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Friday, August 23

Summer Selections Exhibition

Summer Selections Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment, Visual Art / Academics, Art, Administrative, Provost, START Gallery

START Gallery welcomes new students and their families to visit our current exhibition, Summer Selections 2013. Open: Tues- Saturday 10-6pm.

START Gallery  
Parent Session: Health Professions Information

Parent Session: Health Professions Information 8:30am


Parents of students who are interested in health professions or allied health professions will meet with Senior Lecturer Pat C. Lord, director of the Health...

Scales Fine Arts Center, Brendle Recital Hall (Music Wing, right of Breezeway)  
Academic Orientation / Small Group Meetings with Advisers

Academic Orientation / Small Group Meetings... 9am

Academics, Orientation

First-year students will report to their assigned group meeting locations. Bring your Undergraduate Bulletin. Attendance is required.

Reynolda Campus  
Transfer Student Academic Orientation

Transfer Student Academic Orientation 9am


Tranfer students will report for their assigned group meetings. Bring your Undergraduate Bulletin. Attendance is required.

Reynolda Hall, Room 215 (Magnolia Room)  
Academic Success and the Career Journey

Academic Success and the Career Journey 9:15am

Academics, Orientation / Administrative, Office of Personal & Career Development, Office of Academic Advising

Discover how to support your student’s college to career journey, including his/her academic success, choice of major, internships, and transition to...

Wait Chapel  
"Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life" Exhibition Opens

"Things Wondrous & Humble: American... 9:30am

Arts & Entertainment, Visual Art / Administrative, Reynolda House

Explore both traditional and unexpected approaches to still life in this exhibition featuring some of the finest examples of still life from collections...

Reynolda House Museum of American Art  
Parent Session: The Spirit of Wake Forest

Parent Session: The Spirit of Wake Forest 10:30am


President Hatch and senior University officials describe Wake Forest’s enduring mission and values in the context of a rapidly changing higher-education...

Wait Chapel  
Picnic on Hearn Plaza

Picnic on Hearn Plaza 11:30am


New students and their families are invited to a picnic lunch provided by Wake Forest Dining Services and the Dean of the College and attended by the...

Hearn Plaza  
Making of a Demon Deacon

Making of a Demon Deacon 12:30pm


Upon the chiming of the carillon, students gather in front of the stage and parents form a ring around the Class of 2017. The picnic lunch will close with a...

Hearn Plaza, South half of Hearn Plaza (Reynolda Hall side)  
From College to Career

From College to Career 1:30pm

Orientation / Administrative, Office of Personal & Career Development

What you learn and do with your four years here – both inside and outside the classroom – will have a huge impact on where you go and what you do during the...

Wait Chapel  
Parent Information Sessions

Parent Information Sessions 1:30pm


Parents of new students may ask questions of faculty members, administrators, and student leaders. See below for location. A-B | Scales Fine Arts Center,...

Reynolda Campus  
Staying Safe @ Wake

Staying Safe @ Wake 2:45pm

Orientation / Administrative, University Police

Students will learn about safety and security as well as the University’s alcohol policy and Code of Conduct from representatives of the Dean of Student...

Wait Chapel  
President’s Reception for Parents

President’s Reception for Parents 3pm

President and Mrs. Hatch welcome parents according to the following schedule. Casual attire is suggested. See chart for time.

Farrell Hall  
Transfer Student Social

Transfer Student Social 4:30pm


Social event for transfer students and transfer student advisers. Food will be provided.

Benson University Center, Information Desk  
Pros vs. Joes

Pros vs. Joes 7pm


Win prizes, meet new people and learn to navigate the campus in this co-ed Amazing Race-style event. Your group will compete against fellow incoming...

Kentner Stadium  
Cinema Under the Stars - "E.T."

Cinema Under the Stars - "E.T." 9pm

Arts & Entertainment, Film / Administrative, Reynolda House

"Cinema Under the Stars has long set the standard for summer movie experiences in the Piedmont Triad." —Yes! Weekly Summer heralds long, lazy evenings and...

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, South Lawn  
Hypnotist Extraordinaire

Hypnotist Extraordinaire 10pm


Comedy hypnotist Mikey Angel brings his own brand of hilarious entertainment to campus. Whether you volunteer to be hypnotized or simply want to watch, you...

Scales Fine Arts Center, Brendle Recital Hall  
Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live 11pm


Come hang out in the residence halls for some late night food, games, and fun! All six first-year residence halls will be hosting various activities that...

Reynolda Campus  

Friday, August 23