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Important Next Steps

Below you’ll find important next steps to help you navigate upcoming deadlines, register for programs, and prepare to begin your Bellarmine experience.

Knight U Summer Social Series Events


Commuter Student Event: Wednesday, July 7, 4 PM

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Residential Student Event: Wednesday, July 14, 4 PM

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Residential Student Event: Wednesday, July 21, 4 PM

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Commuter Student Event: Wednesday, July 28, 4 PM

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Week of Welcome and Opening Weekend Activities


First-Year Move-In Days: Friday, August 13 - Saturday, August 14 

Commuter Check-In: Sunday, August 15

Week of Welcome Orientation: Sunday, August 15 - Wednesday, August 18

First Day of Classes: Thursday August 19

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Some things you may need to do...


  • Start getting ready for Week of Welcome: LEARN MORE

  • If you’ll be living on campus, keep an eye out for your housing information: GO TO HOUSING APP

  • Share your pictures with your new Bellarmine swag and tag @BellarmineUAdmissions

  • File your FAFSA

  • View your Financial Aid Award online in your student portal. Choose to accept or decline each item on your award, then click “Submit.” If you accept Direct Loans, complete the Loan Entrance Counseling and sign the Promissory Note to have these applied to your Fall 2021 bill: ONE BELLARMINE

  • Request to join the official Bellarmine Class of 2025 Facebook group: JOIN NOW

  • Connect with Class of 2025 and current Knights in GroupMe: JOIN NOW

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Your acceptance to Bellarmine is the official beginning to a new and exciting chapter—a chapter that includes challenging academics, learning and living in an environment that feels like home, making meaningful, life-long relationships, enjoying a fun, fulfilling social life, and discovering a sense of purpose, passion, and direction.

This is Knight Nation

You are now a member of an exceptional, diverse community that includes all the people you'll build connections with during your years at Bellarmine: your fellow Knights, dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, and more than 25,000 proud alumni.

An experience rich in excellence, community, and support

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