New Student Receptions

Group photo of students at a New Student Reception.During the summer, New Student Receptions will be held across the country so parents and students can meet other incoming students and families. At these receptions, you will also meet current Wake Forest students and staff and have an opportunity to ask questions of the experts. You may attend the reception that is most convenient, whether it is in your hometown or elsewhere.  We send invitations to students who live within a reasonable driving distance of the event, but you do not need to receive a formal invitation to register!

Pre-registration is required. Registration will open as information is finalized.  Dates and locations are subject to change, and additional sites may be added through early summer.  

Atlanta, GA – August 6  – registration open!

Austin, TX – August 14

Baltimore, MD – July 20 – registration open!

Bay Area/Piedmont, CA – June 29

Bethesda, MD – July 16

Charlotte, NC – June 25 and mid/late July TBD (please choose to attend one)

Chicago, IL – date TBD

Cold Spring Harbor, NY – June 25 – registration open!

Dallas, TX – June 15 – registration open!

Denver, CO – date TBD

Greensboro, NC – June 28

Houston, TX – June 25  – registration open!

Jacksonville, FL – June 15 – registration open!

Larchmont, NY – July 11

Miami, FL – June 14 – registration open!

Nashville, TN – August 10

New Canaan, CT – date TBD

Philadelphia area – July 9

Pittsburgh, PA – June 29 registration open!

Raleigh, NC – June 28 and July 30 (please choose to attend one)

Richmond, VA – June 25 – registration open!

Short Hills, NJ – July 12 – registration open!

St. Louis, MO – June 11 – registration open!

Tampa, FL – July 20 – registration open!

Weston, MA – June 15 – registration open!

Windermere, FL (Orlando area) – June 16 – registration open!

Winston-Salem, NC – date TBD

 

Additional Events
There will be some events in other cities that are not New Student Receptions proper, but WAKE Communities (aka regional events for alumni, parents and families, and students) or other events.  See details below.

Watch Hill, RI – July 26.  Note: this will be a general Wake Forest reception for parents and families of current and incoming students, as well as Wake Forest alumni and will feature Provost Rogan Kersh ’86

Nantucket, MA – July 28.  Note: this will be a general Wake Forest reception for parents and families of current and incoming students, as well as Wake Forest alumni and will feature Provost Rogan Kersh ’86

Martha’s Vineyard, MA – July 30.  Note: this will be a general Wake Forest reception for parents and families of current and incoming students, as well as Wake Forest alumni and will feature Provost Rogan Kersh ’86

Top 10 Reasons to Attend a New Student Reception

  1. Meet other incoming students and families from your area.
  2. Meet current students who can answer questions.
  3. Learn more about how to get your best start at Wake.
  4. Make a connection with the Office of Family Engagement and other WFU staffers.
  5. Have your specific questions answered.
  6. Score a WFU ’21 keychain (students).
  7. Get a Wake Forest Parents static window cling for your car (parents/families).
  8. Feel less anxious about starting school, because you will have met some great people in advance.
  9. Be warmly welcomed into the Wake Forest family.
  10. Get excited about the next 4 years at WFU!

OFFICE OF FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

Website: parents.wfu.edu
Phone: 336.758.4237
Email: parents@nullwfu.edu

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