The November 22 Alumni Admissions Forum schedule has not been confirmed. However, it may be similar to the one below:

Alumni Admissions Forum

Friday, June 21, 2019

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

9 a.m. Alumni Admissions Forum Opening Session
Kulynuch Auditorium

  • Welcome
    Kelly Meachum McConnico ’00, Assistant Vice President, Alumni Engagement
  • Why is Mother So Dear?
    Jennie Harris ’06, Associate Dean of Admissions

9:45 a.m. Break
Continue to enjoy refreshments on the patio and in the living room.

10 a.m. College 101
Kulynuch Auditorium

  • Dawn Calhoun ’99, MA ’07, Associate Dean of Admissions
  • Adrian Greene BA ’00, MA ’08, Associate Dean of Admissions Communications

10:45 a.m. Break

11 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Best. Essay. Ever!  (students)
    Susan Faust, Assistant Dean of Admissions
    Lowell Tillett ’06, Assistant Dean of Admissions
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (parents)

    Bill Wells ’74, Director of Financial Aid
    Paul Gauthier ’93, Associate Dean of Admissions
  • College Parenting (parents of rising seniors)
    Betsy Chapman ’92, Executive Director, Family Communications and Volunteer Management

12 p.m. Lunch

Reynolda Hall, 2nd Floor

1:15 p.m. Choose Your Own Adventure

  • WFU Campus Tours
    Walking tour providing broad overview of the campus, led by Admissions’ Tour Guides.
  • Campus Recreation 101
 – Reynolds Gymnasium
    Tour the newly renovated spaces and learn about the many programs and opportunities offered.
  • School of Business 101
 – Farrell Hall, Room 108
    Bonnie Flythe, Undergraduate Student Integrative Services

    Farrell Hall tour and presentation of the programs and current admissions process for the undergraduate School of Business.
  • Global Programs and Studies 101
 – ZSR Library, Auditorium

    Janice Claybrook, Assistant Director and Program Coordinator for Global AWAKEnings
    Learn about Wake Forest’s opportunities to study internationally.
  • Office of Personal and Career Development 101
 – Reynolda Hall, OPCD Suite, Innovation Station
    Patrick Sullivan ’93, MBA ’03, Director of Strategic Projects, OPCD
    Learn about the Wake Forest career community and what it means for students.

2:30 – 4 p.m. Q & A Farewell Reception

Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions Office

At the conclusion of your afternoon tour, make your way back to the Welcome Center for an informal reception. Enjoy refreshments and another opportunity to ask questions of the Admissions Team.


Thursday, June 20, 2019


12 – 4:45 p.m. Check-In
Reynolds Gymnasium, Living Room

1 – 2:15 p.m.  Walking Tour of Campus
Departing from Reynolds Gymnasium
Walking tour providing broad overview of the campus, led by Admissions’ Tour Guides.

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Tour of Wake Downtown and Info Session
Shuttle departing from Lot M – across from Reynolds Gymnasium
Learn about Wake’s courses of study in Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery. Tour the rehabilitated R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company building that is adjacent to the medical education programs of Wake Forest School of Medicine.

4:45 – 8 p.m. Tours of recreational and athletic facilities and BBQ buffet
Tour Reynolds Gymnasium, McCreary Field House, David F. Couch Ballpark, and McCreary Tower.
$25 per person includes a delicious BBQ buffet in the Grille at McCreary Tower.