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Family Weekend

2023 date TBD

The date will likely be announced in late Jan.-early Feb. (following release of the football schedule)


May 15, 2023

Details about Commencement Weekend 2023 will be available online in mid-spring 2023.

The Demon Deacon

First-Year Families (P’26)

For first-year families, whose students started at Wake in August 2022. Throughout the fall semester 2022, we will offer special messages about the adjustment to college life that your student is experiencing.

Incoming families

Incoming Families (P’27)

For early-decision families, whose students will begin in fall 2023 with the Class of 2027. Learn more about how to get connected with Wake Forest’s family communications.

Hearn Plaza with Wake Chapel in the background

Prospective Families

Information and resources for families of current high school students who are considering WFU.

Upperclassman families

Upperclass Families

Information and resources for families of current sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Daily Deac
  • A Final Post before the Thanksgiving Break
    It’s almost Thanksgiving, so I am catching you up on the last bits of news before I depart on PTO tomorrow. University offices will be […]
  • Meet A Deac
    A new week means a new Meet A Deac. Today I am pleased to introduce you to one of my colleagues in the Dean of […]
  • Chilly End to the Week
    For the second day in a row, we woke up to frost on the ground and very chilly temperatures (it was 30 degrees at 7:30 […]

Family News

  • University offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (Nov. 24-25)

    University offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (Nov. 24-25) for the Thanksgiving holiday. If your Deac is staying on campus, here are a few key things of which to be aware…

  • Community Safety Update: Shuttle service extended; description of car provided

    This message is an update to the campus safety advisory sent this morning related to incidents involving an Uber driver. Wake Forest has extended the hours of service for the on-call shuttle for students. For Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, the service will run from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. To request a ride, call 336.283.1091….

  • Community Safety Advisory: Two Wake Forest students report incidents with Uber driver

    Winston-Salem Police temporarily detained and questioned an Uber driver after two Wake Forest students reported being harassed in separate off-campus incidents. A Wake Forest student reported that the driver solicited sex from her and exposed himself to her at about 3:30 a.m. As the incident was being investigated, a second student reported an incident…

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