Early Knights

Early Knights 2017 group photo


The Early Knights program is an opportunity for incoming students of color to connect with Bellarmine in the summer prior to enrollment. During this experience, students will:

  • Engage with a peer mentor who will lead them through the program and answer questions about BU.
  • Connect with incoming students of color who will be part of their journey for the next four years.
  • Discover their leadership style and how to get involved on campus their first semester.
  • Network and meet Bellarmine faculty members of color and in their major.
  • Determine strategies for success during their first year and beyond.
  • Explore cultural opportunities in the city of Louisville, such as the Muhammad Ali Center, and engage in service.

Program Benefits

  • Opportunity to connect with other incoming students of color, faculty and staff and upper class mentors.
  • Early experience living in the Residence Halls on campus
  • Exploration of the city of Louisville and connection to community partners and service
  • Sessions and workshops focused on leadership, identity development, the student experience and more.