Move-in 2014

Faculty, staff and students welcomed the Class of 2018 and all new students to the Baylor family during #Move2BU 2014. Move-in Day signals the beginning of Welcome Week at #Baylor. #SicEm Bears!

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Financial Peace University Classes offered to Faculty & Staff

This Fall, Baylor University Human Resources is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) coordinated by Brian Davis and Brian Remson.

McLane Stadium Kickoff Weekend

Anticipation is building as Baylor University is less than two weeks away from celebrating the opening of the University’s spectacular new on-campus McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River. After an exciting series of pre-game events and ceremonies beginning Thursday, Aug. 28, Coach Art Briles and defending Big 12 Champion Baylor will play the SMU Mustangs in the Bears’ inaugural game in McLane Stadium. Kickoff is at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31.

Evacuation systems test Friday

The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, July 11th between 1:00 and 1:15 PM; please note the time change for this month only. There will be several activations of the systems during this 15 minute period, each activation approximately 30 seconds long.

Revision to Baylor's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures effective July 1

Baylor University's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures have been revised to be effective July 1, 2014.

Football. Four Football Players Make Senior Bowl Watch List

Baylor football seniors Antwan Goodley, Bryce Hager, Levi Norwood and Bryce Petty were four of 36 Big 12 athletes placed on the 2015 Reese's Senior Bowl watch list, which was announced recently.

Football. Football Places Three On Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

Baylor football players Antwan Goodley, Shock Linwood and Bryce Petty earned a spot on the 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list, which was announced Wednesday at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Welcomes New Assistant Coach

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the addition of former Texas women's tennis player Elizabeth Begley as the program's new volunteer assistant coach on Tuesday.

Football. Briles Wins Dave Campbell Award

Before a record crowd of 1,200 at Tuesday's Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Luncheon, Baylor head coach Art Briles was announced as this year's winner of the Dave Campbell Award for "significant contributions to the sport of football in Central Texas."

No. 10 Baylor football opens 2014 with highest preseason ranking since 1957

History will be made in more ways than one next week as Baylor football opens McLane Stadium. The stadium’s debut — returning football to campus after nearly 80 years — is historic enough. But don’t forget that the young men on the field are, for the first time in program history, defending a Big 12 […]

Move2BU ready to welcome Baylor’s Class of 2018

The largest class in Baylor history will move into residence halls today and tomorrow — but the students (and their families) won’t have to do it alone. Hundreds of Baylor upperclassmen, professors and staff members will be out in the heat both days, swarming on car after car as families pull up in front of the […]

McLane Stadium first to offer collegiate replays on fans’ mobile devices

USA TODAY put it best: “Baylor fans who attend games at the school’s new $260 million McLane Stadium will get to experience something no other collegiate fan base has experienced before.” With the new Baylor In-Game App (pictured above) and special high-density Wi-Fi throughout McLane Stadium, Baylor is transforming the gameday experience for Bear fans and providing […]

‘Baylor Bound’ program offers more straightforward path for transfers

Baylor administrators take seriously the problems caused by the rising cost of higher education. President Ken Starr has been outspoken in noting that this cannot continue unchecked and unstoppable in working to raise more than $120 million for scholarships since his arrival. At the same time, Baylor Regents are steadily reducing tuition hikes; this past year’s raise […]


Andrew Althoff

Andrew Althoff, Athletic Performance, and spouse, Christina, on the birth of their twins, Joel Andrew Althoff & Eli Simpao Althoff, June 26, 2014.

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis, Baylor Event Services, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their twins, Charles Martin Davis & Harrison Bradley Davis, August 07, 2014.

Joseph Stubenrauch

Joseph Stubenrauch, History , and spouse, Rene, on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Wren Stubenrauch, July 25, 2014.

Katelyn Hiatt

Katelyn Hiatt, Campus Living and Learning, and spouse, Daniel, on the birth of their son, Dirk L. Hiatt, July 10, 2014.

With Sympathy

Dennis Havranek

Sympathies to Dennis Havranek, Institutional Events, on the death of his father-in-law, Mr. Joseph Aguillar on August 19, 2014.

Polly Flippin

Sympathies to Polly Flippin, Spiritual life, on the death of her father-in-law, James G. Flippin, Sr. on August 8, 2014.

Roseanne Fuller, Hatt Fadal

Sympathies to Roseanne Fuller, Academic Services in the College of Arts & Sciences and Hatt Fadal, HSB Undergraduate Programs on the death of of their father and father-in-law (respectively), Walter Fadal, on August 8, 2014.

Tommye Lou Davis

Sympathies to Tommye Lou Davis, Vice President for Constituent Engagement, on the death of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Rosalie Davis on August 6, 2014.

“The John Morris Show” 1660ESPN Radio (Waco): Pattie Orr and Priya Narasimhan Discuss Baylor In-Game App, Fan Experience at McLane Stadium

Aug. 18, 2014
AUDIO LINK: The Voice of the Bears John Morris interviews Pattie Orr, vice president for information technology at Baylor, and Priya Narasimhan, founder and CEO of Yinzcam, about the state-of-the-art technology at McLane Stadium, including Extreme Wi-Fi and the new Baylor In-Game football app, which is the first college athletic application to provide instant replays from multiple views to fans in the $266 million stadium.

“You Make the Call” 1660 ESPN Radio (Waco): Judge Starr Joins David Smoak on the Brazos River

Aug. 18, 2014
AUDIO LINK: 1660 ESPN Radio hosts David Smoak and Paul Catalina welcome Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr on board the station’s pontoon boat for an interview about Baylor’s new McLane Stadium, updates on the Baylor campus, the Big 12 conference and other college sports issues.

ABC News: Colleges Add Luxury Touches to New Stadiums

Aug. 19, 2014
Baylor’s McLane Stadium is discussed as a great example of how architecture firms like Populous are now planning stadiums for fans with luxuries, perks and multiple price point options on game day. Todd Patulski, Baylor's deputy athletic director for finance and administration, is quoted.

Expert: Three Tips to Develop Meaningful Church-School Relationships, Ministries

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2014) – It’s less about money and more about mentoring. With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.

Parking Lot Closures & Traffic Pattern Changes for 2014 Move-In Days

In preparation for Move-In days on Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21, Baylor University will CLOSE some campus parking lots and interior streets beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., and will change traffic patterns during the morning Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21. All affected lots and streets are listed below.

Baylor University's McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University's new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.

Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University’s new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.

Aug. 22 10:00-11:00amAcademic Convocation for New Students
Aug. 21-24Welcome Week
Aug. 25First day - fall classes
Aug. 28 3:30-5:00pmFall Faculty Meeting
Aug. 28 4:30-10:00pmTraditions Rally
Aug. 30 3:00-5:30pmMcArdle Roundtable Discussion and Reception
Aug. 31 6:30-9:30pmFootball vs. SMU