Upcoming Visit Events for the Baldwin City Campus

Come experience the Baker difference. We offer a variety of visit options so you can see how Wildcats study, work, and play. Register for a group visit or schedule a one-on-one visit. Learn more about Scholarship Days!

Want a personal campus visit?

You got it!

We will show you what makes Baker truly special during a customized visit to Baldwin City.

Leaf copy2  Admitted Student Day

Saturday, Feb. 15

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Register Today

Leaf copy2 Experience Baker

Thursday, April 2
Thursday, April 23

10 a.m. – Lunch
Register Today

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Meet your guide through the visit process

KIM HUBBEL, Welcome Center Coordinator, kim.hubbel@bakerU.edu | 785.594.8325

Hi, future Wildcat! I’m eager to help you coordinate your visit to Baker University. Whether you want an individual visit catered to your specific interests, or prefer a taste of Baker on a group day, the Office of Admissions provides you exactly what you’re looking for. I look forward to meeting you and sharing with you all that Baker has to offer!

Academic Scholarship Competition

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Saturday, Dec. 7

By Invitation Only

Music and theatre scholarship audition days are open to high school juniors and seniors and transfer students.

Music Scholarship Days

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020

Theatre Scholarship Days

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020

Getting to Baldwin City

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

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!”


Kim Hubbel
Welcome Center Coordinator
Office: Denious Hall

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