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I-35 Northbound and Southbound to Close for Forrest St. Bridge Work

Please read and share the important information below from the Texas Department of Transportation regarding full I-35 mainlane closures beginning Wednesday night that impact cross traffic at University Parks Drive and MLK Blvd.

2019 Meal Per Diem and Mileage Reimbursement Rate

Consistent with recently issued Internal Revenue Service guidance, Baylor's daily meal per diem and the standard mileage rate for the use of personal automobiles on authorized University trips has changed.

Protection of Minors Policy

Baylor University is committed to ensure a safe and secure environment for minors who visit our campus as well as faculty, staff and students who have contact with a youth off-campus through a Baylor organization.


Alex Madlock

In the 20 years since Stacey (Bowers) Smith won the NCAA Championship and set Baylor's record in the triple jump, few have come close to her mark of 46 feet, 1 ¼ inches. No one else had even hit the 45-foot mark.

No. 2 Baseball Sees Run in OKC End with 5-2 Loss to No. 6 TCU

Team 2019

The No. 2-seeded Bears were eliminated from the 2019 Big 12 Championship with a 5-2 loss to No. 6 TCU in a suspended game that was completed on Saturday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Track & Field Qualifies Three More for NCAA Championships

Aaliyah Miller

Wil London, Howard Fields III, and Aaliyah Miller advanced to the NCAA Championships with their performances Friday at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships on the campus of California State University, Sacramento.

Baseball vs. TCU at Big 12 Championship Suspended Due to Weather

Josh Bissonette vs. TCU 2019 Big 12 Championship

Due to weather concerns and unplayable field conditions, Friday evening's Big 12 Championship elimination contest vs. No. 6-seeded TCU was suspended until Saturday, May 25 at 9 a.m. CT at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Even on a rainy day, Baylor’s campus beauty shines bright

We have been blessed with an extraordinarily beautiful campus. Fall or spring, rain or shine, Pat Neff always stands tall, and the red brick buildings always feel like home. Even on a rainy day, the beauty of Baylor’s campus still shines bright: 1. Old Main’s arches on a rainy day: View this post on […]

Baylor professors of the year represent communication, social work and English

It’s official: The academic year has come to a close. Finals grades are in, seniors have walked the stage — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been named. The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the recipient a $10,000 cash prize. Past Collins professors include Rachel […]

Congratulations, Baylor Class of 2019!

Congratulations, Class of 2019 — you did it! This weekend, more than 2,500 Bears walked the Ferrell Center stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas. Thousands of their friends and family filled the Ferrell Center for each of three ceremonies, and tens of thousands more watched the live-streamed video. This year, the Ferrell Center videoboard even […]

These Baylor Bears are ready to fling their green and gold afar

It’s the question every college senior gets over and over again: “What are you doing after graduation?” It might be a job in your dream field. It might be a job in another field, while you look for a way into your dream field. It might be graduate school to better prepare you for your […]


Brian Sitton

Congratulations to staff member Brian Sitton, university libraries, and spouse Jennifer, on the birth of their son, Daniel James Sitton on December 2, 2017.

Dakota Farquhar-Caddell

Congratulations to staff member Dakota Farquhar-Caddell, student activities, and spouse Shannon, on the birth of their son, Ryko Win Farquhar-Caddell, on December 1, 2017.

Loretta Landry

Congratulations to staff member Loretta Landry, Texas Hunger Initiative, and spouse Garrett, on the birth of their son, Griffin Trevor Landry, on November 27, 2017.

Daniel Shallcross

Congratulations to faculty member Daniel Shallcross, accounting and business law, and spouse Courtney, on the birth of their son, Clark Byron Shallcross, on November 28, 2017.

With Sympathy

Dr. Ralph Wood

Sympathies to Dr. Ralph Wood, University Professor, Theology & Literature in the Religion Department, on the passing of his son, Mr. Kenneth Wood, on April 12, 2018.

Dr. Terry York

Sympathies to Dr. Terry York, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Truett Seminary, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Helen York, on April 10, 2018 in Stanberry, Missouri.

Dr. John Vasut

Sympathies to Dr. John Vasut, Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department, on the passing of his father, Mr. Joseph Vasut, on March 28, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Delany Carlovsky

Sympathies to Baylor student, Delany Carlovsky, on the passing of her father, Mr. Gregory “Scott” Carlovsky, on April 2, 2018.

Gatesville Messenger: Gatesville Announces Top High School Graduates

May 18, 2019
Incoming Baylor freshman Alison Nicole Holden is valedictorian of Gatesville High School. Holden has been involved with band and jazz band, earning all-state flute player for two years and serving as marching band drum major for two years, One Act Play, UIL academics, student council and drama club. She plans to become a music teacher with a goal to positively impact young lives.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections: Carlos Colón, Assistant Director of Worship and Chapel, Baylor Spiritual Life

May 24, 2019
AUDIO: On the latest episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Carlos Colón, M.M. ’93, assistant director of worship and Chapel in Baylor Spiritual Life who shares how his experiences as a refugee inform his music and his calling. As a child growing up in El Salvador, Colón saw war firsthand before his family left their home country and eventually settled in the United States. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): CTX students honored ahead of National History Day fair in D.C.

May 23, 2019
Central Texas students who will be traveling to Washington, D.C., to compete in National History Day were honored Thursday with travel stipends from Waco Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation. The students represent the Heart of Texas Regional History Fair (HOTRHF), which is headquartered at Baylor. "Coming to this event today to see them recognized, and to see them supported by their local community, is a very big day in the calendar year for me," said Steven Sielaff, lecturer and senior editor of the Institute for Oral History and board president of the HOTRHF.

Baylor Campus to Close in Observance of Memorial Day

WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — In observance of Memorial Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held Monday, May 27.

Mayborn Museum Celebrates its 15th Birthday with Launch of “Be the Astronaut” Exhibit

WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — “Be the Astronaut,” a space exhibit designed by NASA engineers, is coming to the Mayborn Museum Complex starting Saturday, May 25 – just in time for the museum’s 15th birthday.

Contributions from Baylor Regents Fund The Store’s Operations for 2019-2020

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2019) – More than $27,000 in personal contributions from the Baylor University Board of Regents will help fund operations during the 2019-2020 academic year for The Store, a free student food pantry operated by the Paul L. Foster Success Center-Student Success Initiatives.