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For those prospective students recently affected by natural disasters:  Please know that we in the Wake Forest Admissions Office will work with you on an individual basis should you experience delays or difficulties in submitting application materials.  Our Early Decision deadline is November 15 but may be extended if necessary.  Please contact the Admissions Office and we will assist you in the application process.


V.I.P. is a thoughtfully-crafted and informal gathering of prospective students and their families sponsored by the Wake Forest Office of Undergraduate Admissions and is designed to provide a meaningful opportunity for historically underrepresented students and their families to begin picturing themselves as a very important part of the Wake Forest Community. Click on a city to register!

October 15 – Miami, FL
October 22 – Washington, D.C.

For more information, visit our V.I.P. website.

Join Us For Discovery Day

Learn about Wake Forest from current students, professors and admissions officers. Begin the day with an admissions information session, experience the Wake Forest classroom and faculty during a mock lecture, and get the student perspective as you tour our vibrant community.

DATES: Friday, November 10 (twice daily)

IB Open House

High school juniors who are pursuing the IB Diploma are invited to learn more about Wake Forest University during this half day open house. This program showcases our liberal arts focus, academic rigor, faculty/student interaction, undergraduate research, and expansion of global community through international study.

Date: Monday, October 16 from 10am-1pm

Near & Far

Join us for the Near & Far Open House designed for high school students from North Carolina. You will have the opportunity to learn how the university so near to you can take you so far. Members of the Wake Forest community will share details about student life, the admissions process, study abroad, and more!

Date: Monday, October 30 from 9am-12pm

Campus Weather

Check the Wake Alert site or Wake Alert Twitter feed for weather-related closings. If the Reynolda campus is closed, the Admissions Office will be closed.

See the campus WeatherSTEM station for current conditions and a live view of campus from the Miller Athletic Center.

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