Premiere 2021

Thank you for joining us for Premiere 2021. We have archived the many Premiere sessions and you can access them from this page. Get a glimpse of various areas of study or learn about the excitement of student life. Hear practical help from our financial aid team or see what life in a residential community looks like. Or, go back and listen to a session that you participated in during the live event.

We hope you enjoy learning more about Baylor through these resources.

Premiere 2021 Schedule

Choose from the recorded sessions captured during the live event and categorized by session time, academic area or other sessions such as student life, admissions, and living and learning.

Opening Session
Time: 10:00am (CDT)
Anthropology
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Katie Binetti
Art and Art History
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Professor Mack Gingles
Biology
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dana Dean & Dr. Maria Fernandez-Luna
Business
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Krista Howell
Campus Living and Learning
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Rachel Caldwell
Engineering
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Michael Thompson
Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dale Connally & Dr. Margaret Wooddy
Honors College
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Julia Hejduk
HSD: Apparel and Interior Design
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Jaynie Fader & Michelle Brown
Journalism, PR, New Media
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leaders: Dr. Elizabeth Bates and Professor Amber Adamson
Mathematics
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: John Davis
Music
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Randy Umstead
Philosophy
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Tom Ward
Pre-Health
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Michelle Savoie
Pre-Law
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Ben Cooper
Religion
Time: 10:30am (CDT)
Session Leaders: Dr. Doug Weaver and Dr. Mandy McMichael
Aviation Sciences and Administration
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Trey Cade
Business Fellows
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Allen Seward
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Tom McGrath
Campus Living and Learning
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Rachel Caldwell
Classics
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dan Hanchey
Communication
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Jane Damron
English, Professional Writing, and Linguistics
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Dell & Dr. Michael DePalma
Geosciences
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Steve Dworkin
Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dale Connally & Dr. Margaret Wooddy
HSD: Nutrition Sciences and Child & Family Studies
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Professor Stan Wilfong
Journalism, PR, New Media
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leaders: Dr. Elizabeth Bates and Professor Amber Adamson
Modern Languages and Cultures
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Cristian Bratu
Nursing
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leaders: Dr. Nan Ketcham and Kyle Pyron
Political Science
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Peter Campbell
Pre-Law
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Ben Cooper
Psychology and Neuroscience
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Charles Weaver
Religion
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leaders: Dr. Doug Weaver and Dr. Mandy McMichael
Biology
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dana Dean & Dr. Maria Fernandez-Luna
Business
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Krista Howell
Communication
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Jane Damron
Campus Living and Learning
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Rachel Caldwell
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Diane Loeb
Computer Science
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Bill Booth
Education
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Neil Shanks & Dr. Jenifer Johnson
Engineering
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Michael Thompson
English, Professional Writing, and Linguistics
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Dell & Dr. Michael DePalma
Film and Digital Media
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dan Beard
History
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Julie deGraffenried
Honors College
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Julia Hejduk
Medical Humanities
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Lauren Barron
Music
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Randy Umstead
Political Science
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Peter Campbell
Public Health
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Margo Shanks
Sociology
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Chris Pieper
Theatre Arts
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Professor Lisa Denman
Undecided
Time: 11:30am (CDT)
Session Leader: Dean Carrolle Kamperman
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Tom McGrath
Education
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Neil Shanks & Dr. Jenifer Johnson
Film and Digital Media
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Dan Beard
Forensic Science
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Professor Jim Huggins
Environmental Science
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Ben Ryan
Informatics
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Mary Lauren Benton
Medical Humanities
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Lauren Barron
Nursing
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Dr. Nan Ketcham and Kyle Pyron
Parent Engagement
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Gail Offringa
Physics
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Walter Wilcox
Getting Ahead at Baylor
Time: 11:00am (CDT)
Session Leader: Jessica King Gereghty
Science Research Fellows & Undergraduate Research
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. Riz Klausmeyer
Social Work
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Professor Luci Hoppe
Statistical Science
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Dr. James Stamey
Campus Zoom Tour
Time: 12:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Baylor Experience Admissions Representatives
Campus Zoom Tour
Time: 12:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Baylor Experience Admissions Representatives
Admissions and Financial Aid
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Jan Kyster and Jordan Smith
Admissions and Financial Aid (Spanish)
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Gabby LaRue
Campus Recreation
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Grace Starek
International Admissions
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Priscila de Alba and Anis Qourzal
Multicultural Affairs
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Geoffrey Griggs
Faith at Baylor
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Burt Burleson
Campus Zoom Tour
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Baylor Experience Admissions Representatives
Admissions and Financial Aid
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Jan Kyster and Jordan Smith
Admissions and Financial Aid (Spanish)
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Gabby LaRue
Career Center
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Shelby Cefaratti-Berti and Amy Rylander
Dining
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Megan Chase and Taylor Beard
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Tranquility Cowan
International Admissions
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Priscila de Alba and Anis Qourzal
Multicultural Affairs
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Geoffrey Griggs
New Student Programs
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Whitney Jones
Faith at Baylor
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Burt Burleson
Wellness
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Van Davis
First in Line
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Michelle Gonzalez
Campus Zoom Tour
Time: 1:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Baylor Experience Admissions Representatives
Admissions and Financial Aid
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Jan Kyster and Jordan Smith
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Tranquility Cowan
Be You at BU
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leaders: Gabby LaRue and Cassie Rodriguez
New Student Programs
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Whitney Jones
Transfer Admissions & Resources
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Clairissa Talley
McNair Scholars
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Rachel Bay
Dr Pepper Hour
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Nolan Bay
Campus Zoom Tour
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Baylor Experience Admissions Representatives
Campus Zoom Tour
Time: 2:30pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Baylor Experience Admissions Representatives
Financial Aid (Seniors Specific)
Time: 2:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Cindy Palmer
Baylor and Beyond Living and Learning Center
Time: 1:00pm (CDT)
Session Leader: Leia Duncan

Premiere 2021 Schedule Overview

All times noted are Central Time Zone

Time   Session

10:00am   Opening Session

10:30am   Academic Session 1 (select academic areas)  and Living and Learning on Campus Session 1 (reoccurs) 

11:00am   Academic Session 2 (select academic areas)  and Living and Learning on Campus Session 2 (reoccurs)

11:30am   Academic Session 3 (select academic areas)  and Living and Learning on Campus  Session 3 (reoccurs)

12:00pm   Academic Session 4 (select academic areas) and Parent Q&A (one time only)

12:30pm   Lunch Break

1:00pm   Student Life Session 1 (reoccurs), Admissions and Financial Aid Session 1 (reoccurs)

1:30pm   Student Life Session 2 (reoccurs), Admissions and Financial Aid Session 2 (reoccurs)

2:00pm   Student Life Session 3 (reoccurs), Transfer Admissions & Resources (one time only), and Admissions and Financial Aid Session 3 (reoccurs)

10:00am - 3:00pm   Oso Helpful Chat Room (Live)

12:00pm - 2:30pm   Zoom Through Campus Tours (Live)