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May 15, 2023

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

Family Weekend

September 22-24, 2023

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

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.

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.

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
  • 5 1/2 Weeks
    In this Issue: Five and a half weeks – that is all that is left to the semester. Classes end on April 26th, and then […]
  • Friday Wrap Up
    In this Issue: We’re back to rain again today, and cooler temps. But it is the weekend, so that is something your Deacs can look […]
  • New Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    In this Issue: today I am sharing an academic leadership announcement about the new Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences […]

Family News

  • Availability List & Final Reminders For 2023-24 Housing Selection

    The Office of Residence Life and Housing sent a message to resident students about next week’s housing selection process….

  • Welcome, P’27s (parents/families of the Class of 2027)

    Bottom Line, Up Front – The Early Decision website is live for your students. The newstudents.wfu.edu website for the Class of 2027 will launch May 1st and will include important information and action items for students and families. (Note that the New Students website is being updated as we speak, so the information and dates currently on the website are for last year’s Class of 2026.)….

  • Jackie Krasas named Dean of the College and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

    Dear students, faculty and staff, Following the completion of a national search, we are pleased to announce that Jackie Krasas, Ph.D., will join Wake Forest University as the Dean of the College and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. She will begin July 1….

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Daily Deac

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