Trips & Special Events

The Center for Global Engagement sponsors trips and various cultural events for International Students and Scholars each semester. The programs listed below are open for any Baylor international student and scholar to attend as well as their family members and friends.

Refund Policy: If a fee is required for a trip or event and a student has paid that fee, no refunds will be granted after the registration deadline for that event. Students that cancel before the registration deadline must come to the ISSS office to obtain a refund.

Summer 2018 - *NEW*
  • July 14, 2018
    Arlington, Texas – Six Flags!

    Ready for a break from summer work or studying? Join CGE as we head to the Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, TX for a day of thrilling rollercoasters, live shows, rides, and a classic American experience! We will leave from the 5th street Circle at 9 a.m. and return at 9 p.m. Bring extra money for lunch and dinner in the park. Deadline to register is Monday, July 9 at 5 p.m. Cost is $20. Sign up HERE and pay and sign waiver in the CGE office in Hankamer 160 to confirm your attendance.
Fall 2018 events for CGE:

Baylor Football Tailgate – September 1, 2018 

Time to be determined! FREE event!  Bring your PAWS friend and Welcome Family!  Join Baylor & Beyond at Baylor’s first football game of the year.  We will meet at the tent in the Student Organization section of Touchdown Alley, (beside the Baylor Law School on this side of the river). We will send a map when you register!

CGE Fall Retreat – September 7-8, 2018 (buses to Three Mountain Retreat, Clifton, Texas)

A retreat just for Baylor’s International students at a gorgeous Texas Ranch not far from the Baylor Campus. We will spend the night in bunk houses (Air Conditioned) and enjoy a Hamburger cookout, Texas Barbeque, Hayride, Hiking, Volleyball, Firepit and S’Mores, and meet a lot of Baylor staff that are coming to introduce many interesting campus opportunities.  Our CGE Ambassadors are going with us to show you all about Texas living! Cost TBD.  Register at

North Park Mall/Asian and Indian Markets –  Saturday,  September 29

Visit one of the most reputable high end malls in Dallas, Texas!  Shop and enjoy! We will then drive to the Asian  and Chinese food markets for you to gather all the spices and cooking needs for the semester.  We will drive through Downtown Dallas to see Dealey Plaza as well!  Cost $10.  Register at

Texas State Fair Trip – Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Texas State Fair is one of the proudest traditions in Texas!  You will eat fried funny goods, see car exhibits, see a rodeo , farm animals and horses, live music and ride a big carousel plus other famous fair events.  You can also see BIG TEX! We will supply a map of all events and times when you register. Enjoy the day! Cost $20. Register at

“Texas Stockyards/Cattle Drive and Billy Bob’s Dance Hall – Saturday, November 10

Visit “Cowtown” and see a real cattle drive, visit western wear stores, visit the farm animal and horse exhibits, enjoy touring this famous cowboy/cowgirl event and end up at one of Texas’ most famous Western dance halls for lunch and Texas Two Step dancing lessons. Cost $15 – Register at

Thanksgiving Dinner -  TBD

Christmas Study Days – TBD