Baylor Returns to Normal Operations on Monday

WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2021) - On Monday, Feb. 22, Baylor University will return to normal operations with on-campus instruction and on-campus work. Please be advised that clean-up and restoration continues in some facilities and on the grounds, so we ask for your patience and understanding while our facilities teams work to resolve any building issues caused by the winter storm.

Baylor University Waco Campus to Close at 2PM Today Through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2021) - Due to winter weather conditions, the Baylor University Waco campus will close at 2 p.m. today through all-day Friday, Feb. 12. Classes held at 2 p.m. and later today and all-day Friday will shift to remote instruction.

Preparations for winter weather

Baylor University officials are monitoring the current forecast from the National Weather Service, which includes the potential for winter precipitation for the Waco area beginning Sunday night.

"A Baylor Christmas" Concert to Air on TV Stations in 25 States

WACO, Texas (Dec. 16, 2020) - Beginning on Dec. 20 and through the Christmas holidays, KWTX Television will broadcast the premiere of "A Baylor Christmas," the University's annual Christmas concert recorded in 2019 that features performances of the Baylor Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music.

FB’s Bernard, Pitre Named to Separate Butkus Award Watch Lists

Terrel Bernard

WACO, Texas – Two separate Butkus Awards watch lists recognized Baylor seniors Jalen Pitre and Terrel Bernard separately. named Pitre as one of eight players to watch while the NCFAA gave Bernard the nod among 51 players. The award recognizes the nation's top linebacker.


Epke Udoh

Even though 11 years have passed since Ekpe Udoh's one season at Baylor, he still wears his green and gold gear proudly, "and I always let everybody know that we just won a national championship."


KC Lightfoot

Going back to his freshman year at Baylor, KC Lightfoot has gone against the world's best pole vaulters, placing fourth in a historic NCAA Outdoor Championships and then earning a spot on the World Championship team with a then-career-best mark of 18-10 ¾.

Baylor Football 2021 Ticket Information

Tickets July 28

The Baylor Bear Foundation revealed the full array of ticket options for the 2021 Football season on Thursday. Season tickets and mini plans are available now, while single-game tickets will be offered to the general public on July 28.

Baylor math prof earns coveted NSF early career award (and $430,000 grant)

Viewers of the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind were introduced to the story of mathematician John Nash, who dramatically extended the field of game theory — the study of a set of agents, making decisions simultaneously, whose decisions impact one another. Dr. Jameson Graber, an assistant professor of mathematics at Baylor, is among the many […]

Baylor’s history of Olympic excellence to continue in Tokyo

A school-record six former Baylor student-athletes are in Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympics, as they begin this week (one year late due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Trayvon Bromell (BSED ’18, track & field), Brittney Griner (BSED ’19, basketball) and John Peers (tennis) are each on Olympic rosters for the second time, while more recent […]

Tickets on sale next Wednesday for Homecoming, Family Weekend 2021 events

Get ready — #BaylorHomecoming and #BaylorFamily Weekend are back and in-person this fall! Tickets for both weekends go on sale one week from today: Wednesday, July 28, at 10 a.m. Returning to Waco for Homecoming (Oct. 14-16)? Visit to get your special event tickets. This year, viewers can watch Pigskin Revue either in-person in Waco […]

Happy 85th birthday, Drayton McLane!

If you’ve spent any time at all around Baylor’s campus, then you’re probably familiar with the name “McLane.” For the last three-plus decades, Drayton McLane Jr. (BBA ’58), has been one of Baylor’s biggest and most dedicated benefactors, from his service as a Baylor Regent to the bells in Pat Neff Hall, the McLane Student Life […]

Baptist Standard: Falling Seed: Creating online participatory worship services

March 23, 2020
Baylor theology professor Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., has designed a free guide to creating online, participatory worship services.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor cancels in-person classes for both summer sessions

April 2, 2020
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., announced Thursday that Baylor will continue to utilize online instruction for upcoming Minimester (May 13-June 1), Summer I (June 2-July 7) and Summer II (July 9-Aug. 12) classes.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor counseling center continues with online services

March 25, 2020
Baylor’s counseling center has adapted its treatments amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With faculty and staff working from home, the counselors have begun counseling sessions via phone and WebEx, a platform for video conferences.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections - Cheryl Gochis

April 3, 2020
AUDIO: For last nine years, Baylor has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In this Baylor Connections, Cheryl Gochis, vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer, examines ways that Baylor supports faculty and staff year-round and specifically talks about the University’s response to help employees transition to remote work during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Update on Big 12 Conference

WACO, Texas (July 23, 2021) – The following message was sent to the Baylor University Family today from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., and Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack B. Rhoades IV.

Baylor Recruits Esteemed Researcher, Inventor as Inaugural Mearse Chair in Biological and Biomedical Engineering

WACO, Texas (July 22, 2021) – Baylor University today announced the hiring of Alan X. Wang, Ph.D. as the inaugural holder of The Mearse Chair in Biological and Biomedical Engineering, becoming the first faculty hire to an endowed chair position funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge.

Baylor Regents Hear Progress Report on University’s R1 Goals, Illuminate Strategic Plan

WACO, Texas (July 16, 2021) – During its regular summer retreat meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents focused on Baylor’s strategic positioning for the future as the University enters the final year of the initial Illuminate strategic plan. The discussions spotlighted the extraordinary progress that has accelerated the University’s aspirations of joining the nation’s top Research 1 universities as the world’s preeminent Christian research university.

Baylor Study Evaluates Biodiversity Impacts of Alternative Energy Strategies

WACO, Texas (July 13, 2021) – Climate change mitigation efforts have led to shifts from fossil-fuel dependence to large-scale renewable energy. However, renewable energy sources require significant land and could come at a cost to ecosystems. A new study led by Ryan McManamay, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science at Baylor University, evaluates potential conflicts between alternative energy strategies and biodiversity conservation.