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Family Weekend

September 22-24, 2023

More information about Family Weekend will be available closer to the summer.


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 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
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Family News

  • 2023-2024 Theme Housing Application and Selection Information

    The Office of Residence Life and Housing sent this message to residential students about Residential Engagement Communities (RECs), which consist of Living Learning Communities and Theme Housing.

  • Important Mold and Mildew Prevention Info

    As part of the University’s Mold Management Plan, the Office of Residence Life and Housing continues to distribute information about the potential for mold growth at the beginning of each semester. Read the message here.

  • Family Weekend announced: September 22-24

    The dates for Family Weekend 2023 are Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24. The Wake Forest football team will face Georgia Tech at Truist Field on Saturday, September 23.

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