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.

#8-Seeded WT Opening Big 12 Tournament Against Iowa State

Baylor Women's Tennis

In the unfamiliar position of playing on the first day of the Big 12 Championship for the first time since the league dropped to 10 schools, the eighth-seeded Baylor women's tennis team (8-20) will face ninth-seeded Iowa State (6-11) at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence, Kan.


Hart Wariner

Few track coaches, if any, can come close to the success that Clyde Hart has had in tutoring the world's best quarter-milers.

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 […]

A history of Baylor’s interlocking BU

They’re united in the minds of Baylor fans — the green and the gold, the B and the U — and have been, in many ways, for nearly a century. Saturday’s unveiling of the new logo and unified school colors at the long-awaited Baylor United experience before the spring football game introduced the Baylor Family […]

A quick look at Baylor’s bear logos through the years

If you’re a Baylor fan and you’re reading this in your home or office, there’s a decent chance you can look around and spot something with a Baylor Bear on it. From pictures to pennants and shirts to stickers, Baylor family members love displaying their school pride with a Baylor Bear logo on almost anything. […]


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.

Baylor Magazine: A Global Perspective

Numerous Baylor undergraduates are deeply impacted and forever changed through Baylor’s study abroad programs. Humbling and empowering, these unforgettable experiences allow hundreds of Baylor students every year the chance to “embed” within cultures, political climates and ways of life that are vastly different from their own. Whether Baylor students choose to spend a portion of the summer, a semester or even a full year abroad, their time away plays a significant role in a truly transformational undergraduate education.

Copperfield students ‘fuel up’ on fun

April 16, 2019
Nakia Codie, B.A., (Telecommunications) ’98, who works for the Dallas Cowboys to host Fuel Up mini camps, acted as an overseer at Copperfield Elementary School’s Fuel Up to Play 60 campaign event in San Antonio, Texas. The event was launched by the National Dairy Council and NFL in conjunction with the USDA. Codie played football at Baylor and in the NFL for the Pittsburg Steelers. “I do a lot of football camps and the Fuel Up to Play 60,” Codie said. “This is all about teaching kids to eat the right foods — protein, vegetables, fruits and dairy — to make sure they are at their best in the classroom and also on the playing field.”

FOX News: Greg Garrett: Notre Dame Cathedral has meaning for us all – Here’s why the world now mourns

April 17, 2019
Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and theologian in residence at the American Cathedral in Paris, writes about the shock and sadness at seeing the Notre Dame Cathedral in flames Monday, and that “our shared sense of grief over Notre Dame – our shared realization of why it matters – could bring some light even out of this darkness. In rediscovering such a common purpose – and in remembering our common need for sacred spaces, art, and beauty – new life can grow out of these ashes.”

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.

Baylor Missions Sends Medical Missions Teams Around the World During Spring Break

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2019) – Over spring break, Baylor University sent 10 teams around the world for various mission trips to integrate faith with academic disciplines and hands-on service and participate in global engagement. Four of those teams centered on health care for underserved communities while serving in the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru.

Notre Dame Fire Marks ‘Dark Day,’ But Beauty Will Emerge, Baylor Architectural Historian Says

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2019) – In the wake of a massive fire that devasted Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday and captured eyes and prompted tears across the globe, a Baylor University expert in architectural history said beauty can emerge from the ashes.

Social Work Professor Gaynor Yancey Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2019) – Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Master Teacher and director of the Center for Church and Community Impact at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, was honored April 12 during the annual Academic Honors Convocation as the 2019 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.