Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

W. Soccer. Soccer Plays to 1-1 Draw at Sam Houston State

Baylor soccer played to its first tie of the season in a 1-1 double-overtime decision at Sam Houston State Friday evening at Pritchett Field.

Football. Baylor, SMU Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 56-21 win over SMU Sept. 4, 2015, at Gerald J. Ford Stadium

Football. No. 4 Football Cruises Past SMU in Second Half, 56-21

Seth Russell threw for 376 yards with three of his five touchdowns to Jay Lee, and the new starting quarterback also ran for a score as fourth-ranked Baylor finally got back on the field with 56-21 victory at SMU on Friday night.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Tops Sam Houston State in Five Sets

For the second straight match Baylor volleyball came from behind to win the final two sets and defeat Sam Houston State in five sets, 25-21, 21-25, 20-25, 25-19, 15-9, on Friday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.

Baylor Lariat: On Topic guest announced for Fall 2015

Sept. 3, 2015
Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr announced that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be the guest speaker for the Fall 2015 On Topic, which will take place Sept. 23 in Waco Hall. Giuliani is a noted speaker and author and former. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. at the Bill Daniel Student Center Ticket Office.

Christianity Today: Books and Culture: “The Dregs of Christendom”

Sept. 1, 2015
Review of “Baptists in America: A History” by Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D., associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and Barry Hankins, Ph.D., professor of history in the College of Arts & Sciences.

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Baylor Fans Gearing Up for Gameday

Sept. 3, 2015
VIDEO: With the Baylor Bears enjoying their highest preseason football ranking ever at No. 4, Baylor fans are looking forward to the season by gearing up for gameday to show their spirit and support.

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Baylor Football Games Completely Booked

Sept. 3, 2015
VIDEO included: Every Baylor University football season ticket package has been sold out since June. “We’ve got the nation’s longest home field winning streak,” said Nick Joos, executive associate athletics director for external affairs. “Having a rocking McLane Stadium is vital to Coach Briles and his team, and our fans bring tremendous energy and tremendous passion to the stadium six times a year.”

Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

High school students dreaming of a career in the fashion business but also wanting the experience of a four-year private school can find no better spot for both than Baylor. So says a new ranking from, a website that serves as a resource for anyone interested in a degree in fashion design. Baylor’s fashion merchandising offerings […]

Alum turns passion for barbecue into service for El Paso’s homeless

Many barbecue fans travel all over Texas for great brisket and sausage, making it their mission to find the state’s best barbecue. As a Baylor student, Blake Barrow was one of them, regularly driving over 100 miles to find the best barbecue. Now, he’s making barbecue a part of his mission — by serving brisket, sausage […]

Who’s the most #BaylorProud? Vote now!

A few weeks ago, we asked you, Baylor Nation, to post pictures to Twitter and Instagram of how you show your Baylor pride. After sorting through hundreds of photos, we’ve picked 29 finalists for the “Are You #BaylorProud?” photo contest. Now, it’s your turn to choose the winner. Between now and Sept. 3, go to this photo gallery on the […]

New commercial showcases Baylor professors’ caring nature

Viewers who tune in Friday’s Baylor-SMU football game — a nationally televised contest on ESPN — will see more than just a good football team; they’ll also get a glimpse at the heart of Baylor, as the university’s new 30-second commercial makes its debut. But you, Baylor family, don’t have to wait; you can see it […]

Baylor University Closed Sept. 7 For Labor Day Holiday

WACO, TX (Sept. 4, 2015) – In observance of Labor Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 7.

Esteemed Architect to Visit Baylor, Motivate Students to Practice Sustainable Design

WACO, Texas (Sept. 4, 2015) – Baylor University’s interior design program is hosting “The Ethics of Sustainable Design: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Consciousness” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in Draper Room 152.

Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone

WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of dings and buzzes from incoming texts and emails are just too much to take. And, before you know it, you’re scanning your smartphone. Again. Can the cycle be broken? Can people really put down their smartphones?

Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.