Information for Guests of the Graduates

Congratulations! We know you are proud of your future Baylor Lawyer! We hope you will join us for the Baylor Law commencement exercises. Everyone is welcome to attend the Law School commencement, which generally lasts about one hour and 30 minutes. Tickets are not required.

Ceremony Dates and Locations

Fall 2019 - 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, First Baptist Church Waco, 500 Webster Ave.,  Waco, Texas 76706.

Winter 2019 - 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 8, 2020, First Baptist Church Waco, 500 Webster Ave., Waco, Texas 76706.

Spring 2020 - 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 2, 2020, TBD

Summer 2020 - 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 1, 2020, First Baptist Church Waco, 500 Webster Ave., Waco, Texas 76706

Parking

Parking is free at Baylor Law graduations.  For graduations held at the First Baptist Church of Waco, tell the parking attendant you are with the graduation and they will allow you to park for free. 

Photography

Guests at graduation ceremonies are welcome to take photos and/or video during the ceremony. A photographer will take pictures of each graduate as he or she receives the diploma and is hooded. A class photograph will be taken immediately following the ceremony. Proofs can be viewed online a few days after commencement. Information about purchasing photographs from a previous commencement is available here.

Reception

The Law Alumni Association hosts a reception for the graduates and their guests at the Law Center immediately following commencement. All family and friends are encouraged to attend the reception (an invitation is not required), which generally lasts about one hour. Refreshments are provided. Graduates are encouraged to show their guests around the Law Center, and visit with classmates, faculty and alumni.

Accommodations

All necessary hotel accommodations for out-of-town guests should be made early to guarantee reservations. For current information about accommodations in the area, see our visitor's page. For assistance in finding a hotel or motel room in Waco for an upcoming stay, call the Tourist Information Center at (800) WACO-FUN.

Campus Map

The Campus Map may be of help to you as you plan your trip to our beautiful campus.