Applications are now closed for Ampersand Society 2017.


We accept applications for Ampersand Society from frosh Baylor students each year following the Celebration of First-Year Excellence (CFYE), an event held early each spring semester.

This semester, CFYE is scheduled for Thursday, 26 January 2017.

We will hold an information meeting about Ampersand Society following the Celebration of First-Year Excellence. At this meeting, we will explain the vision and purpose of the society, our selection criteria, and how Ampersand relates to both the College of Arts & Sciences and SPARK. We are hosting the Spring 2017 Information Meeting on Wednesday, 8 February from 6:30-7:30pm in the Cowden Room on the 3rd floor of the SUB.

Applications are due: Monday, 13 February, 8am


Our criteria are as follows. An applicant should

  • Be a first-year, full-time student at Baylor;
  • Have earned at least a 3.7 grade point average Fall 2016;
  • Be a declared major in the College of Arts & Sciences;
  • Submit a completed application as an attachment (Word or PDF) via email to Dr. Kirsten Escobar at Questions may be directed to Dr. Escobar as well.