Campus Resources

The following campus resources may be very helpful in your life as a Baylor University graduate student.

Be sure to use your free Graduate Student Association membership for support and resources tailored to graduate student life.

Health

Counseling Center  - support for mental and emotional health, including a walk-in clinic, support groups, nutrition services, crisis intervention, and therapy services

water after working out at SLC Fitness Center

Fitness Center - supports physical health by providing Cardio, Machine Weight, and Free Weight equipment to suit your fitness goals and needs.

Health Center - supports basic medical well-being, including acute illness/injury treatment, prescription refills, immunization, routine physicals, ordering lab tests, and referrals.  Appointments can be scheduled online.

Bobo Spiritual Life Center - grow your spiritual life by connecting to pastoral care, ways to serve, and resources for your journey. 

Academic and Research Support

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Course - The Baylor Graduate School offers the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Course to international graduate students and scholars, with the focus on improving their English oral proficiency and communication skills to achieve academic success in the context of U. S. culture.

Foster Success Center - Are you a veteran?  Want help crafting a resume or preparing to interview? Do you need learning accommodations?  Curious about academic excellence opportunities?  The Paul L. Foster Success Center includes many services to coach, prepare, inform and assist you on your way.

study group at GRC

GRC (Graduate Research Center) - Located on the second floor of the W. R. Poage Legislative Library, the GRC features the Pattie Orr Graduate Research Commons, five collaboration rooms, a conference room, lounge and break room.

Graduate Writing Center - a partnership between the English Department and the Graduate School that provides help with writing projects at every stage from brainstorming to polishing and of every size from personal statements to theses.

TechPoint deskTechPoint - The TechPoint service desk in the Study Commons is available to answer your academic technology questions and help reserve and use our equipment and spaces for recording, editing, 3D printing, and more.

Libraries - Moody Memorial Library and Jesse H. Jones Library together house approximately 5 million physical resources and provide access to half a million electronic resources.

Armstrong Browning Library Leddy-Jones research room


Baylor also hosts several Collections , including:

  • Armstrong Browning Library - a 19th-Century research center, housed in a museum-like setting, with significant holdings regarding literature and culture in Britain and America from 1800 to 1900.
  • Crouch Fine Arts Library - recognized as one of the most distinguished music libraries in the Southwest, housing music and visual arts collections, as well as audio and video recordings for other disciplines.
  • The Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Societythe Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society works with the Keston Institute in Oxford, United Kingdom to promote research and encourage the study of religion in communist, post-communist, and other totalitarian societies.
  • The Texas Collection - collects, preserves, and provides access to materials on the history, heritage and culture of Texas.
  • W.R. Poage Legislative Library - a repository for congressional and personal papers related to the political history of Texas and the nation.
  • School of Education Learning Resources Center (LRC)  - an education-specific library serving faculty, students and teachers with educational resources, including journals, teaching resources, state testing files, and hands-on learning materials.

bicyclist in front of fountainTransportation

Parking -  Students can purchase various types of parking permits to suit your specific needs, including free parking at the Ferrell Center with shuttle service to campus.

University Shuttle - free bus transport in areas on and near campus 

Weekly Food Store Shuttle for international students - During the school year, Baylor operates a free shuttle that goes to HEB weekly as an aid to international students who may have limited transportation.

Zipcar - Baylor has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to the area. 

Bikes - Baylor requires a free bike registration for campus security.  You can also take advantage of the Outdoor Adventure Bike Shop if you need repairs or lessons on how to repair your bicycle.

Housing

Graduate Student Housing Community - considered on-campus housing but with graduate student privileges, two residential areas devoted to graduate students and their families.

Off campus housing - helpful information from Baylor University's Student Health & Welfare Department.

Recreation

rock wall climbing at Baylor SLC Baylor Athletics - Get tickets to cheer for Acrobatics & Tumbling, baseball, basketball, cross country, equestrian events, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and track & field.

Baylor Gameroom - located on the lower level of the Bill Daniel Student Center, the Gameroom boasts 5 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, billiard tables, foosball tables, ping pong, shuffleboard, classic board games, and a TV lounge with Nintendo Wii capability.

Baylor School of Music - concerts and programs featuring a variety of instruments, voices, and music styles.

Baylor Student Activities - a great resource for finding out what's happening all over campus.  Don't miss Baylor traditions such as Diadeloso, Homecoming - with one of the nation's oldest Homecoming parades, and Christmas on 5th.  

Into the Woods Baylor Theatre 2014Baylor Theatre - see productions by Baylor's Department of Theatre Arts, recently rated one of the top 25 undergraduate theatre programs in the U.S.

Hippodrome  Baylor Movie Mondays -  in collaboration with the Department of Student Activities, the historic Waco Hippodrome Theater shows documentary or independent films that address important topics and issues within our world. Admission is FREE, but tickets for entrance are REQUIRED.

Mayborn Museum - a complex including discovery hands-on rooms for children, a natural science museum, and a historic 1890's central Texas village.

rowing the BrazosMcLane Student Life Center - recreation center for students, faculty, and staff, including a fitness center, a climbing ROCK, leisure pool, outdoor basketball & sand volleyball courts, 4-court gymnasium, conference rooms, racquetball/squash courts, indoor jogging track, aerobics studio and student lounge.

Pullin Family Marina - located on the banks of the Brazos River across from the main campus, Baylor students, faculty, staff and their approved guests can visit the Marina and use kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards, sunfish sailboats, life vests, and various sports equipment.

Brooks Dining HallDining/Food Options

Baylor University Dining Services - find meal plans, nutritional information, and a list of dining venues on campus.

Food Assistance - check out resources such as The Store, a student food pantry, and free food events to help address food insecurity issues.

Other Services & Support

Baylor swing

Mail Center - offers shipping via United States Postal Service, UPS and FedEx, as well as stamps, shipping materials, faxing and notary services.

Copy Center - office copies, binding, faxing, laminating, and other print-related services.

Rooms for Nursing Mothers - Click here for a map of nursing rooms open to faculty, staff, students, and visitors to campus.

 

 

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