WACO, TX– Baylor University will virtually welcome families from around the world to a Family Weekend Virtual Experience on September 25th and 26th.
The weekend will include live-streamed video events, a Family Weekend Spirit Box available for order for a limited time, and more. While safety precautions due to COVID-19 require some changes to the programming, Family Weekend will once again help families of Baylor students become better acquainted with the University and its beloved traditions.
A number of main events will continue to anchor the weekend experience for our students and families, including:
•After Dark (Friday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m.) – Baylor’s student variety show will be delivered virtually and free of charge this year. This unique, professionally produced viewing experience will feature top student talent, including outstanding solo performances, dance, stand-up comedy, musical theater and more.
•Family-Faculty Coffee with President Livingstone (Saturday, Sept. 26 at 9 a.m.) – Join President Livingstone and Baylor faculty from across the institution for a live-streamed conversation about education and transformation amidst COVID-19, emerging research efforts and our shared commitment to a caring Christian community.
•Family Lunch with John Morris (Saturday, Sept. 26 at noon) – Enjoy a conversation around the virtual “family dinner table” with John Morris, Voice of the Bears and the 2020 Texas Sportscaster of the Year. Morris will share reflections on his life, how it has intersected with the Baylor story and highlights of his 30-plus years broadcasting Baylor Football. The Q&A discussion will be led by Jovan Overshown, senior associate AD of external affairs in Baylor Athletics.
•Baylor Football vs. Kansas (Saturday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m.) – The Bears will start the Big 12 Conference slate, hosting the Jayhawks at McLane Stadium and nationally televised on ESPNU. With limited tickets available due to COVID-19 seating capacity restrictions, fans can tune in to cheer on the football team in its first Big 12 contest under first-year head coach Dave Aranda.