Senior Exhibition | Kayla Kohn & Kelsey Vollenwieder

Thursday, 28 April - Sunday, May 22, 2016  

Holt-Russell Gallery (in Parmenter Hall) | 706 Dearborn  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday | Noon - 5 p.m.

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SPGS/SOE Grad Celebration

Friday, 06 May | 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Johnny's Tavern | 6765 W. 119th St.  | Overland Park, Kansas 66209

School of Professional & Graduate Studies | School of Education Graduate Degrees

May graduates, celebrate the end of classes! You'll have a chance to update your contact information and pick up your cap and gown. Learn about  the Alumni Association, its services and why you should be involved.

Hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks provided by the Baker University Alumni Association. Please RSVP by May 4 by contacting the Alumni Relations Office at 888.781.2586 or alumni@bakerU.edu

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Spring Sing

Friday, 06 May | 7:30PM 

Rice Auditorium | 404 Eighth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Free admission

For more information: sbaker@bakerU.edu or 785.594.8478

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Chelsey Mann Junior Clarinet Recital

Saturday, 07 May | 3:30PM 

McKibbin Recital Hall, Owens Musical Arts Building | 408 Eighth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Free Admission

For more information: sbaker@bakerU.edu or 785.594.8478

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Last Day of Spring Classes

Tuesday, 10 May  

Baldwin City Campus  

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Spring Orchestral Concert

Tuesday, 10 May | 7:30PM 

Rice Auditorium | 404 Eighth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Free admission

For more information: sbaker@bakerU.edu or 785.594.8478

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Final Exams Preparation Day

Wednesday, 11 May  

Baldwin City Campus  

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Final Examinations

Thursday, 12 May - Thursday, May 19, 2016  

Baldwin City Campus  

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Grad Grill for May Graduates

Friday, 13 May | 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Alumni Center | 519 Eighth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

May graduates, celebrate the end of classes with a free tailgate-style dinner on the lawn in front of the Alumni Center.

You'll have a chance to update your contact information and pick up your cap and gown. Learn about  the Alumni Association, its services and why you should be involved.

Check out photos from last year.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 888.781.2586 or alumni@bakerU.edu.

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Spring Commencement | SPGS undergraduates

Saturday, 14 May | 10:30AM 

George F. Collins Jr. Sports & Convention Center | 524 Sixth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Undergraduate degrees from the School of Professional & Graduate Studies

See the full schedule.

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Spring Commencement | SPGS, SOE graduate degrees

Saturday, 14 May | 1:30PM 

George F. Collins Jr. Sports & Convention Center | 524 Sixth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Graduate degrees from the School of Professional & Graduate Studies and School of Education

See the full schedule.

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Alumni Weekend

Friday, 20 May - Sunday, May 22, 2016  

Baldwin City Campus  

Alumni Weekend kicks off with the Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament Friday morning. That evening visit with your classmates during the Alumni Weekend Social, a casual gathering at the popular Sports Cave Bar & Grill in Overland Park.

Also that evening is the Golden Alumni Reunion and Alumni Award Recognition Dinner, reserved for our golden alumni—anyone who graduated in 1966 or earlier—and their guests. We will present golden medallions to the class of 1966 and honor our Alumni Award recipients.

A variety of reunions and get-togethers are planned for Saturday. On Sunday, commencement and the celebration of the Class of 2016 cap off the weekend.

Check out the full schedule of Alumni Weekend events.

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Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament

Friday, 20 May | 7:00AM 

Alvamar Public and Private Golf Courses | 1809 Crossgate Drive  | Lawrence, Kan. 66047

Hit the links with other Baker alums to show off your swing. Choose between two tee times: 8 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. All talent levels are welcomed. Be sure to check out the silent auction in the Alvamar snack bar. All proceeds benefit Baker student-athletes.

Morning

  • 7 a.m. | Registration (limited to 120 golfers) and breakfast
  • 8 a.m. | Four-person scramble

Afternoon

  • Lunch served before flight begins
  • 12:30 p.m. | Registration (limited to 140 golfers)
  • 1:30 p.m. | Four-person scramble

For more information, please contact Matt Windle at matt.windle@bakerU.edu.

Cost

  • Early-Bird Special | $125 per golfer
  • After April 22 | $150 per golfer

Entry fee includes greens fee, cart, range balls, adidas 1/4-zip Climalite jacket, coffee, donuts, lunch and beverage tickets.

Online Registration | See full list of Alumni Weekend events.

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Golden Alumni Reunion & Alumni Recognition Dinner

Friday, 20 May | 5:00PM 

Lake Quivira Country Club | 100 Crescent Blvd.  | Lake Quivira, Kan. 66217

This event is reserved for our golden alumni—anyone who graduated in 1966 or earlier—and their guests. We will present golden medallions to the class of 1966. If you have already received your medallion, be sure to wear it to the dinner. We will also honor our Alumni Award recipients.

Tickets | $40 per person

  • 5 p.m. | Medallion presentation to the Class of 1966 (Graduates of the class of 1966 and their guests are welcome.)
  • 6 p.m. | Reception
  • 6:30 p.m. | Dinner & Alumni Awards

For more information, please contact the Alumni Office at alumni@bakerU.edu or 888.781.2586. Register online by Friday, May 15.

See full list of Alumni Weekend events.

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School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Friday, 20 May | 5:30PM 

Grace Episcopal Cathedral | 701 SW Eighth Ave.  | Topeka, Kansas 66603

School of Nursing graduates and their friends and family are invited to this beautiful ceremony at Grace Episcopal Cathedral.

Alumni Weekend Events | Commencement Events

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Alumni Weekend Social

Friday, 20 May | 8:00PM 

Johnny's Tavern | 6765 W. 119th St.  | Overland Park, Kansas 66209

Enjoy a casual gathering featuring free appetizers and soft drinks while you and your classmates catch up on the good old days. Whether you're celebrating your 30th class reunion or your third, don't miss this opportunity to celebrate with other Baker alumni. Wear your orange Baker gear, encourage your classmates to join you, and please RSVP so we have an idea how many of you to expect.

RSVP Online | Full List of Alumni Weekend Events

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Alumni & Family Luncheon

Saturday, 21 May | 12:00PM 

Susanne Richardson Teel Dining Hall | Long Student Center  

All alumni and their families are invited to the Susanne Richardson Teel Dining Hall for lunch.

To welcome new members to the Alumni Association, we are inviting seniors who will graduate the following day and their families to join us. Lunch is FREE for graduating seniors.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 7-12, free for children 6 and under. Please RSVP.

  • Noon | Luncheon
  • 12:30 p.m. | Welcome Class of 2016, Announce Alumni Award and Pinnacle Award Winners
  • 1:30 p.m. | Class Photos | Parmenter Hall steps
    Classes of Classes of 1941, '46, ’51, ’56, ’61, ’66, ’71, ’76, ’81, ’86, ’91, ’96, ’01, ’06, '11 and 2016

Register Online | Full List of Alumni Weekend Events

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Spring Commencement | CAS, SON, SOE undergraduates

Sunday, 22 May | 1:00PM 

George F. Collins Jr. Sports & Convention Center | 524 Sixth St.  | Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

Undergraduate degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Education

See the full schedule.

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Memorial Day Observance

Monday, 30 May  

 

The university will be closed.

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First Day of Classes | Full Summer & Summer I

Tuesday, 31 May  

Baldwin City Campus  

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First Day of Classes | Summer Away

Monday, 06 June  

 

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Last Day of Classes | Summer I

Friday, 01 July  

Baldwin City Campus  

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Fourth of July Observance

Monday, 04 July  

 

The university will be closed.

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First Day of Classes | Summer II

Tuesday, 05 July  

Baldwin City Campus  

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Last Day of Classes | Summer Away

Sunday, 24 July  

 

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Last Day of Classes | Full Summer & Summer II

Friday, 05 August  

Baldwin City Campus  

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Labor Day Observance

Monday, 05 September  

 

The university will be closed.

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Thanksgiving Observance

Wednesday, 23 November - Friday, November 25, 2016  

 

The university will be closed.

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Christmas Observance

Friday, 23 December - Monday, January 02, 2017  

 

The university will be closed.

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