campus life Archive

Some Info from Orientation - Good for New Families (and a Good Reminder for Upperclassmen As Well)

Second day of classes today, and if this year is like most, there are students who are excitedly stepping into their courses and some who are still wanting to make tweaks to their schedules. …

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FDOC and the Five Senses of the Quad

Today is affectionately referred to as FDOC (First Day of Classes) and it is a spectacular day, at least weather wise.  Sunny, warm if you are in the sun, cool if you are in the shade, and a …

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The New Parents and Families Site is Live!!!

Happy Move-In Day to all our P’20s!  Please, please come see me in the Benson Center Room 401 between the hours of 8-4 at the Campus Services and Information Fair.  My colleagues from the …

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Move In Flashback - Part II

Hard to believe that Move-In Day is tomorrow!  As I conclude my vacation, we finish up our look back at 2015 Move-In through the lens of the very talented Ken Bennett, Director of …

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Move In Flashback - Part I

Two more days of vacation for me and then I arrive back in time for Move-In.  So I thought it might be fun to take a pictorial look back at last year’s Move-In via Ken Bennett’s great work. …

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Packing Advice

As we close out this week, here is a final tip for students.  Again, this might be most applicable for new first-year students, but a good reminder to our upperclassmen/women.  It’s about …

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Foods at Wake Forest

As we continue with some tips for students – particularly our newest ones – I am reminded of the fact that sometimes our first-year students are so used to being on the south side of campus, they …

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Who Students Should Call When They Have an Issue

First a disclaimer – we sent out the Wake Parents and Families email today, and the link for the Family Weekend website turns out to be an old version of the site.  The correct URL is: 

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Tips for the Coming Year - for New Students

Today’s tips for the coming year will focus on our new incoming students in the Class of 2020.  I happened to see an article on Facebook and discovered that it was written by one of our …

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Weather Info for Traveling to Campus

It’s a little over 2 weeks until Move-In for our new Class of 2020 students, and then the upperclassmen/women will be right behind them.  It’s been a sweltering summer for most of the time, but …

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