Transfer Welcome Week

Transfer Welcome Week is the official beginning of your experience as a Baylor Bear and is designed specifically for students who are transferring from other institutions. The 4-day journey will provide opportunities for you to connect with other incoming students, with returning students, and with opportunities and resources at Baylor.

Transfer Welcome Week Schedule


Thursday, August 20

Student ID card & Parking permit
You can pick up these items on the first floor of Robinson Tower

6:00 PM - President's Picnic
Location: Ferrell Center
Meet up with other transfer students prior to a welcome meal for all new students and their guests.

8:00 PM - Small Group Roundup
Location: Baylor Sciences Building Field
Get to know your TWW small group!

Friday, August 21

9:00 AM - Small Group Gathering & Light Breakfast
Location: TBA
Start your morning right with new friends and food.

10:00 AM - Academic Convocation
Location: Ferrell Center
Experience Baylor's unique and exciting academic community as we join together to kick off the new academic year.

11:30 AM - Check-in & Transfer Student Luncheon
Location: Barfield Drawing Room - SUB

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Welcome Activities
Locations: TBA

5:30 PM - Transfer Student Dinner
Location: McLane Stadium
Enjoy dinner and an evening of Baylor spirit and tradition at the home of the back-to-back Big XII Champion Baylor Bears!

8:30 PM - Spirit Rally
Location: Ferrell Center

Saturday, August 22

1:00 PM - Celebration of Community & Faith
Location: Vara Martin Daniel Plaza

4:00 PM - Floor Meetings & Residence Hall Gatherings
Location: Residence Halls

6:00 PM - Transfer Social
Location: TBA

8:00 PM - The Big Event
Location: Ferrell Center
You won't want to miss The Big Event featuring live entertainment, food, games and lots of fun!

Sunday, August 23

Morning - Church
Location: Waco Churches

5:30 PM - Dinner with Small Group
Location: Residential Restaurants

7:30 PM - Welcome Week Worship Service
Location: Ferrell Center
A special night of all campus worship and reflection.

9:15 PM - Final Small Group Gathering
Location: Baylor Marina

Additional Events

Monday, August 24

9:00 AM - Spiritual Life Welcome Breakfast
Location: Waco Hall

Tuesday, August 25

3:00 PM - Dr. Pepper Hour
Location: Barfield Drawing Room (BDSC)

Required Community Standards Meeting
Location: Waco Hall
7:00 - Men
8:00 - Women

Wednesday, August 26

6:30 PM - Mosaic Mixer
Location: Vara Martin Daniel Plaza

Thursday, August 27

7:00 PM - Out of State Mixer
Location: Barfield Drawing Room (BDSC)

Friday, August 28

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Transfer Mixer
Location: North Village Commons

9:00 PM - Late Night
Location: Various Campus Locations

Sign Up for Transfer Welcome Week

Things to Do Before Transfer Welcome Week

No. 1
Still need your fall class schedule? Click on “Advising and Class Registration” in your goBAYLOR account for details

No. 2
Get your Student ID card made at Robinson Tower

No. 3
Periodically check your Baylor email for any updates

No. 4
Periodically check goBAYLOR for any updates

Transfer Welcome Week

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