Baylor University Waco Campus to Close at 2PM Today Through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

February 11, 2021

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2PM UPDATE, FEB. 12, 2021

Baylor Libraries

Baylor Libraries are open today, Saturday and Sunday.

Friday, Feb. 12: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 13: Moody and Jones Libraries will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (reduced due to weather). All spaces and services will be available.

Sunday, Feb. 14: Moody and Jones Libraries will be open as normal at 1 p.m. but close early at 5 p.m. due to weather. All spaces and services will be available.

Please check the Baylor Libraries website for updates.


Dining will be open regular hours this weekend with the exception of Moody Starbucks (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday).

The SUB will be open during regular hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Other University Operations

The Baylor Bookstore will follow normal weekend hours.

Mail Center will follow normal weekend hours.

4PM UPDATE, FEB. 11, 2021

Campus Parking/Baylor University Shuttle (BUS)

BUS routes will not be in operation on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

However, on-campus parking is open Friday with or without a permit.

On-campus Dining

All dining halls will be open Thursday night with the majority of stations open. However, please note that Penland will close at 9PM Thursday.

All dining halls will re-open at 9AM Friday. Saturday and Sunday will operate as normal.

Retail operations:

  • BSB, Business School, Moody and Law School are closed Friday.
  • Penland POD is operating as normal.
  • SUB will be open:
    • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday
    • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday
    • 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday

    1PM UPDATE, FEB. 11, 2021

    WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2021) - Due to winter weather conditions, the Baylor University Waco campus will close at 2 p.m. today through all-day Friday, Feb. 12.


    Classes held at 2 p.m. and later today and all-day Friday will shift to remote instruction.

    With a forecast of continued winter weather through next week, we ask that faculty, staff and students continue to prepare for the potential of online classes Monday and Tuesday. The University will communicate more Sunday evening.


    With classes moving to remote instruction, employees are expected to telework, if possible, during this time. Employees should discuss specific work expectations with their supervisor.

    COVID Testing

    All COVID-19 testing locations on campus are closed as of 12:30 p.m. today and will be closed all-day tomorrow. If you have a scheduled testing appointment today or tomorrow, please continue with your regular weekly testing next week.

    On-campus Dining

    Dining through lunch service will be normal with the exception of Panda Express, which is closed.

    Dinner service will continue at all dining halls. Menus may be limited.

    Retail will be limited to the SUB food court area only.

    Nursing School in Dallas

    For Dallas nursing campus, please watch email for instructions from Interim Dean Plank.

    Additional updates will be communicated via the Baylor website, email and @Baylor on Twitter. Please continue to monitor local media outlets for the latest weather forecast.

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