New Bruin Bucket List

Besides studying, making new friends and getting involved in student activities…there’s a lot of fun to be had as a new Belmont Bruin with so much to do on and off campus!

Welcome Week

From Move in Day, Tower Jam, SERVE and Life Under the Tower– your journey as a Belmont Bruin begins with a full slate of activities and Belmont traditions.

Radnor Lake

Take in some nature and go for a hike at nearby Radnor Lake.

Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge

Take a pic downtown from one of the best spots to view the Nashville skyline.

The Fountains

Check out the beautiful Belmont fountains at night.

Percy Priest Lake

If water is your thing–then the recreational activities at Percy Priest Lake are a must!


Say cheese…and take a selfie with Bruiser.

Belmont Murals

Snap a photo at one of Belmont’s amazing murals.

12 South

This neighborhood is a foodie and shopping paradise! Try everything from ice cream, to burgers, pizza and tacos in the 12South Neighborhood, while checking out the amazing retail options.

Ryman Auditorium

Take in a live show downtown at one of the most famous performance venues in the world.

East Nashville

Check out the eclectic, historic and hip area of East Nashville–home to many visual artists and musicians.

Food Truck Fridays

From international cuisine, burgers, pizza and sweet treats; explore new flavors at Food Truck Friday!

Battle of the Belmont Bands

Grab your friends, a frisbee, a blanket and head to the lawn for an evening of music by some of Belmont’s most talented student and alumni bands.

Throwback Prom

Dance the night away to your favorite retro tunes.


Make a difference in the lives of others on a student-led mission trip by serving at Immersion (fall break) or Plunge (spring break)

Bear Creek

There’s nothing more relaxing than listening to the soft sounds of water cascading down Bear Creek.

Battle of the Boulevard

Lose your voice cheering at Battle of the Boulevard when the Belmont Bruins take on the Lipscomb Bisons.

Live on the Lawn

Check out talented Belmont students as they perform on The Lawn on Fridays in the Fall.

Music on the Quad

Catch a student concert in McAfee, Massey Performing Arts Center, Curb Café or the Quad.

Beaman Student Life Center

Climb the Beaman rock wall, take a group fitness class or rent gear and go camping for the weekend.


Celebrate all things Belmont with a week full of activities–including the Homecoming Pep Rally, Chapel, Concert, Tailgate, Men & Women’s Basketball Games, and of course, the crowning of the Homecoming King & Queen.

Puppies & Popsicles

Take an exam study break at the Lila Bunch Library with puppies and popsicles.

National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM)

Soak in the sounds and interactive exhibits at the NMAAM, which showcases the musical genres inspired, created or influenced by African-Americans.

1900 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212