Baylor Announces Dates for Fall 2022 Family Weekend, Homecoming

December 13, 2021

Baylor University has set the dates for its annual Family Weekend and Homecoming traditions in Fall 2022. (Robert Rogers, Baylor Marketing & Communications)

WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2021) – Baylor University has set the dates for its annual Family Weekend and Homecoming traditions in Fall 2022.

Family Weekend will be held Sept. 16-17, 2022. The annual event welcomes the families of Baylor students to campus to become better acquainted with the University and its beloved traditions. Family Weekend will include the Baylor vs. Texas State football game Sept. 17 at McLane Stadium.

Baylor will celebrate the 113th Anniversary of the nation’s oldest collegiate Homecoming Oct. 20-22, 2022. First held in 1909, Baylor Homecoming will include a mix of celebrations and campus events, from Mass Meeting to alumni gatherings, pep rally and bonfire to Pigskin Revue and Singspiration, and much more, culminating in the Oct. 22 football game vs. Kansas at McLane Stadium.

Additional key dates for University-wide events in Fall 2022 include:

  • Aug. 22 – First Day of Classes
  • Sept. 3 – Baylor Football vs. Louisiana Tech – Kick-Off Weekend/Staycation Weekend
  • Dec. 1 – Christmas on 5th Street

“Family Weekend, Homecoming, Christmas on 5th and fall football are some of our favorite traditions that bring the Baylor Family together,” said Matt Burchett, Ph.D., assistant dean of philanthropic engagement and senior director of student activities. “We look forward every year to welcoming alumni, parents and friends to campus and keeping the Baylor spirit alive and well across the generations.”

For the complete 2022-23 schedule for Baylor football, visit


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 20,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.