First in Line Program
Baylor's First in Line program is helping first-generation college students make a successful transition to campus life. Approximately one out of every eight Baylor students qualifies as a first-generation student. The First in Line program helps these students learn everything from terminology and how to meet with academic advisors to gaining an understanding of financial aid and campus office hours. Students participate in monthly workshops, a peer leader program and the First in Line Student Society. With your gift, you will help Baylor serve this important student group and enable first-generation students to fulfill their dream of earning a Baylor degree.
Suggested Contribution $75
Baylor University Golden Wave Band
The Baylor University Golden Wave Band is one of Baylor's oldest traditions, stirring the hearts of Baylor fans with its powerful music and creative marching drills for more than 100 years. Your gift in support of the Golden Wave Band Scholarship Fund will keep the spirit alive by helping to purchase equipment and supporting student scholarships.
Cost for one band scholarship $1000
Line Camp is an extended, on-campus orientation experience designed to prepare incoming students for their time at Baylor. At Line Camp, students build friendships with classmates and experience the longstanding traditions of Baylor University. A highlight of the week is a trip to Baylor's original campus in Independence, Texas, where students don their Baylor Line jerseys for the first time and take a symbolic walk through the iconic columns. Through your gift, you are underwriting the costs of this weeklong experience through which students have their first introduction to the faith and traditions that remain vibrantly alive in the Baylor family.
Cost of one student to attend Line Camp $95
Located in the heart of Baylor's campus, the Bill and Eva Williams Bear Habitat has long been a favorite stopping place for children visiting the University with their families and a physical reminder of Baylor's many rich traditions for current students and alumni. This year marks the 100th anniversary of having a live bear mascot on Baylor's campus. Today, two bears - sisters Joy and Lady - live in the Bear Habitat year-round, receiving the best care possible and inspiring visitors with the Baylor spirit. Your gift will help support a tradition that has connected generations of the Baylor family.
Cost to feed Joy and Lady for two months $250