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.

Revised Travel Policy - Meal Per Diem

In response to faculty and staff feedback, Baylor University has revised its individual meal reimbursement policy to provide more flexibility for employees traveling within the United States.



  After helping with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico last May and ministering to children in Guatemala in December, the Baylor Sports Ministry team is taking a different path for next month's' trip to Johannesburg, South Africa.

SACE April Champions of the Month

SACE September

Raegan Padgett (soccer), Moon Ursin (women's basketball), Braden Bailey (men's golf) and Logan Freeman (baseball) were selected as the Student-Athlete Center for Excellence (SACE) April Champions of the Month.

MT Earns Five Academic All-Big 12 Selections


WACO, Texas – Baylor men's tennis placed five student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 First Team, the conference office announced Tuesday.

WT Lands Four on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Katelyn Parker

WACO, Texas – Baylor University's women's tennis program saw four student-athletes honored by the conference office Tuesday as members of the 2019 Academic All-Big 12 Women's Tennis Team.

6 ways Baylor works to steward the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. Here are just a few of the ways Baylor works to be […]

Meet Baylor’s expert on employee stress & health and organizational behavior

Dr. Sara Perry, associate professor of management in Baylor’s School of Business, teaches and conducts research in management-related topics, including negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership. Her specialties include organizational behavior, negotiation, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology. Perry’s research may be especially helpful to recent and soon-to-be college grads — something media […]

Give Light projects: Football operations center

Last fall, Baylor announced the launch of “Give Light” — a $1.1 billion fundraising campaign to support the university’s academic strategic plan, Illuminate. Among the campaign’s priority capital projects is the construction of a football operations center that would both serve as a new home for Baylor football and free up additional space to support […]

Baylor academics, athletics unify behind the interlocking BU

More than 120 years ago, Baylor students were inspired by a field of dandelions to make green and gold the school colors. More than 100 years ago, the bear was voted in as Baylor’s mascot (outpacing the ferret, bookworm and buffalo). Nearly 100 years ago, the first versions of what would today be considered the […]


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.

Abilene Reporter-News: Abilene ISD announces top students at Abilene High, Cooper and ATEMS

April 22, 2019
Abilene Independent School District has announced the top 25 graduates at Cooper High School and Abilene High School, which include incoming Baylor freshmen Bryan Taylor of Cooper High School and Deja Hardy at Abilene High School.

Associated Press: Summer Camps: Teens thrash out ideas at policy debate camps

April 19, 2019
This Associated Press article mentions Baylor University as among the institutions that hold policy debate camps nationwide, which offer a win-win opportunity for teens and colleges. For thousands of teens across the country, summer camp is about policy debate, and the joy of doing research and making well-argued points of varying perspectives in a college setting.

Associated Press: Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

April 10, 2019
Cassy Burleson, Ph.D., senior lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media, who has been researching the impact of the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Jasper, Texas, is quoted in this article about how the town’s past will be revisited this coming week, when the convicted ringleader in Byrd’s slaying is scheduled to be executed.

Baylor Lariat: Senior music majors prepare, perform senior recitals

April 15, 2019
Baylor University seniors in the School of Music will perform their senior recitals in the last weeks of school. The recitals are to showcase what students have learned throughout their time at Baylor, and they often use soundproof practice rooms throughout the Glennis McCrary Music Building to prepare. Seniors are required to schedule, coordinate and prepare details of the recital.

Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient Will Deliver Lecture April 25

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in communication and this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient, will lecture from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Packard Lecture Hall at the Marrs McLean Science Building, 1214 S. Fourth St.

Baylor Campus Hours Will Be Adjusted For Easter Break

WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – Classes will not be held and administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 19, through Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter. Several campus facilities will have adjusted hours over Easter weekend.

This Week at Baylor: April 21-27, 2019

WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a movie screening, several concerts and lectures in a variety of academic disciplines. Classes will not be held Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter.

First In Line Program Partners with Baylor Missions on Inaugural Missions Experience to Dominican Republic

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2019) – Baylor University’s First In Line program, which provides resources to first-generation college students to support student success at Baylor and beyond, partnered with Baylor Missions over spring break on a new missions experience that sent a team of 25 first-generation students and two staff members to Santiago, Dominican Republic.