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As a college student, the vast majority of your experiences will be outside the classroom. At Wayland, you’ll make the most of them, as you join other students in an active college life filled with non-stop programs, activities, and events.

News & Events

January 5, 2018

Colorado mission trip offer...

Ronnie Arrington (center), son Tyler and daughter Kestra man a table outside a local store to collect items for a homeless shelter in Delta, Colo.,...

January 4, 2018

2017-1098T Tax Information...

Wayland Baptist University is pleased to announce that we are providing you with the opportunity to retrieve your 2017 Form 1098-T Online.

January 22, 2018

Kennith Freeman Faculty Rec...

Please join us for Dr. Kennith Freeman's Wayland debut recital!
7pm, Harral Auditorium

January 23, 2018

Spoons Tournament

Join us for a fun filled night of spoons!
8pm - 11pm, University Center

January 4, 2018

Beautiful Music

The inaugural Warren Symposium, with Dr. Craig Jessop as clinician, was a huge success.

December 18, 2017

Wayland Recognizes December...

Wayland's Plainview campus held December commencement, with 65 graduates participating.

January 24, 2018

Last day to drop or withdra...

Last day to drop or withdraw without record.
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

January 25, 2018

Wayland Baptist University-...

We would like to invite you, and your degree seeking friends, to join us for WBU's Open House event on Thursday, January 25th from 5:30 - 7:30pm. ...
5:30pm - 7:30pm, Wayland Baptist University

December 6, 2017

Orpheus Awards Celebrate St...

PLAINVIEW -- The WBU School of Music will honor several students at the inaugural Orpheus Award recital.

December 4, 2017

Wayland Sets December Gradu...

WBU's Plainview campus will hold graduation on December 16.

January 29, 2018

WBUOnline Spring Registrati...

Plainview campus graduate students and all External Campus students, WBUOnline registration starts at 2:00 PM
2pm, All Wayland Campuses

January 30, 2018

FIFA Tournament

Join other students at the FIFA Tournament.
8pm - 11pm, Pete's Place

Ellen Hedlund, a senior Elementary Education major from New Cuyama, Calif., always knew that teaching was a career option for her.

Conner Rane Carpenter graduated from Wayland in 2016 with a double major in intercultural missions and biology.

Dr. Peter Bowen spent his early years in Waurika, OK and graduated from high school in Memphis, TX.

Elizabeth Johnson is a senior Vocal Performance major from Carlsbad, NM.

Bradley Sell graduated from Wayland with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education and English in 2011 and is the owner/operator of Broadway Brew Coffee Shop in Plainview.

Dr. Jim Todd, a San Antonio native, graduated with a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences and a master's degree in education, both from Texas State University. However his path to Wayland was a long and winding one.

Carley Hardage, a senior Exercise and Sports Science major from Plainview, fills her time with more than just classes.

Dr. David Bishop is the son of a pastor and grew up in small towns throughout west Texas and Oklahoma.

Kassie Lane was born and raised in Plainview. She graduated from Plainview High School in 2007 and was able to be a concurrent student at Wayland while attending high school.