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Sixth orientation session 8:00 am
Sixth orientation session
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Students will meet with an academic advisor, register for fall courses, learn their way around Baker University.
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Band Camp 8:00 am
Band Camp
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Four Year Old Screening
Four Year Old Screening
Aug 6 all-day
Band Camp 8:00 am
Band Camp
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chamber Board Meeting 8:30 am
Chamber Board Meeting @ The Kansas State Bank
Aug 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Board Members ONLY
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Four Year Old Screening
Four Year Old Screening
Aug 7 all-day
Band Camp 8:00 am
Band Camp
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tourism Board Meeting 9:00 am
Tourism Board Meeting
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Baldwin City Tourism Board Meeting
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Band Camp 8:00 am
Band Camp
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Residence halls open for select sports 7:30 am
Residence halls open for select ...
Aug 9 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Residence Life staff members will be in the residence hall lobbies to check in new & returning soccer (men’s & women’s), volleyball, & cross-country (men’s & women’s).
Give Back the Bucks Run 8:00 am
Give Back the Bucks Run
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Benefit Run for Kathy Johansen
Run for Kathy 8:00 am
Run for Kathy @ Baldwin Golf Course
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Family orientation for new student-athletes 1:30 pm
Family orientation for new stude...
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dean of Students Cassy Bailey, Athletics staff members, & other campus administrators will host a Parent & Family Orientation for New Student-Athletes (Soccer – Men’s & Women’s, Volleyball, Cross-Country – Men’s & Women’s, & Spirit... Read more »
Student-athlete orientation 2:30 pm
Student-athlete orientation
Aug 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mandatory Student-Athlete Orientation for Student Athletic Assistants, Soccer (Men’s & Women’s), Volleyball, Cross-Country (Men’s & Women’s) Student-Athletes in Rice Auditorium.
Lumberyard Arts Center – James Bond Event 7:00 pm
Lumberyard Arts Center – James B...
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Chamber of Commerce Luncheon 12:00 pm
Chamber of Commerce Luncheon @ The Lodge
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us for the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Rotary Club Luncheon 12:00 pm
Rotary Club Luncheon @ Lumberyard Art Center
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Baldwin City Community Senior Mixer 2:00 pm
Baldwin City Community Senior Mixer
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Sports Parent Meetings 6:00 pm
Fall Sports Parent Meetings
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Residence halls open for football and spirit squad 12:00 pm
Residence halls open for footbal...
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Residence Life staff members will be in the residence hall lobbies to check in new & returning football student-athletes & spirit squad student-athletes.
Family orientation for new student athletes 2:00 pm
Family orientation for new stude...
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parent & Family Orientation for New Student-Athletes (Football & Spirit Squad) in McKibbin Recital Hall, led by Dean of Students Cassy Bailey, Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar, & other campus administrators.
Meet The Teacher Night 3:00 pm
Meet The Teacher Night
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student-Athlete Orientation 3:00 pm
Student-Athlete Orientation
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mandatory Student-Athlete Orientation for Football & Spirit Squad Student-Athletes in Rice Auditorium.
Back-to-School Pool Party 7:00 pm
Back-to-School Pool Party
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ladies Night Out 7:00 pm
Ladies Night Out
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Move-In 9:00 am
Move-In
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
BU students, faculty, staff and community members will be helping with residence halls move-ins from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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4 Year Old Program Begins
4 Year Old Program Begins
Aug 20 all-day
7th/8th First Day of School
Kindergarten First Day
Kindergarten First Day
Aug 20 all-day
PEP Evaluation Days 8:00 am
PEP Evaluation Days
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Residence Halls open for new students 10:00 am
Residence Halls open for new stu...
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Residence life staff members will be in the residence hall lobbies to check students in. Move-In Crew Volunteers will be available to assist in the move, & students’ Wildcat Welcome Orientation Leaders will meet them... Read more »
Greek open houses 1:00 pm
Greek open houses
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Students will be able to visit the sorority and fraternity chapters on campus and take a tour of the building while meeting the Panhellenic Council and have an opportunity for questions. Maps can be obtained... Read more »
Pep Rally Kick-Off 4:00 pm
Pep Rally Kick-Off
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On the Hartley Plaza, the kick-off and family sendoff will include performances by the BU Dance Team, Cheer Squad, & WOWzer.
Fraternity & Sorority Life Block Party 4:30 pm
Fraternity & Sorority Life Block...
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
There will be games and music on the Hartley Plaza and new students will be able to meet Greek students.
Wildcat Welcome dinner 5:00 pm
Wildcat Welcome dinner
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Students will have an indoor picnic in the Long Student Center dining room, with music and mingling.
Student Academic Welcome 7:00 pm
Student Academic Welcome
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Rice Auditorium, students will be officially welcomed to the University by President Lynne Murray & Dr. Brian Posler, Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.
Traditions Walk & Playfair 7:30 pm
Traditions Walk & Playfair
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Students can take the traditions walk to learn about the history of Baker. Following the walk will be Traditions Night where students will learn the Baker fight song & watch the annual Wildcat Welcome Orientation... Read more »
Comedian: Jessica Kirson 9:00 pm
Comedian: Jessica Kirson
Aug 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The “Best Female Comic” by the MAC association in New York City and recently accepted the Nightlife Award for “Best Stand-up Comedian” in New York City will have a performance in Rice Auditorium.
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First Day Football Pads
First Day Football Pads
Aug 21 all-day
First Day Football Pads
First Day Football Pads
Aug 21 all-day
PEP Evaluation Days 8:00 am
PEP Evaluation Days
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sorority Recruitment 9:30 am
Sorority Recruitment
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Students interested in rushing will meet in the Union Lobby to attend the first round of formal recruitment events: visiting three chapter houses and learning about their philanthropy efforts.
“What it Takes to be a Wildcat” 1:30 pm
“What it Takes to be a Wildcat”
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This is a mandatory session that highlights campus standards and provides tips for navigating through the first year at Baker.
Jazz Ensemble Auditions 3:00 pm
Jazz Ensemble Auditions
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Auditions for New Members of the Jazz Ensemble may sign-up on door of Owens Room 202.
Orientation for Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet and Pre-Nursing students 3:00 pm
Orientation for Pre-Med, Pre-Den...
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Held in Boyd Center, room 211, pre-medical, pre-dental, & pre-veterinarian programs with Dr. Darcy Russell, Professor of Biology, & Susan Wade, Director of Career Services and the pre-nursing program with Dr. Charmaine Henry, Associate Professor... Read more »
Theatre Opening Meeting 4:00 pm
Theatre Opening Meeting
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In Rice Auditorium, students can learn how to become involved in theatre (audition & technical work) as well as upcoming conferences, summer stock theatre, theatre season, available roles & positions, & classes.
Back 2 School Picnic 5:00 pm
Back 2 School Picnic
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Best of Baldwin and Involvement Fair will be held on the north side of the Long Student Center. Students can learn how to get involved and what business have to offer in Baldwin City.
Magician: Mat Franco 9:00 pm
Magician: Mat Franco
Aug 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mat was nominated for “Fastest Rising Star” last year and will be performing in Rice Auditorium.
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PEP Evaluation Days 8:00 am
PEP Evaluation Days
Aug 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Volleyball at Oklahoma Baptist Tournament 9:30 am
Volleyball at Oklahoma Baptist T...
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Wildcats take on Friends University at 9:30 a.m. and Texas Wesleyan at 1:30 p.m. in the Oklahoma Baptist Tournament in Shawnee.
Choir Auditions 1:30 pm
Choir Auditions
Aug 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Students can sign up for a 10-minute audition time on the door of McKibbin Recital Hall.
Men’s Soccer v Missouri Baptist 2:30 pm
Men’s Soccer v Missouri Baptist
Aug 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Men’s soccer vs Missouri Baptist at Liston Stadium.
Student-Athlete Orientation 2:30 pm
Student-Athlete Orientation
Aug 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mandatory Student-Athlete Orientation for Baseball, Basketball (Men’s & Women’s), Bowling, Golf (Men’s & Women’s), Softball, Tennis (Men’s & Women’s), Track & Field (Men’s & Women’s), & Wrestling Student-Athletes in Rice Auditorium.
Back to School Dance 8:00 pm
Back to School Dance
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movie on Lawn: Amazing Spiderman 2 9:00 pm
Movie on Lawn: Amazing Spiderman 2
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movie on the lawn will be held on Mabee Lawn, outside of Mabee Memorial Hall.
Outdoor Movie 9:00 pm
Outdoor Movie @ Mabee Lawn 7th & Grove
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Volleyball at Oklahoma Baptist Tournament 11:00 am
Volleyball at Oklahoma Baptist T...
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wildcats take on UT- Brownsville at the Oklahoma Baptist Tournament in Shawnee, Oklahoma
Womens Soccer v. Ashford 12:00 pm
Womens Soccer v. Ashford
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Wildcats take on Ashford at Liston Stadium.
Men’s Soccer v. Ashford 2:30 pm
Men’s Soccer v. Ashford
Aug 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The Wildcats take on Ashford at Liston Stadium.
Loud Noises 8:00 pm
Loud Noises
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Baker’s improv and comedy group will perform in Rice Auditorium.
Mission Improvable Improv Troupe 8:30 pm
Mission Improvable Improv Troupe
Aug 23 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The audience members are the co-agents and participate in theater games or “missions” by yelling out suggestions in Rice Auditorium.
Wildcat Wobble Dance Party 9:30 pm
Wildcat Wobble Dance Party
Aug 23 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Wildcat Welcome Dance Party held on Hartley Plaza.
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Meet the University Minister 9:00 am
Meet the University Minister
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Students can meet and eat breakfast with the new full-time university minister Kevin Hopkins.
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Rotary Club Luncheon 12:00 pm
Rotary Club Luncheon @ Lumberyard Art Center
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mungano Back 2 School Bash 6:00 pm
Mungano Back 2 School Bash
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm
Mungano Back 2 School Bash at the Grape Arbor
Parent Night 6:30 pm
Parent Night @ Performing Arts Center
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm
Fraternity Recruitment 8:00 pm
Fraternity Recruitment
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Students will meet in the Long Student Center Lobby for chapter house tours.
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V Girls Tennis @ Topeka Hayden 3:00 pm
V Girls Tennis @ Topeka Hayden
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting – Bulldog Games & Comics 5:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting – Bulldog Games &...
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ribbon Cutting at 5:30pm
Baker University Community Choir Rehersal 6:00 pm
Baker University Community Choir... @ McKibbin Recital Hall (Owens Building)
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Parent’s Only Night 6:30 pm
Parent’s Only Night
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
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National College Colors Day
National College Colors Day
Aug 29 all-day
The day for college students to represent their school by wearing their school’s colors.
Student Council Applications Due
Volleyball at Bellevue Invitational 1:00 pm
Volleyball at Bellevue Invitational
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wildcats take on Bellevue University at Bellevue Invitational in Bellevue, Nebraska
Fall Sports Pep Rally 2:45 pm
Fall Sports Pep Rally @ BJHS Gym
Aug 29 @ 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Football, Volleyball
V-JV Boys Soccer v. Tonganoxie 4:00 pm
V-JV Boys Soccer v. Tonganoxie
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm
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Volleyball at Bellevue Invitational 11:00 am
Volleyball at Bellevue Invitational
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wildcats take on William Woods at 11 a.m. and Dordt College at 3 p.m. in the Bellevue Invitational in Bellevue, Nebraska.
Women’s Soccer at Westmont College 4:00 pm
Women’s Soccer at Westmont College
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wildcats take on Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California
Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Downtown Baldwin City
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 11:00 pm
Saucy Jack band will be playing
Men’s Soccer at Lindsey Wilson 7:00 pm
Men’s Soccer at Lindsey Wilson @ Lindsey Wilson
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wildcats take on Lindsey Wilson in Columbia, Kentucky.
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Men’s Soccer at Bethel 7:00 pm
Men’s Soccer at Bethel @ Bethel
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wildcats take on Bethel College in Columbia, Kentucky.