To start your visit to Belmont Abbey College, please download this map of the campus!  

 Campus Map

Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes Resized-GrottoIMG_0139

The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is an official Catholic pilgrimage destination and dedicated specifically to fostering vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Diocese of Charlotte. While visiting the Grotto, make the stations of the Cross and enjoy the surrounding gardens maintained by the monks.

Basilica of Mary Help of Christians BASILICA

Built over 100 years ago, the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians contains stained glass windows that were exhibited at the World’s Fair in 1892. Read more about the Basilica in this informative brochure

St Joseph Adoration Chapel resized-adoration-chapel

We are blessed with an Adoration Chapel on campus that is open to the students as well as the public. The chapel is open 24 hours/day and the Blessed Sacrament is exposed during the hours are 5 am to 9 pm, both during the academic year and when classes are not in session.

Adorers are always needed! If you are interested in adoring for an hour please contact  Patrick Ford in Campus Ministry at Both students and community members are encouraged to sign up for an hour of adoration.


During your visit. 

You are welcome to enjoy a meal in the Campus Dining Hall  by paying at the door with check or credit card. The charge is $8. Holy Grounds is also open to the public serving coffee and deli breakfast and lunch. Hours are limited. UPDATE: Starting Thursday, March 27, 2014, Holy Grounds will run extended hours on a trial basis. Please click here for more information.

A schedule of events such as Abbey Theatre productions and Arts at the Abbey exhibitions is available at the Event Calendar.

The Student Commons hosts the Mail Services and a 24-hour student center with pool tables, foosball, TVs and couches for students to relax, study and congregate at any time. It is monitored by Campus Police and CCTV.

Our Division II Abbey Crusaders have games nearly every night of the week. Check for the updated schedule.

Take a walk along Brother Paul’s Trail or around the beautiful campus.

The Abbot Vincent Taylor Library is open to the public and students alike. Belmont Abbey College boasts a large Rare Books collection. Scholars who wish to visit the Rare Book room can contact the library to set up a time. 704-461-6748. Read more about the Rare Books Collection in this recent article from “Crossroads,” the magazine of Belmont Abbey College.

The fitness facilities at the Wheeler Athletic Center are for student use only.