BELLE AIR YEARBOOK

Belle Air Yearbook

Since 1922, the Belle Air Yearbook has captured the many faces and life stories of students and the University. We proudly continue the tradition of commemorating the journeys the Villanova community embarks on each year.

The Belle Air Yearbook has won numerous awards, including honors from the Printing Industries of America, Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Associated Collegiate Press.

Our Mission

We strive to create an exceptional book each yearone that not only serves as a record for students and the University but something that captivates and tells an engaging story through pictures and articles.

Co-Editor in Chief: Julia "BZ" Ulsh

Section Editors:

Academics: Natalie Schirmacher, Sanskar Agrawal

Student Life: Mary Fleming

Organizations: Alexandra Penzi

Fraternity and Sorority Life: Lindsay Cook 

Athletics: Colleen Cusat

Campus Ministry: Julia "BZ" Ulsh

Book An Appointment 

To ensure a spot in the Belle Air Yearbook, you must book a portrait sitting session with our photography company. We do not accept portraits from any other sources. There is a $5 sitting fee to have your photo taken for the yearbook. You are not required to purchase any photo packages to have your portrait in the yearbook.

Use Villanova’s code, 87113, when signing up for your portrait. Portraits are taken in Dougherty Hall, West Lounge by appointment only.

Important Note: The last sessions for the Class of 2021 was from March 1-5, 2021.

How to Select Senior Portraits

Any student who sat for a senior portrait will be able to do select a portrait for the 2021 yearbook beginning Monday, March 22 through Thursday, April 1, 2021. Every member of the Class of 2021 should have received a special session ID and access code via email. Once students receive this code, visit shop.prestigeportraits.com and enter the session ID and access code to choose the yearbook pose.

If you do not receive this link, please email belleairyearbook@villanova.edu

Celebrate Your Student’s Graduation

Commemorate your student's college achievements by purchasing a senior congratulatory in the 2021 edition of the Belle Air Yearbook. Each ad will be created by our graphic design team to maintain consistency and professionalism.

Ad sales will end on February 28, 2021.

Instructions for purchasing a senior grad ad:

  1. Fill out the Senior Ad Form and email your completely designed ad OR pictures for our staff to design in .jpeg or .png format to belleairyearbook@villanova.edu.

NOTE: You can use programs such as Canva or Photoshop to create your ad. If you need help creating an ad or getting one in the required format, please contact us.

Size Dimensions:

  • Full Page: 8Wx10H
  • Half-Page: 8Wx5H
  • 1/4 Page: 4Wx5H
  • 1/8 Page: 4Wx2.7H

Picture number limits per ad size: 

  • Full-Page: Up to 6 photos
  • Half-Page: Up to 4 photos
  • 1/4 Page: Up to 2 photos
  • 1/8 page: 1 photo

2. After submitting the form an email confirmation will be sent.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Senior Portraits

To be featured in the yearbook, you must have your portrait taken by our photography company. There are absolutely no exceptions. This is to ensure consistency as well as technical standards required for the printing of the book. No outside photographs are permitted under any circumstances.

There is a $5 sitting fee. You are not required to purchase any photo packages to be featured in the yearbook.

The system schedules appointments periodically, so you will need to wait until it gets closer to the date you wish to book.

We offer three sessions that are scattered throughout the year. Sessions occur during the fall semester and the last session happens in the spring semester.

If you cannot make any sessions, you will need to visit the studio to have your portrait taken. The address is:

3580 Progress Drive #D
Bensalem, PA 19020

Alternatively, you may call 610-519-4211 for additional instructions.

 

Belle Air Yearbook

The Belle Air Yearbook is close to 400 pages covering academics, organizations, student life, greek life, sports and seniors.

The yearbooks will be shipped in the middle of summer 2021.

You should list your permanent address as your shipping address. Yearbooks will not be shipped until after Commencement 2021.

You will receive a confirmation email once you place an order. If you have misplaced or no longer have your confirmation, you can call 610-519-4211 or email Belle Air Yearbook to check and see if you have placed an order.

No, payment must be made via credit card.

                   All inquiries regarding previous year's books can be directed to                                                          bellairyearbook@villanova.edu.

Belle Air Yearbook
Corr Hall - Lower Level

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Office Hours: The Belle Air Yearbook staff is solely comprised of students. The best way to contact us is via email.

Message from the Editors

We are very excited about this 2021-2022 academic year, as we are back on campus and it's a very lively time to be at Villanova. The Belle Air Yearbook staff is committed to producing an extraordinary book, espcially this year for the 100th Volume. We encourage all students to join our staff, and we welcome all photo submissions.

We wish everyone a great school year and look forward to seeing you around campus.

Lindsay Cook & Natalie Shirmacher
Editors-in-Chief