First Year Experiece


Welcome to Baylor! The School of Education (SOE) is thrilled to welcome you as you prepare for a career of positive impact through teaching. The SOE’s First-Year Experience program is designed to give you a great start on your Baylor life!


The first-year experience program supports and prepares first time freshmen and transfer students for a successful transition into the School of Education.


Our mission is to equip first time freshmen and transfer students with the knowledge to obtain academic success and personal well-being by building meaningful community and by advancing learning though academic and co-curricular resources, service activities and programming.

Refer a friend to the SOE

Know someone who might be interested in education? Help get them connected here!

Explore the programs and benefits of the FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE through these links:

Button Get BusyProgramming and Community Building

Fun and educational events will help you meet friends, learn about opportunities at Bayor and in the SOE, find academic resources, and have fun!

Find Help buttonPeer Coaches

Get off to a good start with support from a peer mentor who is also an education major.

Talk buttonCommunicate and Connect

You'll get all the info you need from our email newsletter, and you're welcome to stop by the offices of the director and coordinator any time.

Button LeadLeadership Opportunity

You don't have to wait to be an upperclassmen to take on a leadership role. Apply for our Student Advisory Council in the SOE!

Button PlanFour Year Plus Success Plan

Here's your custom to-do list for your time in the School of Education. Don't miss anything and get the most out of your Baylor experience.

Button go forthBeyond Baylor

Now what? Learn about career opportunities both inside and beyond the traditional classroom pathway.