Transfer Welcome Week
Come Together. Begin Together.
Transfer Welcome Week is the official beginning of your experience as a Baylor Bear, when all new students join together in the days leading up to the fall semester. Welcome Week will provide opportunities for friendships, connection to Baylor and the Waco community, and an exciting start to your Baylor story! This summer we will provide more information about your Welcome Week experience.
Thursday, August 17 - Sunday, August 20, 2023
Getting Ready for Welcome Week!
Baylor Family Picnic -- Welcome Week Kickoff Event
Welcome Week begins with the Baylor Family Picnic at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 18. The event is free for students and up to 5 guests per student. Guest registration is required and is available online through August 10. Students do not need to register for the Picnic. Guest admittance to the picnic will require credentials
that will be digitally distributed to the registrant the day prior to the event.
The Picnic will feature great food and a chance to connect with other members of the Baylor Family. Following dinner, there will be opportunity for students and their guests to say "Goodbye" before students transition into Welcome Week activities.
Event Location and Parking
The Baylor Family Picnic will be held on the 3rd Street Lawn, between the President's Home and the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation. Click here to view an event map.
Parking will be available at the Ferrell Center, located at 1900 S. University Parks Drive. Bus shuttles will provide transportation between the Picnic location and the Ferrell Center.