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!
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.
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.
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.
Snap a photo at one of Belmont’s amazing murals.
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.
Take in a live show downtown at one of the most famous performance venues in the world.
Check out the eclectic, historic and hip area of East Nashville–home to many visual artists and musicians.
Food Truck Fridays
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.
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)
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.