Update on federal vaccine mandate

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.

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.

No. 14 WBB Rallies Past Kansas to Beat the Jayhawks, 82-79

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sarah Andrews scored 25 points, Ja'Mee Asberry added 20 and they combined for the final seven points in the last 14 seconds to give No. 14 Baylor an 82-79 win over Kansas on Sunday.

Baylor expert offers resources for learning more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

As the nation celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., you’ll likely see and hear plenty of quotes from King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. But as incredible as it is, King’s beliefs and teachings went far beyond that one moment in time; diving more deeply into his life and […]

Baylor Bear named Texas’ Clinical Teacher of the Year for 4th time in 5 years

For the fourth time in five years, a Baylor School of Education (SOE) graduate has been named Clinical Teacher of the Year for the state of Texas! This year’s honoree: Alexandra Ronnenberg (BSED ’21), who received the award — which honors senior-level teacher-education students — from the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE) last fall. […]

No. 2-ranked Baylor men’s tennis, No. 11 women’s tennis ready to keep winning in 2022

A new season begins this weekend for Baylor men’s and women’s tennis, with the perennial contenders building on past successes with high expectations in the new year. The men begin 2022 ranked No. 2 nationally, coming off a national championship match appearance and a Big 12 title in 2021. The women are not far behind, […]

Chip and Joanna return to TV with launch of the Magnolia Network

America’s favorite Baylor alumni are back on the air — and this time, they’ve brought a bunch of their friends with them. Chip (BBA ’98) and Joanna (BA ’01) Gaines officially launched the Magnolia Network last week, as it took the place of DIY Network on cable and streaming channel lineups. (Many of Magnolia’s shows […]

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.

Baylor University and City of Waco Agree to Partner on Dynamic Riverfront Location of the Paul and Alejandra Foster Basketball Pavilion

WACO, Texas (Dec. 21, 2021) – Baylor University and the City of Waco have announced an initial agreement to partner on the riverfront location of the Paul and Alejandra Foster Pavilion, which like its football predecessor McLane Stadium will be in the highest visibility area of the city’s growing Riverfront district.

Baylor University Earns Prestigious Research 1 Status from Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (Dec. 16, 2021) – Baylor University has been named a Research 1 university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, joining the nation’s top-tier research institutions as a doctoral university with very high research activity and elevating Baylor as a preeminent Christian research university.

Baylor University Receives $1 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment to Help Truett Seminary Launch ‘Future Church Project’

WACO, Texas (Dec. 15, 2021) – Baylor University has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help the University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary launch the Future Church Project.

Baylor Announces Dates for Fall 2022 Family Weekend, Homecoming

WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2021) – Baylor University has set the dates for its annual Family Weekend and Homecoming traditions in Fall 2022.

Mar. 28 - Apr. 1URSA Scholars Week
Feb. 1 6:00-7:00pmRetirewise Workshop
Feb. 8 6:00-7:00pmRetirewise Workshop
Feb. 15 6:00-7:00pmRetirewise Workshop
Feb. 22 6:00-7:00pmRetirewise Workshop