Visitors are welcome to stop by the Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society without a prior appointment to receive a tour, learn about the Keston Archives and Library, ask reference questions, or use the Michael Bourdeaux Research Center for quiet study.

The Keston Center staff encourages those wishing to conduct research, especially for an extended period of time, to schedule visits by calling (254) 710-1519 or emailing


8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.



For holiday, academic semester, and weather closings, see the Baylor Institutional Calendar.

Maps, Directions and Parking

The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society is located on the 3rd floor of Carroll Library at 1429 South 5th Street (the corner of 5th and Speight Streets).

Click here to read Visitor Parking Guidelines.

Parking, including handicapped, is available in the Speight Plaza Parking Garage (the corner of Speight Avenue and South 4th Street) and behind the Bobo Spiritual Life Center (the corner of James Avenue and South 5th Street). For more parking locations, go to the Baylor Campus Map

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702