​​ Big Weekend at WBU

Make your mark. blaze new trails. be a pioneer… IN A BIG WAY!

BIG WEEKEND :  March 24-25, 2017

Big Weekend - April 1-2 
 is an excellent way for you -- as a high school or transfer student -- and your family to learn all about our university and the #WaylandPioneerFamily
Our annual spring preview event gives you the chance to sit-in on classesmeet professors and administratorsinterview for scholarshipsapply for admission (with having your application fee waivedand financial aidsecure housingtry-out for athletic teamsaudition for music and fine arts opportunities and learn all about the WBU Pioneer spirit!
Not only that but if you've already been admitted for the Fall 2017 semester (as an incoming freshman or transfer student), you will be able to register for fall courses... even before current WBU students are able to do so!
We're hosting BIG WEEKEND on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25Come for just Friday or Saturday, or stay the entire weekend.
WBU Students at Koinonia - EBU NEw Student Orientation

Registration Fee
The registration fee for this event is $30 for each student and each family-member in attendance. It covers the cost for all meals, a t-shirt, and admission to sporting events. The fee is paid at check-in (no payment in advance please). Additional Big Weekend t-shirts are available at $10 per shirt. 

*** EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:  If you sign-up for BIG WEEKEND prior to February 25th, you qualify for the early bird discount.  We’ll take $15 OFF your registration fee and all those family-members attending with you! ***


Students at Koinonia

Benefits with attending BIG WEEKEND
Prospective Applicants:  All high school seniors and transfers who apply to Wayland during BIG WEEKEND will have their $35 application fee waived.
Admitted Students:  All event participants who are admitted for the Fall 2017 semester by March 17th are eligible to register for courses… even before current WBU students are able to do so!
BIG WEEKEND 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!
Quality Inn 

Comfort Suites

Days Inn

Holiday Inn Express

Super 8

A schedule-of-events for BIG WEEKEND will be posted here soon.