Current Situation

Baylor University has concluded the spring 2022 semester. Minimester is underway from May 16-June 2. Summer session I runs June 3-July 8.

  • NEW: The MyLabsDirect COVID-19 testing site at the North Village Community Center is closed, effective Monday, May 16, 2022. More info HERE.
  • Symptomatic testing: Students who are symptomatic should use the Health Portal to schedule a testing appointment at the Health Center. Faculty & staff should contact their personal healthcare provider for testing or use a home test. How to obtain home tests HERE.
  • NEW: COVID vaccinations/boosters will move from the NVCC to the Health Center, beginning May 19-20, 2022. Appointments available on Thursdays & Fridays. More info HERE.
  • Masks: Optional in academic classrooms and labs, other than when requested in private offices, while in the Health Center and when following isolation or quarantine protocols.

Updates

Mar
3
2022
It was such a joy last week to experience the musical and dance talents of the more than 1,500 students who participated in Sing this spring.
Feb
24
2022
One outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is that we have the ability to temporarily pivot to remote instruction and operations when winter weather conditions threaten. Gone are the days of waking up at 5 a.m. to see if it will be an ice or snow day. Of course, I fondly remember those snow days from when I was in college!
Feb
17
2022
Today we are announcing the rescission of the University's facemask policy for classrooms and labs when used in academic settings. In other words, facemasks will be optional at Baylor – other than when requested in private offices – effective this Monday, Feb. 21.
Feb
17
2022
As many of you are probably aware, many states, colleges and universities, and other organizations across the country are beginning to loosen their facemask requirements in response to the declining prevalence of COVID-19.
Feb
10
2022
What an exciting time for Baylor as we’ve surpassed the $1.1 billion fundraising goal of the Give Light campaign!
Feb
3
2022
My prayers have been with everyone as the winter weather has impacted our local community as well as Texans statewide.
Feb
2
2022
WACO, Texas (Feb. 2, 2022) - ***UPDATED 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2022: Baylor University will resume normal hours and operations on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022.*** The National Weather Service has placed Central and North Texas under a Winter Storm Warning. With the high potential for hazardous icy conditions as a strong arctic front moves through Central Texas, Baylor University will hold classes via remote instruction and staff will telework on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 3-4.
Jan
31
2022
In recognition of the improving COVID-19 environment and the campus community’s continued effective management of the virus, today we are announcing several updates to Baylor University’s COVID-19 interim policies and protocols.
Jan
27
2022
The "Spring Sprint" is definitely underway, and it's hard to believe Feb. 1 is this Tuesday.

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