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Armstrong Browning Library to Reopen Tuesday - 1:30 pm
[9/23/2005]
Armstrong Browning Library will remain closed until Tuesday. Library staff and faculty took extensive measures to preserve the collections and artifacts at the library and it will take several days to return everything to its proper place.
(FULL STORY)

Request for Volunteers at Area Churches - 1:15 pm
[9/23/2005]
The University has received a request for volunteers to help area churches manage the inflow of evacuees from the Gulf Coast.
(FULL STORY)

Revised Instructions for Staff Biweekly Timecards - UPDATED 10:15 am
[9/23/2005]
Per recent communication from Interim President Underwood, the University will not be closed from 5:00 p.m. today until 8:00 a.m. Monday.
(FULL STORY)

Baylor Returning to Normal Operations - 9:15 am
[9/23/2005]
It no longer appears necessary to continue with general preparation plans related to the possibility of campus flooding--though, critical areas should remain alert and be prepared to take appropriate action should conditions change.
(FULL STORY)

Women's Tennis Match Affected by Hurricane
[9/22/2005]
Baylor's women's tennis team will be traveling to Denton, Texas, Friday for the Mean Green Tennis Invitational hosted by North Texas University. The tournament was originally scheduled to take place over the entire weekend, but due to weather and safety threats posed by Hurricane Rita, Friday will be the only day of matches.
(FULL STORY)

Soccer Match Against Kansas Moved to Lawrence
[9/22/2005]
Due to the threat of inclement weather in the Waco area due to Hurricane Rita and the cancellation of Baylor University classes and events through the weekend, the Baylor soccer match against Kansas scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23, at Betty Lou Mays Field has been moved and will be played in Lawrence, Kan., on Friday at 4:00 p.m.
(FULL STORY)

Tornado Safety - 4:30 pm
[9/22/2005]
The following information is intended to provide guidance in case of a tornado warning.
(FULL STORY)

Baylor Law School To Hold Friday Classes - 4:00 pm
[9/22/2005]
Baylor Law School will hold classes on Friday, according to the school's usual schedule unless circumstances warrant a change.
(FULL STORY)

Baylor University Shuttle Reduces Service on Friday - 3:45 pm
[9/22/2005]
The Baylor University Shuttle will suspend all operations with the exception of the Gold Route on Friday, September 23.
(FULL STORY)

ACT Postponed
[9/22/2005]
The ACT Exam scheduled for this Saturday (Sept. 24) at Baylor University has been postponed due to Hurricane Rita.
(FULL STORY)

Instructions for Staff Biweekly Time Cards Friday-Sunday - 12:50 pm
[9/22/2005]
The University will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday. In addition, with supervisor approval, employees needing additional time to commute or other emergency preparation needs may leave prior to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and they will receive pay.
(FULL STORY)

Message to Parents of Baylor Students - 12:45 pm
[9/22/2005]
As Baylor University prepares to weather remnants of Hurricane Rita that are expected to pass through Central Texas this weekend, we want to assure parents that the University is taking every reasonable precaution to ensure that students who remain on campus are well cared for.
(FULL STORY)

Flooding Safety for Motorists - 12:35 pm
[9/22/2005]
More deaths occur due to flooding each year than from any other thunderstorm or hurricane related hazard. Many of these casualties are a result of careless or unsuspecting motorists who attempt to navigate flooded roads.
(FULL STORY)

Facility Services & ITS Preparations - 11:15 am
[9/22/2005]
Facility Services and ITS are taking special precautions. Please read the full story for more informaiton.
(FULL STORY)

Student Life Facilities - 11:15 am
[9/22/2005]
Baylor student life facilities will maintain special hours of operation through the weekend.
(FULL STORY)

Food Service - CORRECTED 1:00 pm
[9/22/2005]
Baylor Dining Services will maintain a special food service schedule for the weekend.
(FULL STORY)

Library Hours - 11:15 am
[9/22/2005]
Check the Baylor Library web site for updated hours of operation for all campus libraries and special collections.
(FULL STORY)

University Operations - 11:15 am
[9/22/2005]
While Friday classes and weekend events and programs have been cancelled, University offices will maintain normal operating hours on Friday. The University will be closed from 5 p.m. Friday and will re-open and resume regular class schedules at 8 a.m. Monday.
(FULL STORY)

Instructions for Students Choosing to Remain in Waco - 10:45 am
[9/22/2005]
Hurricane Rita is one of the strongest storms on record, and the track of the storm is projected to pass near Waco. Please take this storm seriously.
(FULL STORY)

Instructions for Students Choosing to Leave Waco - 10:45 am
[9/22/2005]
Hurricane Rita is one of the strongest storms on record, and the track of the storm is projected to pass near Waco. Please take this storm seriously.
(FULL STORY)

Freshman Follies Cancelled
[9/22/2005]
Due to preparations for Hurricane Rita and in the interest of Baylor University freshmen who may be leaving town, Student Foundation has cancelled the annual Freshman Follies, which had been scheduled for Thursday night, Sept. 22.
(FULL STORY)

Heart Walk Postponed
[9/22/2005]
The American Heart Walk scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed due to Hurricane Rita.
(FULL STORY)

Men's Tennis Media Alert
[9/21/2005]
Baylor men's tennis has cancelled this weekend's Baylor Invitational due to hurricane Rita.
(FULL STORY)

Baylor Theatre Postpones Performances
[9/21/2005]
The Baylor University Theatre production of OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder and directed by Lisa Denman, originally scheduled to open Thursday, Sept. 22, will postpone its opening until Tuesday, Sept. 27.
(FULL STORY)

Balloon Glow and Concert Cancelled
[9/21/2005]
Organizers of this Saturday's Balloon Glow and Concert have cancelled the event because of concerns about severe weather produced by Hurricane Rita.
(FULL STORY)

Friday Classes Cancelled Due to Hurricane Rita
[9/21/2005]
Baylor Interim President Underwood announced the cancellation of classes on Friday and all other campus events this weekend.
(FULL STORY)


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Event Notifications

•  ACT Postponed
•  Freshman Follies Cancelled
•  Heart Walk Postponed
•  Soccer Match Against Kansas Moved to Lawrence
•  Women's Tennis Match Affected by Hurricane
•  Balloon Glow and Concert Cancelled
•  Baylor Theatre Postpones Performances
•  Men's Tennis Media Alert


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