It’s new, exciting, somewhat anxiety-inducing, and it starts right now. Never forget to enjoy every minute of it.

You’ve arrived. Slap on the bumper sticker. Wear the T-shirt.

Lose yourself in school spirit. You might not know them yet, but you’re among friends.

SO GET YOUR DEAC ON.

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Key Dates

MAY 1
Purchase your laptop through WakeWareComplete in WakeWare
New Student website goes live!Please visit newstudents.wfu.edu
MAY 13
Foreign Language Placement Test available
(deadline July 13)
Complete in WIN
Pre-Orientation Program Applications available(deadlines vary, see schedule below)Please visit Pre-Orientation Programs page for more information
Health Information and Immunization Form available (deadline July 1)Form
Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Form available (deadline August 1)Enrollment/Waiver
New Student Receptions: From early June to early August, receptions for new students and their families will be held across the country. We hope you will join us at one.Registration is required so we can have an accurate count of attendees. Please register here.
May 15
Housing and Dining Application AvailableComplete Application in WIN >Virtual Campus >Residence Life & Housing
JUNE 9
Complete Directed Self-Placement AssessmentMore Information
Contact College Board to submit AP scoresMore Information
Submit IB scoresMore Information
Submit Wilderness to Wake Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Application
Authorize Third-Party Payers on DEACaccountInstructions
JUNE 23
Complete & Submit Writing Course Survey (Part I)
Sent to WFU email on June 16
JUNE 30
Submit Deacon OneCard PhotoSubmit Here
JULY 1
Submit Health Information and Immunization FormForm
Housing and Dining Application DeadlineComplete Application in WIN >Virtual Campus >Residence Life & Housing
Submit Disabilities DocumentationDisability Services
Complete Technology@WFU Course (more information)Complete in Sakai
JULY 13
Complete Foreign Language Placement TestComplete in WIN
JULY 14
Complete & Submit Writing Course Survey (Part II)Sent to WFU email with DSP recommendation in late June/early July
JULY 15
Submit Deacon Camp Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Application
Submit S.P.A.R.C. Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Application
Submit Worldwide Wake Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Application
Sign up for Project Wake: Exploring Difference, Embracing Diversity (optional)More Information
Submit B.U.I.L.D. Pre-Orientation Application (optional)More Information
JULY 24 - JULY 28
Round 1 of Registration (students self-register for up to 12 hours)More Information
Complete & Submit Course Preference Survey
Sent to WFU email on July 21
AUGUST 1
Tuition DueInstructions
Complete Alcohol and Other Substance Misuse Prevention Online Course (AlcoholEdu) (Course is available on August 1. Deadline is August 25.)Prevention Programs
Complete Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence Prevention Online Program (HAVEN) (Program is available on August 1. Deadline is August 25.)Prevention Programs
Submit Marching Band Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Commitment Form
Submit MazalWake: Jewish Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Application
Submit SUMMIT Christian Ministries Conferences Application (optional)Application
Submit Intercultural Center Protégé Mentoring Program Application (optional)Program has been put on hold for 2017-2018 academic year.
Complete Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver FormEnrollment/Waiver
Housing Assignments ReleasedSent via email
E​nable Google 2-Step Verification for your WFU Google Mail account
Google 2-Step Verification
2017-2018 Parking Passes go on sale
AUGUST 12
Check WIN for Financial HoldsWIN
Sign Student Technology Agreement Complete in WIN >Personal >WFU Agreements >Information Systems' Digital Agreements >Student Technology Agreement
Further instructions can be found, here.
AUGUST 18
Register your car for Parking Pass (if applicable)Parking and Transportation
Print Move-in Day Parking PassFirst-Year Student Parking Pass & Transfer Student Parking Pass will be available soon.
Register cellphone with Wake ReadyInstructions
Register property with University PoliceForm
Download the Live Safe App (optional)More Information
Submit Tuition Insurance Form (optional)Information and Instructions
Complete your Handshake Profile with the Office of Personal and Career Development Visit OPCD for more information
Read your chosen "Project Wake" bookInstructions and Steps
AUGUST 23
First-Year Move-In Day!
AUGUST 24
Complete Alcohol and Other Substance Misuse Prevention Online Course (AlcoholEdu) (Course is available on August 1. Deadline is August 25.)Prevention Programs
Complete Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence Prevention Online Program (HAVEN) (Program is available on August 1. Deadline is August 25.)Prevention Programs