FAQs

  • Is Orientation mandatory?

    Yes. All sessions Tuesday, August 21 through Thursday, August 23 require your attendance and participation. If you are a GHD, please let us know and we can work with your residence life training schedule.

  • What do I wear to Orientation?

    Day 1, dress is business casual – nice slacks/khakis and nice top (wear what is comfortable for you). Remember, you’ll be taking a picture on Tuesday during check-in, so dress accordingly. The photo will be used for the School’s online secured directory.

    Days 2 and 3, dress is casual.

  • Where do I park?

    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 School of Divinity 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.

    Campus Parking Map

  • Should I bring my computer?

    Yes. There will be an Information Systems and Technology Overview session during Orientation on Thursday. Also, there are breaks built into the schedule, so you can use that time to check email or update Twitter and Facebook with Orientation awesomeness for your friends to be jealous of.

  • Can I bring my family to Orientation?

    No. While your family (spouses, partners, children) is welcome to join us at the celebration dinner on Thursday night, orientation is about making YOU a member of the community here at Wake Forest University School of Divinity.

  • What is the Celebration Dinner on Thursday? Can I bring my family?

    The celebration dinner is an opportunity to relax and unwind after three days of Orientation.  An incoming student is invited to bring only their partner or spouse and their children to the Welcome Dinner.  (A registration form will be sent in coming weeks to inquire about any dietary needs or restrictions.)