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Orientation Programming

Move-In Curb-side Assistance Take a load off and unload your belongings at the curb. Wake Forest student athletes and others will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Move-In Day to assist you. University Stores is comprised of four separate retail locations and operations. The Bookstore is located on Hearn Plaza on the […]

Pre-Orientation Programs

Wilderness to Wake Dates: August 17-21 Cost: $650 Application Deadline: June 10 Sponsored By: Outdoor Pursuits Application (must be logged into WFU Google Mail account before completing) Wilderness to Wake is the perfect way to jump straight into college life while forming strong friendships that will last far beyond the days of your trip. Whether your […]


Travel Information

You are encouraged to make your travel plans for Orientation as soon as possible. Preferred Hotels Make your travel plans and hotel arrangements for Orientation as soon as possible. Move In day is Thursday August 22nd and Orientation begins Friday August 23rd.  Parents will be free to depart the afternoon of August 23rd.  Families should […]

Parents FAQs

NOTE: This website is currently under construction for the Class of 2018.  Do not use this information, as it is not finalized.  Please check back in late May when this site will be fully up to date. If my student is participating in a pre-orientation program how does the move in process work? Move-in Day […]

Campus Support

The Forest is intentionally small so that the individuals who are drawn here will never be lost in a crowd or see themselves as anything less than a vital part of a true community. Wake Forest takes education personally. That means providing all possible means of supporting students in what can be an exhilarating yet […]


Contact Office of Academic Advising Reynolda Hall, Suite 125 undergraduateadvising (at) wfu (dot) edu 336.758.3320 For more information: Wake Forest dedicates itself to fostering “habits of mind that ask ‘why,’ that evaluate evidence, that are open to new ideas, that attempt to understand and appreciate the perspectives of others, that accept complexity and grapple with it, that admit […]

Housing FAQs

A Guide to Who’s Who Resident Adviser (RA) Students responsible for actively assisting individuals and groups of students in their residential community; plans initiatives for both individual and building-wide residential communities. Look for a welcome email from your RA in August! Graduate Hall Director (GHD) Graduate student who is responsible for the general supervision and […]

Summer Academic Project

  At Wake Forest, there is a long tradition of incoming students engaging as a class in a summer academic project. Along with raising awareness of vital political, cultural, or social issues, we also introduce students to the type of intellectual dialogue we value and expect. The Summer Academic Project requires you to read, reflect, […]

Foreign Language Placement Test

All new students who have studied a foreign language in high school must complete a foreign language placement test online in Chinese, French,  German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian or Spanish. You should complete this by July 1, so that you will have your placement before you begin registration.  Students who have studied Arabic or Hebrew (Classical […]