Celebrating the Class of 2020
Congratulations graduates! In recognition of this milestone, the Baylor Family is celebrating YOU this week across the country and around the world. Enjoy these moments of celebration with your friends and family and know that your University is proud to welcome you into the ranks of the more than 180,000 Baylor Alumni!
Throughout the Week
Get your Limited Edition Class of 2020 T-Shirts
Don’t miss the chance to order your commemorative Class of 2020 T-shirt! A portion of the purchase price on each shirt will support the 2020 Senior Class Gift. The Class of 2020 will leave a legacy of hope for future generations who become a part of Baylor through this gift that will support construction of a Legacy Walkway in Traditions Plaza near the Immortal Ten. You may also choose to have your purchase support the President’s Excellence Fund. Learn more about the T-shirt, see the designs, and choose your place of impact here.
Update your Permanent Address in BearWeb
As a part of the Senior Celebration, you will soon receive a special gift from President Livingstone. This small token of our appreciation for all you have contributed to the life of the University throughout your time as a student will be mailed to the permanent address you have on file in BearWeb. This same address will be used to mail your official Baylor diploma.
Monday, May 11
Social Celebration – Faculty
Follow Baylor’s social media channels for celebration messages from some of your favorite faculty and staff.
Tuesday, May 12
Virtual Dr Pepper Hour
Facebook Live, 3-3:30 p.m.
Enjoy your final Dr Pepper Hour – virtually through Facebook Live – with special greetings and guests from around campus.
Wednesday, May 13
Career Day: Join Baylor Career Center professionals for three, information-packed Facebook Live sessions on topics to help you navigate the “new normal” in today’s job market.
Career Day: The First Step on Your Career Path
Facebook Live, 9 a.m.
Your next step after graduation may not look like what you envisioned. Join us online to hear from an expert who can help you understand how to think outside the box on potential career and resume-building opportunities in the wake of COVID-19, help you discern if grad school or other postgraduate opportunities might be a good fit, and parlay your first job into a career trajectory for lifelong success.
Career Day: Resume Tips
Facebook Live, Noon
Learn how to leverage the job description and information about the organization to make your resume stand out to prospective employers. Even if your work experience and internships may have been affected by COVID-19, we’ll discuss ways to highlight the skills and experience you have and address resume gaps to help make you a more competitive candidate.
Career Day: Interviewing Skills
Facebook Live, 7 p.m.
In the digital age, interviews with prospective employers are rapidly shifting from in-person interviews to using online tools to talk with candidates. Participate in this session to learn the interview techniques that are relevant whether you interview on the phone, via Zoom or in a conference room.
Thursday, May 14
Social Celebration – Alumni
Follow Baylor’s social media channels for celebration messages from alumni around the country – including some of our most notable alums!
Senior Week Celebration Concert
Online Concert, 6:30 p.m.
What would a celebration be without music! Join us for a live, virtual concert by Jake Scott featuring Micah Tyler.
Saturday, May 16
See Your Name in Lights
Facebook Live, 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy a special celebration of May 2020 graduation candidates as each graduate’s name is displayed on the scoreboard at McLane Stadium. Names of graduation candidates will be presented in alphabetical order by last name. A recording of the event will be linked here after the celebration concludes.
Facebook Live with Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.
Join President Livingstone and Student Body President Sloane Simpson for a time of reminiscing and thanksgiving for the class of 2020. Listen as they share their memories from the past four years and hear their hopes for the remarkable class of 2020. Then, have your questions ready for a time of Q&A.