Life as a Baylor University Student Discover experiences beyond the classroom as Gabby showcases some of the many student organizations and activities that connect you with friends and create a vibrant campus life. Steeped in Tradition From the Baylor Line and Homecoming to Diadeloso and Dr Pepper Hour, Trey will give you an overview of the traditions that make the Baylor experience truly unique. The Bear Habitat Go behind the scenes of the Bear Habitat with Aidan. Wellbeing Hear from Jack about how Baylor’s care for the whole person — physically, emotionally, and spiritually — supports Baylor students and helps them thrive. Move in Day at Baylor University Move2BU marks the beginning of your Baylor journey, and your new Baylor family wants to make sure you feel welcome and at home as soon as you arrive. Faculty, staff and volunteers will greet you and ensure that all of your belongings are unloaded and delivered to your room while you go through the check-in process. Day One at Baylor -- Fall 2021 Student life at Baylor University is vibrant, engaging, and always fun! It's truly an experience like no other - and we can't wait to share it with you. Looking back on Fall 2021 at Baylor University Looking back on the last semester at Baylor University! Outdoor Adventures Mike shows you all the ways you can stay active outdoors on campus and in our area. From trail running and hiking, to biking and watersports, there is always something fun to do. The Baylor Line: We Run In Our House Step by step, stride by stride, 3,394 freshmen continue the 45-year-old tradition of running the Baylor Line. What is Baylor Line Camp? Incoming Baylor Freshman get to know fellow new students and familiarize themselves with campus and many of Baylor's Traditions! Culminating with a trip to Independence, Texas, Baylor's original home. Here, our newest Bears learn about Baylor's beginnings and are inducted into that good old Baylor Line. The Baylor Line The Line, made exclusively of BU Freshman, gathers at the south end of McLane Stadium and run onto the field to create an enormous human tunnel to welcome the football team to the field. After the team has entered the stadium, the Line takes their exclusive seats in the Baylor Line section behind the opponents' bench to cheer on the Bears to victory. Inside the Baylor Line The Line, made exclusively of BU Freshman, gathers at the south end of McLane Stadium and run onto the field to create an enormous human tunnel to welcome the football team to the field. After the team has entered the stadium, the Line takes their exclusive seats in the Baylor Line section behind the opponents' bench to cheer on the Bears to victory. The Baylor Experience: Distinct Baylor students discover a special place that supports, challenges and encourages them. The Baylor Experience: Favorite Memory Baylor University students share their favorite memories of campus life (so far). From midnight pancakes to running the Line to celebrating football victories, Baylor students enjoy great times together and build lifelong friendships. Inside the Baylor Homecoming Parade Over 100 years of reunions, bonfires, parades and football games have called alumni, students, faculty and staff home to renew fellow associations and friendships and catch the Baylor Spirit again. Take a behind the scenes look at Parade Day with BU student Kharis McFarland. The Baylor Experience: Changed Your Baylor experience will help you find your path and follow your calling. Destination Waco Get an insider’s view of Baylor’s hometown from Lindsey, and learn why Waco is the city we love and one of the top tourist destinations in the country. The Baylor Experience: Impact It might be a professor, a Welcome Week leader, a classmate, or a roommate. Who's someone that impacted you during your time at Baylor University? Current students share their experiences -- how they find friendships and mentors across the University who support them and help them grow. New Student Programs Overview Learn about New Student Programs from Dr. Nathan Shelburne, NSP Director. How to Make a DP Float for Students Learn how to make our famous Dr Pepper floats with Admissions Counselor and DP expert, Micah Marroquin! Learn How To Sic ’Em Learn the art of the Sic 'Em with Nolan Bay Admissions Coordinator & Director Of Sic’emology (a totally real, valid title). Campus Living & Learning Overview Learn all about Baylor's Campus Living & Learning department from Ryan Cohenour, Associate Director for Housing Administration. Inside Baylor's Diadeloso Holiday Freshman Anna Kate Elkins takes us inside "the Day of the Bear," from goat yoga (!!) to the evening's concert (and everything in between), What is Baylor's All University Sing? A Baylor University tradition since 1953, All University Sing showcases the song-and-dance talents of hundreds of BU students across a multitude of student groups including our many Greek organizations. Immortal Ten Learn the historic story of the Immortal Ten from Dr. Matt Burchett, Director of Student Activities. First In Line Learn all about the Baylor First In Line program for first-generation students! What is it like to attend Baylor University as a first-gen student? "I feel the extra support and extra structure that Baylor has for first-generation students," says junior biology major Brandon Nombrana. "When I got here, the First in Line program engulfed me, and it gave me the support structure that really makes me feel like home, and it gives me the opportunities to succeed and grow as a student." What is it like to attend Baylor University as a legacy student? What's it like to join the Baylor Family as a legacy student? "As a legacy student, joining the Baylor Family means that I'm home," says freshman apparel merchandising major SarahBeth Bassett. "I'm fifth-generation at Baylor, so I've kind of been born into loving Baylor, and every time I step on campus, I remember just feeling like I was meant to be here." Inside Life as a Non-Traditional Student at Baylor What's it like to be a non-traditional student at Baylor University -- to juggle life as a student, a mom, and a wife, coming to college a little bit later in life? Stories from the Baylor Line: Beginning a Tradition What started as a small spirit squad in 1970 is now one of college football's greatest student traditions. Inside the Baylor University Golden Wave Band What is gameday like for a member of the Baylor University Golden Wave Band? Baylor senior trumpet player Collin Hicks takes us inside the experience on a whirlwind (yet typical) Saturday with BUGWB. Inside Baylor's "Battle on the Burning Sands" step show Follow along as senior Lindsay McMillan showcases Baylor University's annual "Battle on the Burning Sands" step show and learn what it means to step and stroll. Student Organizations: Holi: Festival of Colors Baylor's Fountain Mall bursts with color and laughter during the annual Holi Festival of Colors. Indian Subcontinent Student Association (ISSA) president explain the cultural significance of a festival that celebrates love and color. In their own words: What students love about Baylor University Before students left for the holidays last week, we went around campus asking one question: "Why do you love Baylor?" Baylor All University Thanksgiving Dinner Every fall Baylor hosts a free on-campus Thanksgiving Dinner, where Students, Staff and Faculty come together to share a meal and give thanks. Christmas on 5th Street Christmas on 5th Street is the official opening of the holiday season at Baylor University -- featuring everything from a live nativity to carriage rides, from photos with Santa to the official KOT Christmas Tree Lighting. The Good Old Baylor Line "Guide us as we onward go, that good old Baylor Line." That Line is here - growing and thriving - and we can't wait for you to join us. Leadership & Service Learn what Leadership and Service can look like during your time at Baylor University. Multicultural Affairs Learn about the Baylor Multicultural Affairs department at Baylor University!