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Commencement

May 15-16, 2022

Details about Commencement Weekend are now available.

Family Weekend

October 7-9, 2022

Registration details will be announced later this spring.

The Demon Deacon

First-Year Families (P’25)

For first-year families, whose students started at Wake in August 2021. Throughout the fall semester, we offer special messages about the adjustment to college life that your student is experiencing.

Incoming families

Incoming Families (P’26)

For families whose students will begin in fall 2022 with the Class of 2026. Learn more about key dates for move-in and Orientation, Family Weekend, and 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
  • The First Job Advice Letter
    Today is Commencement for our Class of 2022, and since I will be in Commencement activities starting at dark-thirty in the morning, this is a […]
  • Special Commencement Weather Edition of the Daily Deac
    For students, families, and guests attending Commencement this weekend: Please continue to pay attention to the Winston-Salem weather forecast for Commencement day. In the event of rain, Commencement […]
  • Commencement Is Almost Here!
    It’s finally here! Commencement weekend – the pinnacle of our ’22 Deacs’ hard work and achievements. It is a time of justifiable pride – both […]

Family News

  • Campus construction to begin on Wake Forest Rd. and Shuttle Hub

    Following Commencement, construction will begin on two major campus improvement projects: a centralized shuttle stop replacing Lot N and the extension of Wake Forest Road from the Reynolda Road entrance through Davis Field….

  • 2022 Commencement and Baccalaureate Speakers

    To families of graduating students, Today we announced our Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers: Van Jones, CNN host and Dream Corps founder, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May…

  • Tornado Warning Downgraded to Tornado Watch

    The National Weather Service tornado warning has expired. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area.  A tornado watch means tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area.


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Daily Deac

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