News

Jul
22
2021
Move2BU Volunteer Sign Up
The class of 2025 is by far the largest incoming class Baylor has ever seen. They need our help! Please consider being a part of their journey and volunteer three hours to help by directing traffic, carrying bags and boxes, or serving as a greeter or part of the welcome party. Learn more!
Jul
21
2021
Hiring Fall Student Workers
Student worker hiring is now open for Fall or Academic year 21/22 in Ignite. We encourage hiring managers to submit hires as soon as possible, but the deadline to submit hires is August 6 for an August 23 start date. Currently, there is a two week processing timeline. Learn more!
Jul
20
2021
Staff Merit Effective 8/1
Staff Merit is effective August 1 for bi-weekly and monthly employees. If you have questions about your merit outcome, please reach out to your line manager. Merit can be viewed in Ignite.
Jul
19
2021
Update to Telehealth Costs
In March of 2020, Baylor University temporarily waived all fees associated with telehealth due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning August 1, 2021, all fees associated with telehealth visits will reset to normal benefit cost amounts. Learn more!
Jul
18
2021
Professional and Leadership Development
Professional and leadership development courses are available through HR. Courses offered this summer include, Crucial Conversations, The Power of Habit, Leading Great Meetings, Making Your One-on-One Meetings Matter, Setting and Managing Goals, and more. Register today!
Jul
17
2021
Ignite News & Announcements Feature
Did you know Ignite has a News & Announcements Feature? After you log into Ignite, scroll toward the bottom to see this simplified resource for receiving important information. Check back regularly for new and updated content!
Jul
9
2021
Addition to University 2022 Holiday Schedule
Beginning June 2022, Baylor University will add the celebration of Juneteenth to the list of official University holidays. Recognition will fall on a designated day each year – Monday, June 20 in 2022, as June 19 is a Sunday. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The University welcomes the opportunity to be among the growing list of organizations recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday.
Jul
7
2021
TIAA Webinars July
During the month of July, TIAA is offering live webinars to help you prepare for retirement. If you are unable to attend these webinars when offered, they will be available for 90 days after each live event.
Jul
5
2021
June BaylorPLUS Salute Nominees
See which of your peers have been nominated for their "above and beyond" service in June! Salutes may be submitted by colleagues, students, or parents throughout the year. Nominate someone today!
Jun
28
2021
Enneagram Leadership Program
Dean Jon Singletary, PhD, is partnering with the GSSW’s Center for Church and Community Impact to offer a certificate program called Enneagram for Leadership. Courses can be purchased individually or as a package. BU employees can enjoy a 20% discount!
Jun
25
2021
Praise Your Workplace Hero!
Is there an unsung Ignite hero that keeps things moving forward? A mentor on campus who has helped you grow? An employee who went above and beyond this past semester? You can recognize any Baylor Staff member for a job well done online through BaylorPLUS. Recognize someone today for putting the PLUS in their work at Baylor!
Jun
24
2021
BCBS Fitness Program
With summer almost here, new eligible members will want to take advantage of this waived enrollment opportunity for the Fitness Program. The enrollment fee of $19 will be waived for eligible new members who sign up from June 1 to June 30, 2021.
Jun
23
2021
Meet with CAPTRUST
CAPTRUST Participant Advisory Services offers FREE financial planning services to Baylor Employees. Meet with an advisor today to prepare for your future.
Jun
11
2021
FitWell for All Summer Program
If you are in Waco, please join us for an ALOHA summer including F45, Refit, Tone & Stretch, Bear Cycle, Boxing, Hip Hop, special Monday Madness activities, and Wacky Wednesday Workouts! Program is June 1 - August 6. Cost is only $30 for the entire summer!
Jun
9
2021
The Value of Advice
Watch this 2 minute video from CAPTRUST to learn how easy it is to become empowered to plan your financial future.
Jun
9
2021
TIAA Webinars – June 2021
During the month of June, TIAA is offering live webinars to help you prepare for retirement. If you are unable to attend these webinars when offered, they will be available for 90 days after each live event.
Jun
7
2021
May BaylorPLUS Salute Nominees
See which of your peers have been nominated for their "above and beyond" service in May! Salutes may be submitted by colleagues, students, or parents throughout the year. Nominate someone today!
Jun
1
2021
One Year Celebration
Congratulations! We have been operating within Ignite one full year today. Over the next few months we will highlighting Baylor’s achievements through the years through the stories of employees who have been a part of not only Ignite but the many advancements that came before it. Stay tuned!
May
26
2021
COVID-19 Testing and Masking Updates
Starting June 2, COVID-19 testing at the Clifton Robinson Tower will be 9am-10:30am and Washington Tower will be 11am-12pm. Additionally, please read about on campus Summer Mask Guidance.
May
23
2021
SAFE2SAVE Driving Competition
Be rewarded by putting down your phone while driving. Join SAFE2SAVE and Baylor University in driving change on the roads across Waco by participating in our Safe Driving Competition throughout the month of June!
May
20
2021
1st Baylor Bright Scholarship Graduate
Vanguard College Preparatory School is pleased to announce the graduation of its first graduating Bright Scholarship recipient, Emma Lowe. Lowe earned the Bright Scholarship in 2016 as an incoming 7th grader from Midway Middle School. Congratulations!
May
17
2021
Saturday Family Vaccine Clinic
Baylor Health Services will hold a Family Vaccine Clinic this Saturday, May 22, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the McLane Student Life Center (SLC) gym. Each family member will need to choose a time range to arrive, complete this online form, and bring the form to their scheduled appointment.
May
16
2021
Floating Holiday Hours Expire May 31
Floating Holiday hours were given to eligible employees due to a change in the 2020 Baylor Holiday schedule. These hours will not be paid out and will expire on May 31, 2021 if not used. If you have any Floating Holiday hours, please ensure you use these hours before utilizing any vacation or sick time.
May
15
2021
Ignite System Downtime
Our next quarterly update from Oracle is scheduled Friday, May 21 – Sunday, May 23. During the update, Ignite access and/or services will not be available. Learn more.
May
14
2021
Student Employment Info
Learn information about Summer Student Worker hours, timecard monitoring and approvals, FICA deductions, Fall & Spring hiring/rehiring, and a training video.
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