmont Login Guide.
  4. The Last Day to apply for Fall 2023 Semester Leave of Absence is August 3, 2023. New Faculty Orientation is from Wednesday, August 2, to Friday, August 4, 2023.
  5. Fall Faculty Workshop is on Monday, August 14, 2023, from 8:30 am to 1:15 pm.
  6. Teaching Center Workshops are on Monday, August 14, and Tuesday, August 15, 2023, according to Belmont academic calendar.
  7. Graduate Registration Opens on Friday, August 18, 2023.
  8. Belmont Fall 2023 Welcome Week is from Friday, August 18, to Wednesday, August 23, 2023.
  9. Fall Orientation Session is on Monday, August 21, 2023.
  10. Undergraduate Registration Begins and Drop/Add Begins on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
  11. Belmont Fall 2023 classes start on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. It is the First Day of Classes for the Fall semester.
  12. Opening Convocation is on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at 10:00 am.
  13. The lastThe last Day of Registration/Schedule Changes is Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
  14. The last Day to Drop with a Refund is Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
  15. The first Day to Withdraw with a “W” grade is Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
  16. Labor Day Holiday is on Monday, September 4, 2023. There are no classes.
  17. The last Day to Withdraw with a “W” grade is Tuesday, September 26, 2023.
  18. The First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “WP” or “WF” Begins on Wednesday, September 27, 2023.
  19. Faculty Promotion/Tenure Applications are DUE on Saturday, September 30, 2023, according to Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024.
  20. The Fall 2023 semester Mid-Point is Wednesday, October 11, 2023.
  21. Mid-Term Grades Due on Friday, October 13, 2023.
  22. Faculty Sabbatical/Study Leave Application Due on Monday, October 16, 2023.
  23. Belmont Fall Break 2023 is on Monday, October 16, and Tuesday, October 17, 2023. Classes resume on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, after the Belmont University Fall Break 2023.
  24. Graduation Application for May 2024 Deadline is Monday, October 23, 2023.
  25. The last day to Withdraw from a course or University with a grade of “WP” or “WF” is Monday, November 6, 2023.
  26. Belmont Thanksgiving Break 2023 is from Wednesday, November 22, to Friday, November 24, 2023. Classes resume on Monday, November 27, 2023.
  27. The last Day of Class is on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.
  28. Academic Preparation Days are on Wednesday, December 6, and Thursday, December 7, 2023, according to Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024.
  29. Belmont Fall 2023 Final Exams are on Friday, December 8, Monday, December 11, to Thursday, December 14, 2023.
  30. Belmont Winter break 2023 is from Friday, December 15, 2023, to Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
  31. Belmont Fall 2023 Graduation and Commencement Ceremony is on Friday, December 15, 2023.
  32. Final Grades are Due at noon CST on Monday, December 18, 2023.

Belmont Move-In Day 2023

Belmont move-in day 2023 is from Thursday, August 17, 2023, to Monday, August 21, 2023.

Get ready for an exciting start to your journey at Belmont University! Fall 2023 Move-In Days are just around the corner, spanning from Thursday, August 17, 2023, to Monday, August 21. Belmont University wants to make your move-in experience as smooth as possible, so all students must come on their assigned day and time.

First-year and transfer students move-in day

Freshman and Transfer Students will have their Move-In Days from Thursday, August 17, to Saturday, August 19, 2023. On Thursday, August 17, Belmont University will welcome students to Patton Hall/Bear House, Thrailkill Hall (Freshmen Only), and Wright Hall.

The following Friday, August 18, Belmont will be ready to greet students moving into Potter Hall, Kennedy Hall, and Maddox Hall.

For transfer students in Tall, Caldwell, Horrell, Dickens, Russell, Hillside, and Belmont Commons, your designated Move-In Day is also on Friday, August 18.

Lastly, on Saturday, August 19, the University will welcome students to Hail Hall, Heron Hall, and Pembroke Hall.

Returning Upperclassmen Students move-in day

For returning Upperclassmen Students, your Move-In Day is from Saturday, August 19, to Monday, August 21, 2023. On Saturday, August 19, Belmont will welcome residents of Caldwell Hall, Thrailkill Hall (Upperclassmen Only), and Dickens Hall (Floors 1, 3, 5 Only).

The next day, Sunday, August 20, it’s time for Tall Hall, Hillside Apartments, and Dickens Hall (Floors 2 & 4 Only) residents to settle in.

Lastly, on Monday, August 21, Belmont University will be ready to welcome Russell Hall, Horrell Hall, and Belmont Commons residents.

Belmont has assigned specific move-in times for each student to ensure a hassle-free move-in. You’ll receive your designated move-in time when you receive your move-in day packet in July, according to Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024.

Arriving at your assigned move-in time is crucial to ensure our staff is fully prepared to assist you, providing you with the best move-in experience possible.

Belmont move in day 2023 resources

If you have any questions or need further information about move-in, please refer to the Belmont Move-In Day Guide and Resources, which will cover everything you need to know for a successful move-in day.

You can find the guide at the following link: Belmont Move-In Day Packet, Or view this Belmont Move-In Day Video below.

Belmont move-in day guide.

Belmont Academic Calendar Spring 2024

For the Spring semester of 2024, I have compiled a list of significant dates and deadlines on the Belmont academic calendar that may be of interest to you.

  1. Classfinder is LIVE for Spring/Summer 2024 Semester on Friday, October 6, 2023.
  2. Spring Graduate Registration Begins on Monday, November 6, 2023.
  3. Spring/May/Summer Undergraduate Registration Begins (returning students) on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
  4. Spring Priority Registration Closes on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, according to Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024.
  5. Leave of Absence Applications are Due for Spring 2024 on Monday, December 18, 2023.
  6. Graduate Registration Opens on Monday, January 8, 2024.
  7. Spring Orientation Session is on Monday, January 8, 2024.
  8. Undergraduate Registration and Drop/Add Begin on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
  9. Belmont Spring 2024 classes start on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. It is the First Day of Classes in the Spring semester.
  10. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday is Monday, January 15, 2024. There are no classes.
  11. The Last Day of Registration/Schedule Changes is Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
  12. The Last Day to Drop with a Refund is Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
  13. The First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” is Wednesday, January 17, 2024.
  14. The Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” is Monday, February 13, 2024.
  15. The First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “WP” or “WF” is Tuesday, February 14, 2024.
  16. Classfinder is LIVE for FALL 2024 Semester on Thursday, February 23, 2024, according to the Belmont academic calendar 2024-2025.
  17. Spring 2024 Semester Mid-Point is Tuesday, February 28, 2024.
  18. Mid-term Grades are Due on Wednesday, March 1, 2024.
  19. Belmont Spring Break 2024 is from Monday, March 4 t,o Friday, March 8, 2024. Classes resume on Monday, March 11, 2024.
  20. Spring Faculty Meeting is on Monday, March 18, 2024.
  21. Fall 2024 Graduate Registration Begins on Monday, March 25, 2024.
  22. The last Day to Withdraw for any reason from a course or University with a grade of “WP” or “WF” is Monday, March 25, 2024.
  23. Fall 2024 Undergraduate Registration Begins on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, according to Belmont academic calendar 2024-2025.
  24. Belmont Easter Break 2024 is from Wednesday, March 28 to Monday, April 1, 2024 (ends at 4:00 pm on 1st).
  25. Scholarship and Awards Day is on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.
  26. The Last Day of Class is Tuesday, April 23, 2024.
  27. Academic Preparation Days are from Wednesday, April 24, to Thursday, April 25, 2024.
  28. Faculty Awards Luncheon is on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, according to Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024.
  29. Spring 2024 Final Exams are from Friday, April 26, Monday, April 29, and Tuesday, April 30, to Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2, 2024.
  30. Belmont 2024 Commencement Ceremony is on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2024.
  31. Final Grades are Due at noon CST on Monday, May 6, 2024.

The Belmont University academic calendar is a helpful tool for students to stay organized and on track during their academic journey. It is a valuable resource that can be used wisely to ensure success.

For more on Belmont academic calendar 2023-2024, visit the Belmont University Calendar Page.