Current Situation

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.

Updates

Jan
15
2021
For the past several months, there has been an ongoing nationwide mobilization to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine.
Jan
14
2021
I am looking forward to Tuesday and welcoming all of you back for the spring semester! First Gent Brad and I (and our dog BU!) have missed the energy and enthusiasm all of you bring to campus. Please know that we are praying for you as you make your way safely home to Baylor.
Jan
13
2021
Beginning Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, all Baylor students are required to complete a COVID 19 test weekly at an on-campus testing facility. The good news is that our team of health experts believes this testing will be key, along with current preventive health measures, to unlocking normalcy as the semester progresses and open the potential for more in-person events and activities.
Jan
13
2021
Beginning Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, all Baylor students are required to complete a COVID 19 test weekly at an on-campus testing facility. The good news is that our team of health experts believes this testing will be key, along with current preventive health measures, to unlocking normalcy as the semester progresses and open the potential for more in-person events and activities.
Jan
13
2021
As President Livingstone shared last week, all faculty and staff who are working on campus for the Spring 2021 semester will be required to complete weekly COVID-19 testing through our on-campus testing provider, My Labs Direct (MLD), beginning the week of January 25.
Jan
7
2021
Happy New Year! I trust that your holidays were relaxing and restful as we celebrated the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Jan
5
2021
All faculty and staff who are working on-campus upon the return from the Christmas and New Year holiday break are required to complete a COVID-19 test through our on-campus testing provider, MyLabsDirect (MLD).
Dec
15
2020
As President Livingstone shared in a previous message to the Baylor community, the University is requiring a negative COVID-19 test of all students before returning to campus for the Spring 2021 semester, which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.
Dec
15
2020
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, MyLabsDirect (MLD).

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