Parents and Families

Welcome, P’23s (parents and families of the Class of 2023)!

 

For travel planning purposes, family orientation activities begin on August 21 and will conclude by 6:30 p.m. on August 22.

View the First Year Parent and Family Calendar 2019-20

Wake Forest uses email to contact parents. If you have not already done so, please complete a Family Record Form.

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MAY 2019


Things to do in May…

MAY 1: New Student Website Goes LiveNew Student Website
MAY 15: Complete Family Record FormForm
MAY 22: Schedule a physical for your student. The Health Information and Immunization Form is due July 1.Form
MAY 29: Make hotel reservations for Move-in/Orientation (Aug. 21-22) and Family Weekend (Nov. 1-3).

Has your student?…

MAY 13: Completed their Foreign Language Placement Test AvailableComplete on the Office of Academic Advising Website
MAY 13: Registered for a Pre-Orientation Program (deadlines vary)More Information
MAY 13: Submitted their Housing and Dining Application (deadline July 1)Complete Application Here
MAY 13: Submitted photo for their Deacon OneCard (deadline July 1)Complete Form Here
MAY 13: Submitted their Health Information and Immunization form (deadline July 1)Form
MAY 27: Submitted their Reflection Task for Directed Self-Placement enrollment (deadline June 3))More Information
MAY 27: Registered for Wilderness to Wake Pre-orientation program (optional)Info / Application
MAY 27: Registered for STEM Pre-orientation program (optional)Info / Application

 

JUNE 2019


Things to do in JUNE…

JUNE 5: Look for New Student Receptions in your area.Register Today!
JUNE 12: Complete Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Form (Note: if you do not complete this form (even if you have insurance), you will be automatically enrolled in August and charged for it.)Complete Form at BCBS
JUNE 19: Review Advice for New Parents and FamiliesReview Here
JUNE 26: Add a reminder to next month's calendar. On July 10, registration opens for Family Weekend (Nov. 1-2).

Has your student?…

JUNE 3 - DUE TODAY: Submitted the Reflection Task for Directed Self-Placement enrollmentMore Information
JUNE 3: Viewed their registration timeAvailable in WIN
JUNE 3: Purchased your laptop through WakeWare (optional)Purchase online at WakeWare
JUNE 3: Submitted their Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver formComplete Form at BCBS
JUNE 9 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Wilderness to Wake Pre-Orientation Application (optional)Info / Application
JUNE 9 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their STEM Pre-orientation application (optional)Info / Application
JUNE 9: Authorized you as a Third-Party Payer on DEACaccountInstructions
JUNE 17: Contacted College Board to submit their AP Scores to WFUMore Information
JUNE 17: Submitted IB Scores to WFUMore Information
JUNE 21: Received their Writing Course Survey and Living Learning Community SurveySent to their WFU Email
JUNE 24 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Living Learning Community SurveySent to their WFU Email

 

JULY 2019


Things to do in July…

JULY 1: Fall Tuition Notification Issued 
JULY 1 - DUE TODAY: Health Information and Immunization Form DueForm
JULY 1 - DUE TODAY: Disabilities Documentation DueDisability Services
JULY 3: Talk to your student about granting FERPA Proxy Access to you (so administrators can share grades or discuss other aspects of your student's experience).More Information
JULY 10: Register for Family WeekendRegister Today!
JULY 31: Determine if your student will register for the Zipcar program (optional)More Information

Has your student?…

JULY 1 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Health Information and Immunization FormForm
JULY 1 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Disabilities Documentation (if applicable)Disability Services
JULY 1 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Housing and Dining ApplicationComplete Application Here
JULY 1 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Deacon OneCard PhotoSubmit Here
JULY 5 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Writing Course SurveySent to their WFU Email
JULY 13 - DUE TODAY: Completed their Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT)Complete on the Office of Academic Advising Website
JULY 15 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Pre-Orientation Application (optional)More Information
JULY 15: Registered for Project WakeMore Information
JULY 15-19: Registered for Fall ClassesMore Information
JULY 19 - DUE TODAY: Submitted their Course Preference Survey (CPS)Sent to their WFU Email
LATE JULY: Received their Housing AssignmentSent to their WFU Email

 

AUGUST 2019


Things to do in August…

AUGUST 1 - DUE TODAY: Tuition DueInstructions
Log into (DEAC) to view statement and make payment.
AUGUST 1 - DUE TODAY: Complete Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver FormComplete Form in BCBS
AUGUST 7: Determine if you will ship items to campus
AUGUST 7: Have a family conversation about the online courses your student is takin re: alcohol/substances and sexual/interpersonal violence
AUGUST 16: Check DEAC and WIN for Financial Holds (if your student authorized you as a Third-Party Payer on DEACaccount)WIN
AUGUST 16: Submit Tuition Insurance Form (optional)Information and Instructions
AUGUST 16: Move-in Day Parking PassSent WFU email and mail.
AUGUST 21: Move-In Day and Parent/Family Orientation Programs
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. : Move-in assistance available
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Residence Hall Check-in
AUGUST 22: Parent/Family Orientation Programs (will conclude by 6:30 p.m.)
AUGUST 26: Deadline to Enroll in Tuition InsuranceInformation and Instructions

Has your student?…

AUGUST 1 - DUE TODAY: Tuition
AUGUST 1 - DUE TODAY: Submitted Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver FormComplete Form in BCBS
AUGUST 1: Read information about "Successful Computing in a Campus Environment"Read Here
AUGUST 1: Registered for a Parking Pass (if applicable)Parking and Transportation
AUGUST 12: Checked DEAC and WIN for Financial HoldsWIN
AUGUST 12: Checked their class schedule
AUGUST 18: Registered their cell phone with WakeReadyInstructions
AUGUST 18: Registered their property with University PoliceForm
AUGUST 18: Downloaded the LiveSafe appMore Information
AUGUST 21 - DUE TODAY: Completed Part 1 of Alcohol and Other Substance Misuse Prevention: Online Course (AlcoholEdu)Prevention Programs
AUGUST 21 - DUE TODAY: Completed Part 1 of Sexual Assault Prevention for UndergraduatesPrevention Programs