We’re so glad you could make it.
Whether you’re a new first-year or a transfer student, the information provided on this site will be your primary source for everything you need to know to ensure your smooth transition to Wake Forest.
Food, shelter, maps, general wisdom and the laws of the land. All conveniently located here. So make yourself comfortable and take a look around.
You can graduate, but you never have to leave.
Key Dates for New Students
There are many tasks you will need to do over the summer as you prepare for your time at Wake Forest. These key dates will help you keep track of what you need to do, and when.
It’s new, it’s exciting, and it starts right now. Set aside some time to familiarize yourself with the content on this site by browsing the topics below.
You can also view Forestry 101 online in a more traditional flip back format.
Let’s start exploring.
Information and advice you can use as you transition to college life.Let’s Go! »
Sometimes you just can’t wait to get started. Here’s what you can do.Explore Programs »
Registration for fall semester classes takes place this summer.What You Need to Know »
Information about advising, curriculum requirements, majors, and more.See what’s available »
Information about housing, dining, mail services, and transportation.Get Settled In »
New Deac 101
Learn about what you should expect for Fall Orientation.What You Need to Know »
Engage with a faculty or staff member during New Deac Week.Learn More »
College life is about balance, being safe, and staying healthy.Find Your Happy Place »
Access to a treasure trove of campus resources is at your fingertips.See What’s Available »
Traditions & Athletics
Learn about what makes Wake special and how you can get involved.Let’s Start Something »
Beyond the Quad
There’s more to college life than just what you find and do on campus.Explore Winston-Salem »
Parents & Families
Important information and reminders for families of new WFU students.Check them Out »