The dates for the Wintermester can be found at Wintermester | Office of the Registrar | Baylor University
Courses offered in the Wintermester session can be found by searching the Schedule of Classes online database at https://www1.baylor.edu/scheduleofclasses. Once on that page, select the Wintermester session and search. This will return all sections of classes offered during the Wintermester.
Information about the cost of Wintermester may be located at Tuition | One Stop Student Financial Services | Baylor University
Yes; however, there are deadlines for adding and dropping a course. The registration schedule is located at Wintermester | Office of the Registrar | Baylor University.
Potentially. For the most up to date information from Student Financial Services, visit their Wintermester page at https://onestop.web.baylor.edu/apply-aid/current-undergraduate/wintermester
You need a computer, a webcam/microphone (built-in is fine), and a reliable internet connection. NOTE: If you do not have access to a laptop computer, a limited number of laptop computers are available from HelpDesk+ in the Library until Dec. 22. If you need to borrow one, begin the request process here: https://www.baylor.edu/case/index.php?id=972099 Please ensure that you make these arrangements as early as possible before leaving campus for the semester.
- Consider your class your full-time job, spending 7-9 hours per day.
- Consult Canvas for your syllabus prior to class and prepare for Day 1 accordingly.
- It is extremely important NOT TO FALL BEHIND BY EVEN ONE DAY given the short duration of the session.
For General & Technology - Wintermester@baylor.edu. This dedicated email is devoted to the students, faculty, and staff participating in the Wintermester. It will be actively monitored M-F, 8-5 CST while the Univ. is otherwise closed (Dec. 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and Jan. 2). When University is open, contact offices directly.
For Canvas issues - please contact Canvas support via chat, phone, or email (https://www.baylor.edu/canvas/, 844.334.0228). Canvas support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
For Medical – The 24/7 Nurse Helpline will be available during this time and can be reached by calling 254- 710-1010. Students also have access to virtual urgent care, nutrition, and psychiatry services through Academic Live Care. Services may be accessed through baylor.academiclivecare.com. The service key/coupon code is ALCBAYLU. All services are FREE to students and available to any Baylor student within the U.S.
For Counseling - The Counseling Center has enhanced services by partnering with Academic Live Care to provide 24/7/365 counseling for all Baylor students regardless of location. Students should visit baylor.academiclivecare.com or call 833-969-3998 for more information about counseling options. All services are FREE to students and available to any Baylor student within the U.S. or abroad.
- Library: On class days, the library question form (https://libanswers.baylor.edu/ask) and inbox (email@example.com) will be monitored, though response time may be delayed. Access to all library electronic resources will be available from the library website (https://www.baylor.edu/library) throughout the Wintermester. The library building will open (8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday) beginning on January 3.
- Academic Support: Because of the pace and intensity of a Wintermester class, self-management and study skills are essential. Here are some academic support resources to consider taking advantage of:
- In Advance of Wintermester, set up a Coaching Appointment: Please email CASE@baylor.edu no later than Friday, December 16 if you would like to plan strategies for your Wintermester class with a professional on staff.
- Tutoring: Tutoring: Face-to-Face 1-on-1 tutoring will not be available during the Wintermester in any of these classes by Baylor personnel. Video tutorials are available on the Baylor YouTube Channel (topics explained by Baylor Tutors) @Baylor Tutoring Center. We also have online study guides for several high-volume coursework on our website by clicking the purple button. Outside these online resources, the Tutoring Center recommends getting help from any privately paid professional tutoring agency you wish to use. One such agency that has been popular with our students is www.wyzant.com.
- Emergency Strategic Help (test prep & recovery, time management): Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Find On-Demand Help for the Following Available 24/7 Online
- OALA: If you are a student with a diagnosed disability and will need to use accommodations during Wintermester, reach out to your Accommodation Specialist on or before Friday, December 16. If you are unsure who your Accommodation Specialist is, email OALA@baylor.edu or call 254-710- 3605. If a need arises when the university is closed, write email@example.com and the staff will be in touch with OALA.
- The Store: If you are local to the Waco area and need supplemental food for your academic success, The Store, Baylor’s on-campus food pantry, will be open beginning on January 4 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm. See this link for more information on supplemental food.
No; however the Writing Center has provided the following resources:
University Writing and Grammar Resources
- Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab): owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/
- Texas A&M University: writingcenter.tamu.edu/Students/Writing-Speaking-Guides
- Indiana University: wts.indiana.edu/writing-guides/index.html
Style Guides and Grammar Handbooks
- Baylor Police will be working 24/7 during the holiday to protect those who live on-campus. If you live in Waco but off-campus, Waco PD will be available. 254-710-2222
- Report It will be monitored, but as it is not an emergency response tool, any response will be after staff return to work. Emergencies should be reported to BUPD. https://www.baylor.edu/reportit/
The university as a whole will be closed December 23 through January 2. This will include, among others: Library, Counseling Services, Health Center Services, Care Team Services, Student Life Center, and SUB.
Syllabi are typically available 7 days prior to start of class on Canvas. In some cases, the professors may email the syllabi to those registered early. Students can go the Baylor Bookstore online at https://www.bkstr.com/baylorstore, where they can see what textbooks are affiliated with the course.
No, Baylor University will not recognize concurrent enrollment if a student is enrolled in the Wintermester.
Yes. Information about course evaluations may be found at Wintermester | Office of the Registrar | Baylor University