Baylor University is preparing for the start of the spring semester on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.
- Before the start of the spring semester, Baylor is requiring a negative COVID-19 test from all students, faculty and staff. See FAQs about semester testing and find instructions on the COVID-19 Testing information page.
- Weekly testing begins Jan. 18 for students and Jan. 25 for faculty and staff. See FAQs about weekly testing and find instructions on the COVID-19 Testing information page.
- For additional assistance, please contact the Baylor Information Call Center at 888-283-2158 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. The Call Center also will be open Saturday-Monday, Jan 16-18.
- Face coverings are required to be worn by all individuals in ALL buildings on the Baylor campus and in ALL outside campus areas where physical distancing is not possible, when in groups or where congestion is likely.
Spring 2021 - Students
Baylor is requiring a negative COVID-19 test of all students coming to Waco ahead of the spring semester, which is scheduled to begin on Jan. 19, 2021. Also, Baylor is requiring weekly COVID-19 testing at an on-campus testing location.
Spring 2021 - Faculty & Staff
All faculty and staff who will be working on-campus upon their return from the Christmas and New Year holiday break will be required to complete a COVID-19 test through our on-campus testing provider, My Labs Direct (MLD). Also, Baylor is requiring weekly COVID-19 testing at an on-campus location.