New Deac 101

Get to know your new home.

Our orientation experience for students is threefold – summer tasks and assessments listed on and Fall New Deac orientation. We are currently in the process of creating our online Fall Orientation, “New Deac 101,” which is expected to launch in mid-August with details about when each module will need to be completed. This Orientation will be completely online (via Canvas). Students will have the opportunity to work through information being provided by more than 30 campus partners, from the Office of Wellbeing to the Office of Personal and Career Development.

Finally, students will work through an online Extended Orientation module during the month of September, aimed to get them well acquainted with academic resources and bystander intervention training.

New Deac Week Schedule

What to Expect

Due to COVID-19, move-in will need to look different this year. That said we still look forward to welcoming you to your new home! Please visit for additional details and expectations.

Look for your New Deac 101 and Advising schedule

It will contain a schedule of New Deac 101 and Advising activities. You will receive an electronic version of the schedule via your WFU email in late July. The schedule and details about the New Deac Week app will also be available on the New Student website.

University Stores

University Stores consist of three different locations, each with its own unique presence, and online at our website,

The Bookstore is located in Taylor Hall on Hearn Plaza. 336.758.3388, M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (extended hours during special occasions)

Textbooks are available with many options to choose from: new or used, rentals (save up to 80%), digital, price match (check bookstore website for details)

Technology: Official provider of WakeWare, authorized campus Apple, Dell and Lenovo retail store with accessories

Other Items: School supplies logo and non-logo, gifts – logo and non-logo, convenience items

The Deacon Shop is located in Kitchin Hall on Hearn Plaza. 336-758-5606, M-F 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. ONE STOP SHOP: Nike, Peter Millar, johnny-O, Vineyard Vines, Southern Tide, Champion and much more…

The Hanes Mall Deacon Shop is located in Hanes Mall on the lower level, outside of Belk. 336.659.3350, M-S 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Sun. 12–6 p.m. Game day apparel, jerseys, gifts, tailgate essentials and much more….