Helping with the Transition to College and Beyond

NOTE: the information below was for summer of 2017. Information for the 2018 New Students website will be available in mid-May 2018.

Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 p.m. – The bell tower of Wait Chapel is silhouetted against clouds and sky.Wait Chapel

A very well-attended program for parents for over twenty-five years!

Led by Dr. James Raper (University Counseling Center) and Dr. Joanne Clinch (Student Health Service), this presentation and discussion for parents and families will focus on a variety of topics including: the transition from high school to college, common issues experienced during the college years, child/parent relationship strategies, suggestions for maintaining emotional and physical health, healthy boundaries, and when/how to access the multitude of support systems available at Wake Forest.

A reception with refreshments ​following the session will also include opportunities for questions and answers with the presenters and other Campus Life professionals.


Pre-registration encouraged – register online