Current Situation

Baylor University will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays Nov. 24-26, 2021. Note that no classes will be held Nov. 22-26. Classes resume after the break on Nov. 29.

  • COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters and the pediatric Pfizer vaccine, are available at the Health Center's vaccination clinic. Find appointment info for employees and students, as well as spouses and dependents, at www.baylor.edu/vaccine.
  • Baylor will not require COVID-19 testing for non-exempt employees and students during the week of Thanksgiving. Required testing for non-exempt employees and students will resume the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3.
  • Voluntary testing will be available for the full campus community Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 22-23, from 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the North Village Community Center.
  • Face coverings required in certain indoor settings, such as in all academic classrooms and labs.

Updates

Nov
22
2021
As it currently stands, Baylor must comply with President Biden’s Executive Order (EO) 14042 requiring those organizations that receive federal contracts and their employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 18, 2022. Depending on the vaccine that you choose, you may need to obtain the first vaccination dose by Dec. 7, 2021.
Nov
18
2021
With the Thanksgiving holidays upon us, many of you will be traveling and spending time with family and friends. As you make plans, we wanted you to know that voluntary COVID-19 testing will be available early next week for the entire campus community, as well as continued opportunities to receive COVID-19 vaccines/boosters and the flu vaccine.
Nov
11
2021
Last week was big for Baylor as the Board of Regents affirmed the next five years of our Illuminate strategic plan.
Nov
4
2021
This week marks the quarterly meeting for Baylor’s Board of Regents as it considers the next five years of our strategic plan Illuminate, which impacts the entire campus from academics to athletics.
Oct
28
2021
As we look forward to the next five years of our strategic plan Illuminate, we have so much to celebrate.
Oct
21
2021
What a great Homecoming we had last week! It was so good to celebrate “everything Baylor” with all of you, along with our friends, alumni and Wacoans.
Oct
14
2021
Baylor hosted the nation’s first collegiate homecoming event in 1909, and even after a year “off” due to COVID-19, I can tell you that our campus is abuzz this week as current students are enjoying many Baylor Homecoming traditions and preparing for the return of tens of thousands of alumni and friends to Waco this weekend.
Oct
7
2021
Next week is Homecoming 2021! We have a fun student tradition to kick off Homecoming Week called “Dinner with the Livingstones,” and I want to invite all students to join the First Gent and me at Allbritton House on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.
Sep
30
2021
Earlier today I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce in Washington, D.C., regarding many of the challenges facing intercollegiate athletics.

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