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Sep. 22, 2020
Baylor Students Encouraged to Participate in Census, Register to Vote
Baylor University is committed to ensuring that students have the necessary resources and opportunities for eager and informed civic participation. This year provides students two major chances for national civic engagement: the census and the general election.
Aug. 26, 2020
Healthy Behaviors for a Successful Fall
With the semester underway and as allergy, cold and flu seasons approach, members of the Baylor Family are asked to closely monitor their health and behavior. For COVID-19 prevention and mitigation, faculty, staff and students should get a flu shot, monitor symptoms daily, limit risky behavior, and stay home if you don't feel well.
Aug. 24, 2020
Required emergency notification of positive COVID-19 cases on campus
As we begin the fall semester, Baylor University is required to send an Emergency Notification* under the Clery Act to all students and employees to ensure you are informed about where to access information regarding COVID-19 positive cases on our campus, important personal health and safety precautions and essential sources of information about the coronavirus.
Aug. 18, 2020
Family First Welcome Care Kit
As part of Baylor’s Family First campaign to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 on campus, all Baylor students, faculty and staff will receive a Family First Welcome Care Kit as part of your return to our Waco campus.
Aug. 4, 2020
COVID-19 Testing Information
Baylor is requiring a negative COVID-19 test of all students, faculty and staff coming to campus for the fall semester. The mandatory COVID-19 test kits will be mailed to students, faculty and staff beginning the first week of August.
Jul. 28, 2020
Faculty Reflect on Summer of Discovery Student Benefits
As Baylor’s Summer of Discovery — the innovative collection of discounted summer course bundles for current students, incoming freshmen and rising high school seniors in an online environment — nears an end, faculty are reflecting on the student benefits of the experience.
Apr. 24, 2020
Employee Assistance Program and MDLIVE Offer Support for Baylor Faculty and Staff
During this time of stress and uncertainty due to COVID-19, it is understandable to be dealing with feelings of stress, anxiety, depression and more. As a reminder that support and resources are available, Baylor University provides full-time faculty and staff — and their dependent family members — with an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and telehealth coverage through MDLIVE to encourage and support their holistic wellbeing.
Apr. 23, 2020
A Remarkably Smooth Transition to Remote Work Thanks to Partnership
For most of the Baylor faculty, staff and students, preparations for moving to online working and classes seemed to happen in the blink of an eye. For Jon Allen, Baylor’s chief information security officer, the process of transitioning Baylor’s tens of thousands of students, faculty and staff to remote work was a blur.