Housing FAQs

You Have Questions? We Have Answers.

  • How do I apply for housing/dining?

    All first-year students will complete a Housing and Dining Application online by logging into WIN > Virtual Campus > Residence Life and Housing.

  • How are roommates assigned?

    Our high-tech computer algorithms match roommates based on answers to a number of life-habit questions. Room and roommate assignments are made without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation or national origin, and we do not assign siblings or friends as roommates. Historically, we have a low percentage of room change requests from first-year students.

  • When will I find out who my roommate is?

    You will be notified via your WFU Google Mail account in late July when your room and roommate assignment.

  • How can I view the type of room I will be living in?

    You may look through each floor plan and view pictures of typical rooms by visiting: go.wfu.edu/f101residences

  • What can and can’t I bring to campus?

    More info about what you can and cannot have in your room can be found online: go.wfu.edu/f101residencehallsafety

  • When can I move in?

    Residence halls open on August 23. Students participating in Pre-Orientation programs, band, athletics or another approved group will receive instructions from that program.

  • What are the advantages of living on campus?

    Aside from the short commute to class every morning, living in Wake Forest’s residence halls has many advantages and places you in the center of the collegiate experience. You will be surrounded by a trained staff of helpful and caring resident advisers and a graduate hall director. The staff is available at all hours to answer your questions, provide support and create a safe and fun atmosphere.

  • Will I have access to laundry facilities?

    Residence Life and Housing is committed to providing students with the amenities necessary to make their living space a home away from home. One of those is the laundry facilities available in each residential area. Contact Residence Life and Housing for more information on how to use our high-efficiency washers and dryers: housing@wfu.edu.