Opening Day and First Day Fiesta

Opening Day
(formerly known as Convocation)

  • August 23, 2021, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
  • Complimentary boxed lunches provided by Jason’s Deli
  • The Opening Day program will include a worship segment and three speakers giving presentations structured around our school motto:
    • Learn: Presentation on academic challenge of semester ahead, what each level can expect to learn, and how to succeed
    • Lead: Presentation on history/legacy of Baylor nursing, and the impact of Baylor nurses in the past, present, and future…what it “means” to be a BU nurse
    • Serve: Presentation on opportunities for outreach and community…missions, volunteer groups, social groups, intramurals, etc.

First Day Fiesta
(new evening event)

  • August 23, 2021, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
  • No cost to attendees
    • All students, faculty, staff, and families welcome
    • Catered tacos
    • Cotton candy and snow cone machines
  • Combining previous “Harambee” event with new “Fiesta” event on the back lawn
    • Harambee tables will advertise student groups, local churches, outreach organizations, etc. from 5:30-6:30 pm
    • Informal celebration with games, activities, and concessions from 6:00-8:00 pm
      (Bounce house, giant pong, cornhole, sports, photo booth, and more)

We would love for you to answer our one question / anonymous interest survey at the bottom of this webpage to help us better prepare!