Visiting Campus

The cupola of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library rises over the campus of Wake Forest University

Self-Guided Tours

Visitors are allowed to visit campus to take a self-guided tour. You will be required to wear a mask and socially distance at all times. Stop by the Porter Byrum Welcome Center to pick up a self-guided tour book or download it below. We look forward to welcoming you!

You’re about to take a tour!

It’s exciting —

Taking in the sights and sounds of a new place, not to mention the people.

We hope this self-guided tour book will add structure, coherence, and enjoyment to that experience.

Download the Self-Guided Tour Book (PDF)

If you have any questions, please call us at 336.758.5201 or email us at

Our Welcome Center hours are:

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy the story of Wake Forest. It’s a good one.

Wake Forest: Creative Connecting

At Wake Forest University, we value creative thinking.

Today, in a world that has changed profoundly, we prize creativity more than ever.

Now in Admissions, it’s our time to get creative. We’re excited to share with you our new virtual resources – to creatively connect with you during this era of social distancing:

These are unprecedented times. We’re looking for creativity and compassion in our students and a desire to solve problems.

We’re looking for you.

Tulips bloom in front of the entrance to Wake Forest University

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We’d love to send you more info about Wake Forest and get to know you better in the process.

The skyline of Winston-Salem as seen at dawn

Winston-Salem, NC

Ranked the nation’s 31st-best place to live by U.S. News & World Report in 2019, the Twin City is situated between mountains and ocean and is home to one of America’s most vibrant arts communities.