Just for Parents and Families

Wednesday, August 19, 7:30 p.m. – Wait Chapel

Led by Dr. James Raper (Assistant Vice President, Health & Wellbeing) and Dr. Betsy Chapman (Executive Director of Family Communications), 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. 

Note: this takes place at the same time as a required Orientation program for your students; the session is open to all family members.


Wake Forest hosts move-in day for first year students at the south campus residence halls on Friday, August 21, 2015. Sierra Leslie ('19) and her parents, Tosheka and Stephen, pose outside Babcock.