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. 

The Baylor University Graduate Student Association is a community that strives to enrich the quality of academic and social life for students of each graduate program of Baylor University as well as advocate the rights of these students and voice their concerns.


Telehealth - Access free care online or set up in-person appointments from any location, 24/7/365.

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 CenterFitness 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.

Health Insurance -find the health insurance requirement as well as contact information for questions and assistance. 

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

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.

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.

Liaison Program - Our Research and Engagement Librarians are subject and research strategy experts who are ready to support the research needs of students, faculty, and the Baylor community and serve every major and discipline of the university.  Find the librarian liaison for your discipline here.

TechPoint deskHelpDesk+ - HelpDesk+ is Baylor’s one-stop solution for all things tech. Faculty, staff, and students will find hardware support, software solutions, DUO assistance, password resets, technology checkouts, and much more on the Garden Level of Moody Memorial Library.

Library and Academic Technology Services - Library and Academic Technology Services (LATS) stands at the intersection of research, learning, teaching, and technology. LATS helps faculty and students with different forms of online learning, develops and deploys library systems, provides technology across campus in classrooms and beyond, and more.

Baylor's Copy Center - The Copy Center can print presentation posters often within one day's notice, although allowing more time is recommended.  Email with

  1. PDF file sized how you need it
  2. Whether you want matte or glossy (glossy costs extra)
  3. Your department
  4. Your department's Ignite number.

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.

Take University Libraries' workshops to develop your Digital Scholarship skills.

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.
  • Arts & Special Collections Research Center  - 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.


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, including tips on finding a roommate.

Graduate Student Housing Facebook Community - You will find postings here regarding available leases or subleases around Waco, as well as a community to connect with to find a roommate if needed. This group has great tips on where to find affordable housing around Waco. 


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.

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.


Waco Culture Guide

Wacoans come from many backgrounds and are comprised of different cultures, religions, and identities. They celebrate and pay homage to their diversity collectively in a multitude of ways. Throughout the city are districts, restaurants, and events that showcase the various populations that call the city home. The Waco Culture Guide highlights the cultures throughout the city with the belief that as Waco grows, so will the diversity present within the city.


Baylor Graduate School

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Morrison Hall, Suite 200
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, TX 76798-7264

(254) 710-3588

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