Parents and Families

NOTE: All information on this site is for the Class of 2023. Information for the Class of 2024 (who will move in August of 2020), will go live on May 1st. 

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