Gold Rush - WBU Fall Preview Day

November 9

Wayland’s fall preview event. It’s packed full of information and opportunities for high school juniors and seniors, transfer students, and their families.

Download the Wayland Baptist University Guide from your App Store.  This will have a full schedule of events for Gold Rush.



Music Auditions

Schedule an audition time to tryout for one of our choirs, bands, or ensembles. Click below.

Learn More

Athletic Tryouts

WBU belongs to the NAIA. Schedule a tryout time by clicking the button below.

learn more

Our annual fall preview event gives you the chance to sit-in on classes, meet professors and administrators, interview for scholarships, apply for admission (with having your application fee waived) and financial aid, secure housing, try-out for athletic teams, audition for music and fine arts opportunities and learn all about the WBU Pioneer spirit!

We're hosting GOLD RUSH on Friday, November 9. 
Full Schedule of Events

Registration Fee

The registration fee for this event is $20 for each student and each family-member in attendance. It covers the cost for all meals, t-shirts, and admission to sporting events. The fee is paid at check-in (no payment in advance please). Additional Gold Rush t-shirts are available at $10 per shirt.

Potential Benefit

All high school seniors and transfers who apply to Wayland during Gold Rush will have their $35 application fee waived. As well, all Fall ’18 applicants will have the opportunity to take part in scholarship interviews, which can result in awards up to $1,000.


GOLD RUSH participants may stay overnight at one of Plainview's local hotels. Housing for the event is not available on-campus. When booking your room, please ask for the discount associated with WBU event participants. Hotel space is limited so please make your reservations soon!