Students experiencing financial hardships due to COVID-19 related changes can apply for a student emergency award. Read more about eligibility requirements and examples of needs that may qualify.
Help Accessing Resources Remotely and Librarian Assistance
Keep Teaching Information and Resources
Pass/Fail Grading Policy for Undergraduate Students (Spring 2020)
Click the COVID-19 message at the top of the home page of the Baylor Bookstore website for the details about free online shipping offer, access to eBooks at no additional charge with your .edu email address and free shipping on rental returns and deadline extensions.
Baylor University Student Insurance
If students are covered by the Baylor University Student Insurance plan, underwritten by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, they will be covered in Waco or anywhere in the world for coronavirus testing at 100% as well as treatment as any other condition. Also, a highly recommended option for students is the telemedicine program called “Virtual Visits” that is part of the insurance plan for a $35 copayment. VIDEO: How to use the Virtual Visit service.
Academic Health Plans Student Assistance Plan
Academic Health Plans is providing its Student Assistance Plan to ALL Baylor students (on-campus and online) at no cost for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. The SAP includes access to a 24/7 Care Center (including weekends and holidays), life and wellbeing resources and helpful online and mobile tools. To receive assistance through this program, students can call (855) 850-4301.
Baylor Health Services
For regular appointments, call 254-710-1010 or go online through the Health Portal log-in on the health services website.
If you are a Baylor student and concerned that you may have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, call the Baylor Health Services dedicated nurse line at 254-710-4939. This phone line is for questions or concerns about the coronavirus and will be answered by nurses from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Baylor Health Services will be able to make appointments at this phone number for testing for the coronavirus, if you meet several required criteria.