MBA

Admitted Students

Baylor Business MBA

Welcome to the Hankamer School of Business

We are glad you have chosen to study at Baylor University. We eagerly await your arrival on campus. Before your arrive, you will need to complete the steps below.

Within 30 days of Acceptance

  • Official Documents - If your offer of admission is contingent upon receipt of official documents, you will not be able to activate your Baylor accounts or register for courses until Baylor receives all official documents, i.e. transcripts. Check your goBaylor Grad account to confirm the receipt of all official documents.
  • BearID - Activate your BearID (Baylor email account). The BearID will serve as your primary means of communication with Baylor faculty and staff.
  • BearWeb - Activate your BearWeb student account. BearWeb is Baylor's secure online system allowing students self-service access to information about your financial aid, grades and transcripts, and registration of classes as well as personal information such as addresses, phone numbers and emergency contacts.
  • MBA Enrollment Form - A deposit of $500 is required by the Business School to reserve your place in the MBA program. The deposit can be paid either by credit card or by check while completing the MBA Enrollment Form.
  • Graduate Scholarship - If you received an offer for a Graduate Scholarship award, please sign and return the award agreement to the Business School.

    Additionally, all graduate students receiving a stipend must complete an I-9 and a W-4. See the Graduate School's Student Employment Forms webpage for more information and copies of the forms.

Upon Submitting Deposit

  • International Students - The Business School works with Baylor's Office of International Student and Scholar Services to serve incoming international students.
  • Health Form and Health Insurance - Complete and return the Baylor Health Form to Baylor's Health Center. Research the Student Health Insurance Plan available to Baylor graduate students.
    NOTE: You will also need to provide proof of your Meningitis vaccination required by Texas state law. All students under 30 on the first day of class must have the meningitis vaccination at least 10 days prior to the first day of class. Details are available here.
  • Schedule Advising Appointment - Contact your academic advisor to schedule an appointment.

Before Arrival On Campus

  • Course Registration - You should register for courses prior to your arrival on campus. General information is available at www.baylor.edu/mba/registration
  • Cost of Attendance - For financial aid purposes, the Cost of Attendance is an estimate of the total cost to attend Baylor and includes both direct and indirect costs. Direct costs are those billed by Baylor, such as tuition and fees. Indirect Costs are books, supplies, transportation, personal expenses and room and board. The Business School does assess an additional Graduate Program Fee of $200 in the fall and spring semesters for MBA students.
  • Financial Aid - Apply for financial aid through Baylor's Office of Financial Aid.
  • Notebook Computer (MBA Only)- Baylor requires all MBA students to have a notebook computer.2014 Computer Requirements
  • Financial Settlement - A student's course registration for a given semester is not complete until all expenses are paid or the first payment of the Installment Plan (the minimum amount due) is received. A Financial Settlement Checklist is posted by Baylor's Office of Student Financial Services.
  • Blackboard - Blackboard is the software used by Baylor that allows you to communicate with instructors and fellow students within a course. Other features include 24/7 availability of syllabi, assignments, online grades, online attendance tracking, and Internet communication tools. You can access your course materials from any computer with Internet access. To logon to Blackboard go to my.baylor.edu and complete the Login form, using your Bear ID and Bear ID password.
  • Baylor ID Card - After you arrive on campus, you will get a Baylor ID card, which is used for library privileges, building access, lab access, meal plans, selected student functions, and sporting events.

Resume Workshop

  • Congratulations on your acceptance to the MBA Program. Baylor is an amazing place full of rewarding challenges. You have chosen to pursue your MBA to establish yourself and your career. The MBA Career Management team is passionate about helping you discover your career aspirations and land an amazing job.
  • Michael Estepp is the Assistant Director of MBA Career Management. He is focused on helping MBA students with one-on-one career coaching, job placement, resume building, and job search strategies. Our goal is to assist you in learning career strategies that will help you throughout your career.
  • As an MBA student, you will have access to a number of tools, such as Career leader, that will help you access your career passions. You will also have access to Careershift, which is by far the best networking and job search engine on the market.
  • The job market can be difficult for any MBA student, so we want to start now, working with you to find and land that key internship or full time position that will help propel your career. The one thing we ask from you is effort. Finding a job is a task that shouldn’t be taken lightly. We are here to help you in any way and we ask you to put 100% effort into finding that position.
  • Please watch the MBA Resume Workshop which has instructions on how to start the resume generating process.
  • Email Michael_Estepp@baylor.edu with career related questions.

Advising Webinar

  • For detailed instructions on how advising works and course registration, please view our Advising Webinar.
  • To schedule an appointment or ask questions, please email Mary_Reinhardt@baylor.edu.

Week Before Class - Orientation

Orientation is required for all MBA students.

Fall 2014

  • August 18 - 21 - MBA students only
    Start at 9:00 a.m.
    Room 303, Cashion Academic Center, Business School
    Healthcare Students will have an additional meeting on Friday, Aug. 22
  • August 22 - All new graduate business Non-MBA students
    Start at 9:00 a.m.
    Graduate Programs Suite, Business School

Spring 2015

  • Monday, January 12 - All new graduate business students
    Start at 5:00 p.m.
    Graduate Programs Student Lounge, Business School

Summer 2015

  • Monday, June 1 - All new graduate business students
    Luncheon
    Graduate Programs Student Lounge, Business School
    Healthcare Students will have an additional meeting after lunch

  • MBA students will also participate in the fall Orientation activities Aug. 17-20.
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