Experience the Baker difference.

A visit lets you see how Wildcats study, work, and play.

Individual On-Campus Visit

We’re ready to welcome you for on-campus visits starting July 20, 2020, Monday through Friday. We’ll personalize a tour where you can meet with your admissions counselor and coaches, and we’ll show you what makes Baker truly special.

At this time, we are unable to accommodate visits for students coming from locations listed as hot spots on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment travel list. If you are from one of these areas, we are happy to schedule a virtual visit.

Personal Virtual Visit

We can’t wait to show you what makes Baker truly special during a virtual visit. We’ll personalize a videoconference where you can meet with your admissions counselor, faculty, and coaches.

Transfer and International Transfer Student Webinar

10 a.m. (CST) | July 22, 2020

Are you still considering transferring to Baker University? Want to know how your credits will transfer, how to complete your application, or what the fall 2020 semester will look like?

We’ll discuss:

    • Financial aid
    • Transferring credits
    • Admission process
    • Baker’s COVID-19 response

Here’s your opportunity to get answers to your questions and learn why Baker would be a great and affordable fit for you!

International students: We will hold a separate question and answer session at the end just for you. We know there have been a lot of changes recently for our international students and we are here to answer your questions.

Meet your guide through the visit process

Eva Durand, BS ’92, MLA ’99, Director of Campus Visit Experience, eva.durand@bakerU.edu | 785.594.8355

Hi, future Wildcat! I’m excited for you to visit Baker University! At Baker, you are not just a number—and we want you to experience that individualized treatment from the first time you step on campus. Come for a personalized visit where you pick the date and we cater it to your specific interests, or participate in one of our scheduled large-group events. Either way you choose, I look forward to meeting you and sharing with you all that Baker has to offer!

University Admissions Assistants

Baker UAAs

Current Baker students, known as UAAs, are your guides for campus tours of our beautiful campus and will escort you to scheduled appointments. UAAs help the admissions office host group activities and discussions during group visit days. They love to share their experiences with you so bring your questions and curiosity about living the Wildcat life!

Conner | Olathe, Kansas

“As a UAA I cherish the ability to show potential incoming students just what Baker University is all about. From fantastic relationships and memories formed in and outside of the classroom, being a UAA allows me to express my gratitude in all that Baker University has given me. Subsequently, hopefully making that incoming student’s first experience at Baker as great as mine was. Being a UAA brings great joy as I come across individuals from all different backgrounds and receive the chance to show them what home looks like and potentially turn Baker into their home, too. Sko Cats!”

Itzel | Garden City, Kansas

“To me, being a UAA means having the opportunity to give potential students a sneak peak of what it would be like to attend a small university, in a small town, where professors actually know you. I think often times there is a negative stigma placed on small universities, so as a UAA I love seeing potential students’ faces light up with comfort when they not only hear, but also see for themselves what it would truly mean to become a Baker Wildcat.”

Nick | Kansas City, Kansas

“I love the opportunity to meet incoming students and their families every day. I remember when I was in their shoes not so long ago and how excited I was to visit Baker University. It makes my day to see incoming students with that same level of excitement. That’s what I love about being a UAA.”

Lily | Snohomish, Washington

“I absolutely love being a UAA. Every day I get to meet new people and make connections that will carry future wildcats into their lives on campus. Nothing makes me happier than when I hear that a student I gave a tour to committed to BU!”

Just far enough away.

Baldwin City’s small town atmosphere, meaning popular spots are within walking distance, is balanced by its proximity to Lawrence (15 mins.) and the Kansas City area (40 mins.). You’ll find an eclectic selection of eateries, many shopping options, cultural events, sports venues, theaters, recreational activities, and more within an easy driving distance.


From Kansas City
Take I-35 south to the Gardner exit (Exit 210). Follow US-56 to Baldwin City (about 15 miles).

From Wichita
Take I-35 to the US highway 59 N exit (exit 188) toward Lawrence. Merge onto  highway 59 N, and proceed north to the junction of 59 and highway 56 (about 10 miles). Go east on 56 to Baldwin City (about 5 miles).

From Lawrence
Take highway 59 south to the junction of highways 59 and 56 (about 10 miles). Go east on 56 to Baldwin City (about 5 miles).

Office of Admissions & Welcome Center | Denious Hall
718 Dearborn, Baldwin City, KS 66006


Eva Durand, BS '92, MLA '99
Director of Campus Visit Experience
Office: Denious Hall

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