Congratulations to parents and families of Early Decision students accepted into the Class of 2017! We are eager to welcome your student to Wake Forest in August!
NEW: The New Students website is now live as of May 2nd. We invite you to review as much of the website as you like. Please pay particular attention to the Parents and Families section (at the bottom left of the page under Resources). You will see a checklist of action items for you to complete throughout the summer, as well as what your students should be completing.
NEW: A Forestry 101 booklet is being mailed to each student’s permanent address in mid-May. This booklet will have a tear out section for parents with the same checklist that is on the Parents and Families section of the website.
NEW: There will be a series of New Student Receptions available in the summer for parents and students to meet each other. Sites and details will be added to the New Student Receptions website throughout the summer. Students who live in reception locations will receive an email invitation closer to the time of the reception. We welcome parents and students to attend the reception that is most convenient to you (even if it is not in your hometown). Registration will be available closer to June 1.
Family Weekend 2013 will be held the weekend of October 4-6. Student Union is the office on campus that organizes the schedule and sponsors the event; normally they release the full schedule and open up for registration in early- to mid-July.
In years past, there have been activities on Friday afternoon, as well as Saturday and Sunday of Family Weekend, so if you are making travel plans now, keep that in mind.
Academics and the First Year student. This section of the Parents’ Page is meant to provide some general details to acquaint parents and families with the academic progression for first-year students up until their choice of major. Your student will receive more details about academics and course planning from the New Students web site (which will go live in May) and also from his or her academic adviser and student orientation adviser.
For parents who are new to Wake Forest, please complete a Parent Record Form as soon as possible so we can create a parent record for you in our system and can begin including you in communications.
If you are an alumnus/a or if you already have a current student enrolled at Wake Forest, we likely have a record for you already, but we welcome you to update your information using the Alumni Update Form (which is also used for parents!)
The Parents’ Page will be your portal for news and information especially for parents and family members. We hope you will bookmark it and visit it often.
We have a Daily Deac parent blog, which is meant to give parent and families (and even admitted students) a glimpse of life on campus. We also invite you to follow us on Facebook (Wake Forest Parents) and Twitter (WFUParents).
Please feel free to contact the Parent Programs office at email@example.com if you need additional information or assistance.
Welcome to Wake Forest!