Alumni Admissions Forum

Friday, June 22, 2018

8 – 8:55 a.m. Check-In
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions Office

9 a.m. Welcome to the Summer Alumni Admissions Forum

Why is Mother So Dear?
Jennie Harris ’06, Associate Dean of Admissions

9:45 a.m. Break

10 a.m. College 101
Dawn Calhoun ’99, MA ’07, Associate Dean of Admissions
Kevin Pittard ’85, Associate Dean of Admissions

10:45 a.m. Break

11  a.m.  Breakout Sessions

  • Best. Essay. Ever! (students)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (parents)

12 p.m. Lunch
Reynolda Hall, 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m. Choose Your Own Adventure: Walking Tour of Campus or Campus 101 Session 

Walking Tour of Campus –
Tour guides will gather tour groups together in front of Reynolda Hall on the Quad following lunch.  

Campus 101 Sessions –
Choose one of three information sessions for a more in depth overview of one of the following:

  • Global Programs and Studies
    ZSR Library, Auditorium
    Questions about studying abroad?  Learn more about Wake Forest’s opportunities to study internationally.
  • OPCD (Office of Personal and Career Development)
    Reynolda Hall, OPCD Suite
    Learn about the Wake Forest career community and what it means for your student. Facilitated by Heidi Robinson, Director of Career Education & Training and Patrick Sullivan, Interim Director, Office of Personal and Career Development.
  • School of Business
    Farrell Hall, Room 108
    Tour Farrell Hall and hear an overview of the programs and current admissions process for the undergraduate School of Business.

2:30 p.m. Q & A Closing Reception
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions Office, Auditorium


Come in a day early for additional options:

Thursday, June 21, 2018

1:00 – 4:45 p.m. Check-In

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Walking Tour of Campus
Meet tour guides in the Green Room and gather for departure.  

3:00 – 5 p.m. Wake Downtown Tour
Interested in Wake Downtown? Board our special shuttle for a journey downtown to learn about the Biomedical Sciences and Engineering at Wake Forest! Before touring the building, hear from Dr. Olga Pierrakos, Founding Chair and Professor, Department of Engineering.

5:05 p.m. Campus Dining Tour
Experience first hand the Wake Forest dining scene while connecting with other alumni families and Wake Forest representatives.