We are excited about meeting you! Visiting campus will allow you to explore our Master of Divinity program, connect with students and faculty, and see what we are doing in the community. We provide several opportunities throughout the year that allow you to experience and learn about us. You can attend an open house, schedule a visit, or meet with an Admissions Representative on the road in your area. If you are not ready to visit us yet, but want more information about our program please let us know.
- Schedule A Visit
If you are passing through our area, please stop and see us! You can schedule your visit online and a member of the Admissions staff will be in touch with you to confirm the details of your visit. Campus visits can be scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the Fall and Spring semester (the Office of Admissions will not schedule visits on school breaks, holidays, or during exams).
Visits begin at 9:00am during the academic year and include an admissions presentation from a current student, a campus tour, and an one-on-one meeting with an Admissions representative. You might also consider attending a class, a weekly Chapel service (Tuesdays and Thursday), Coffee Hour (Wednesdays), or meeting with a member of our faculty.
Typical Visit on Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:30am Arrive in the Admissions Office 9:00 – 9:25am Meeting with a Current Student, Admissions and Student Life Overview, and Campus Tour 9:30 – 10:45am Class 11:00am – 12:00pm Chapel 12:00pm Community Lunch 12:45pm Meet with an Admissions Representative If you’d like to attend a class, please indicate so in the online visit scheduler.
Typical Visit on Wednesday
8:30am Arrive in the Admissions Office 9:00 – 10:00am Meeting with a Current Student, Admissions and Student Life Overview,
and Campus Tour
10:00 – 11:00am Meet with an Admissions Representative 11:00am Coffeehour If you’d like to attend a class, please indicate so in the online visit scheduler.
If you have any questions about scheduling a visit, please contact Mary Ellen Walter, Administrative Assistant in Admissions.
- Open House Visit Days
Our open house days are designed to give prospective students a glimpse of what it is like to be a student at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Open house days usually include information sessions, campus tours, our weekly Chapel service, attending a class and having lunch with faculty and students. Come spend the day with us.
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Open House Dates will be announced this summer.
- Recruiter on the Road
To see if we’ll be in your area, check out where School of Divinity Admissions reps are going to be! The School of Divinity visits several schools and congregations throughout the year. You will also find admissions staff, current students, and alumni at graduate and professional school fairs, and seminary days. We also co-sponsor festivals (like the east coast Wild Goose Festival), special gatherings, and lectures.
If you would like to meet with a representative while he or she is in your area, please contact him/her using the information listed on the event description from the schedule. We look forward to meeting with you!
- Directions, Campus Map, and Lodging
Washington, D.C. (and points north)
Take I-95 south to I-85 south to I-40 west. In Winston-Salem take Business 40 to
the Silas Creek Parkway North exit and follow the signs.
Raleigh (and points east)
Take I-40 west to Winston-Salem. Take Business 40 to the Silas Creek Parkway
North exit and follow the signs.
Charlotte (and points south)
Take I-77 north to I-40. Go east toward Winston-Salem. Merge onto Business 40.
Take the Silas Creek Parkway North exit and follow the signs.
Asheville (and points west)
Take I-40 east to Winston-Salem. Take Business 40 to the Silas Creek Parkway
North exit and follow the signs.
Here is a link to the Reynolda campus map for your convenience.
Where to Park and Getting to the School of Divinity
Please park in Lot Q (directly across the street from Wingate Hall – building no. 1). To access Lot Q: Enter campus at the Wake Forest Road gate, located off Reynolda Road and Silas Creek Parkway. Take the first left onto Allen Easley Street. Then take the first right onto Aaron Lane. Aaron Lane empties into Parking Lot Q. The Divinity School is located in Wingate Hall, which is attached to Wait Chapel, is directly across the street from Lot Q. You can enter Wingate Hall through the double doors located in the column entryway.
Traveling by Air
The Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, often called PTI
for short, is the closest airport to campus — about a 30-minute drive.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is about a 90-minute drive to
Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU) is about a 2-hour drive to campus.
Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem provides services for private aircraft,
charters and non-commercial flights.
There are shuttles to and from GSO, CLT and RDU. You can find cost and
scheduling information on the Benson Center site.
Hotels near campus can be found here. Mention that you are visiting the Wake Forest University for special rates.