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May 6 Email from the Office of Academic Advising to New Students

From: Buchanan, Christy <buchanan@nullwfu.edu>
Date: Wed, May 6, 2015 at 3:07 PM
Subject: Welcome to Wake Forest from the Office of Academic Advising!

Dear New Wake Forest Student,

I am writing from the Office of Academic Advising to extend my welcome to you as a member of the Wake Forest Class of 2019.  We look forward to being in touch with you over the summer and meeting you on August 21 for Orientation!

This is the first of several emails I’ll be sending you this summer to provide updates and reminders that are critically important for new students.  Remember to check your WFU email regularly for these emails along with emails that you might receive from other offices.  And please read each email carefully so you do not miss any critical information!

As indicated in the letter you received from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions when you made your deposit, soon you will receive a book called Forestry 101 in the mail.  When it arrives, please take some time to peruse it and the corresponding New Student Website (newstudents.wfu.edu).  The website will be live on May 8.  In the book and on the website you will find important dates and instructions to prepare you for your transition to Wake Forest.  It will be especially important to look over the “Key Dates / Action Items” section inForestry 101, so that you will be aware of important deadlines.  The earliest deadlines are listed at the end of this email so that you can get them on your calendar and be prepared to meet them.

We know that many of you have connected via social media already.  Be sure to follow @WFUOrientation on Twitter (https://twitter.com/WFUOrientation), and request to join the official Wake Forest University Class of 2019 Facebook group at  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1610319665854008/

Important Information Regarding Computing at Wake Forest:  All undergraduate students new to Wake Forest receive a computer and access to software and applications used by students and faculty. Our class of 2019 computing information site provides you with helpful information. As an incoming first year student you have a computer upgrade option. Information about the computer, upgrade option, and the software is available on help.wfu.edu. The deadline for upgrading the computer is Wednesday, May 20th.

As the summer progresses, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Academic Advising (336.758.3320 or undergraduateadvising@nullwfu.edu).  In addition, if you would like to ask questions of a student adviser, you can email AskAnSA@nullwfu.edu.

Again, I am very excited to welcome you as our newest students!

Sincerely,

Dean Buchanan
Christy M. Buchanan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Advising
Professor of Psychology

Tel: 336.758.3320

Early Deadlines

By May 20

-Request computer upgrades if desired (see above)

By June 10

-Wilderness to Wake Pre-Orientation Application (optional); link will be available on newstudents.wfu.edu

By June 16

-Worldwide Wake Pre-Orientation Application (optional); link will be available on newstudents.wfu.edu

-Complete Directed Self-Placement Assessment – (http://college.wfu.edu/writingprogram/directed-self-placement)

-Make requests for submission of AP and IB scores to Wake Forest (http://registrar.wfu.edu/academic/ap/)

-Authorize Third-Party Payers on DEACaccount  (http://finance.wfu.edu/sfs/deac)