Campus Life

Because There’s More To School Than School.

Wake Forest offers you the opportunity to expand your horizons within a community that is at once rooted in enduring traditions and characterized by innovation and adaptability to fast-changing contexts. Campus Life invites you to become an engaged citizen in our community, to enhance your self-awareness and grow as a courageous leader, and to be a part of tradition while also being a part of the future. Your Wake Forest experience will allow you to not only broaden your perspective, but also deepen your view.

Campus Life at Wake Forest offers a multitude of ways to connect, explore and grow. Throughout the year, you’ll be able to take part in programs that complement your academic experience through the arts, traditions, political involvement, media and community service. Throughout these experiences, you’ll develop new skills, new friendships and new ways of seeing the world.

Consider becoming an invested community member in one of the 175 chartered student organizations on campus. From service-oriented organizations to political groups to social organizations and religiously affiliated groups, there is bound to be an organization that aligns with your interests and curiosities.


Phone: 336.758.5921
Fax: 336.758.4179

P.O. Box 7526, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Benson University Center 317


Student Involvement Fair

The Student Involvement Fair occurs annually, early in the academic year. Students will have the opportunity to meet representatives from student organizations, community service partners and more!

Wake the Demons/First-Year Tailgate, September 8

Saturday, September 8, against Towson. Kick off the 2018 Wake Forest football season with your class! Wake Forest University Athletics and Campus Life sponsor a free event with food trucks, music and prizes exclusively for the incoming class at the first home football game. Storm the field with your class prior to the game and open the gate for the team. Free food, music and tons of Deacon spirit!

Homecoming, November 2-4

Homecoming is fall reunion weekend for alumni, friends and students of Wake Forest. It includes the Homecoming football game against Syracuse and several social activities organized by the student union, student government, the Alumni Office and athletics.

Family Weekend
September 28-30

Parents and families of Wake Forest students are invited to attend an exciting weekend filled with activities, including the football game against the Owls from Rice University, parent information sessions, an address by President Nathan O. Hatch, programs on the history of Wake Forest, numerous open houses and Sunday brunch.