Emails New Families Have Received

NOTE: the information on this website was for the Class of 2026, who started at Wake Forest in August 2022. Information for the Class of 2027 will be available in May 2023.

Important Messages for New Families

Throughout the summer, Wake Forest Family Communications will be sending a weekly message to families in the Class of 2026. The newest emails will appear at the top of the page.


  • 8/15 Weekly Update for Incoming Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, Move-In Day is almost here! Here are the critical items to know between now and the 17th: Ensure your student has checked their DEAC account for financial holds and arrange for any payments if needed. Important […]
  • 8/8 Weekly Update for Incoming Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, We’re coming down to the finish line with our weekly emails sharing FYIs, due dates, and other important information for you as your student gets ever closer to Move-In. (In case you missed […]
  • 8/5 – Move-In Guide
    Dear incoming parents and families, As we get ready for the start of school, we wanted to share some logistical information with new families (P’26s and transfers) about what to expect for new student move-in. Please be sure your student […]
  • 8/1 Weekly Update for Incoming Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, August is here! Has the summer sped by for you too? We are excited that it is getting closer to your students’ arrival! Here’s what you should know this week: Tuition is due […]
  • WFU Orientation activities – please RSVP (for Pre-Orientation families only)
    Bottom Line, Up Front For families moving their students in for Pre-Orientation on August 12 or 14, we need you to RSVP if you would like to attend a 4 pm welcome reception. If you will be returning to campus […]
  • WFU Orientation activities 8/17-18; please RSVP (for families moving students in on 8/17 only)
    Bottom Line, Up Front There are two general parent/family Orientation events where we request an RSVP in advance. Please RSVP promptly for: Flourish in the Forest (8/17)  What to Know Before You Go (8/18) The Guidebook app has the full […]
  • 7/25 Weekly Update for Incoming Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, Your Deacs will be arriving on campus in just a few weeks. As we get ever closer to Move-In, we want to draw your attention to a few key items this week: Housing […]
  • Wake Forest Parent and Family Orientation: Flourish in the Forest
    Dear parents and families, I look forward to welcoming your student to campus in a few weeks as they begin their Wake Forest education. When joining a new community, students face both challenges and opportunities. Living with new people, tackling […]
  • 7/18 Weekly Update for Incoming Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, It’s a brand new week and time for us to share some news, tips, and information related to your students’ transition to college. Before we get to the main theme of today’s message, […]
  • Information for Families of Transfer Students
    Bottom Line Up Front: Welcome to Wake Forest! We encourage you to familiarize yourself with resources such as the parents and families section of the New Students website, the Daily Deac blog, parents.wfu.edu, and the Office of Family Engagement. Move-in dates and Orientation information are […]
  • July 11 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, We’re bringing you the weekly email with FYIs, due dates, and other considerations for you as your student gets ever closer to beginning their Wake Forest experience. Here’s what you should know this […]
  • July 5 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, We know most students’ minds are on upcoming course registration, so we will be brief with updates this week: Class Registration Encourage your student to sign up for at least 12 hours (which […]
  • June 27 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, Looking ahead to your Deacs’ arrival in August, we want to draw your attention to a few key items this week: Fall tuition notification will be issued July 6th (due to the 4th […]
  • June 21 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, We’re bringing you our weekly email with FYIs, due dates, and other considerations for you as your student gets ever closer to beginning their Wake Forest experience. Here’s what you should know this […]
  • June 13 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, It’s a brand new week, and time for our weekly update for P’26 families. This week, we want to draw your attention to the following items: Now that senior year is finished (or […]
  • June 6 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, June is here, and there will be more and more things your students will be asked to do from now until August. Here’s your weekly update on things families should know (see all […]
  • CORRECTION May 31 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Incoming families – we are writing with a correction to our weekly update sent this morning. The deadline for students to take their ALEKS PPL calculus and chemistry placement tests (if applicable) is July 2 (not June 6). The results from […]
  • May 25 Join us for a Wake Forest New Student Reception!
    Join us for a virtual New Student Reception! This summer, all Class of 2026 new students and their families are invited to join us for a virtual reception. These programs will provide a glimpse into life at Wake Forest, top […]
  • May 23 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, We’re bringing you the weekly email with FYIs, due dates, and other considerations for you as your student gets ever closer to beginning their Wake Forest experience. (In case you missed last week’s […]
  • May 17 Weekly Update for Incoming WFU Families
    Dear parents and families of incoming students, Yesterday was Commencement at Wake Forest, where we celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2022. If you want a taste of what Commencement might look like four years from now, you can […]

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