Come for a Visit

Come and spend a day with us. Visiting campus, connecting with students and faculty, and being a part of the rhythm of our learning community is a great way for you to imagine the ways you can thrive here.

From open houses, admitted student days, Facebook and Instagram live events, and opportunities to engage us from right where you are, we invite you to learn more about what sets us apart by joining us when it is most convenient for you. Directions to campus and other travel information is available here.

2019-2020 Visit Dates available!

The following opportunities are available for the 2019-2020 academic year:

Individual Visits

This is your opportunity to craft an individualized visit! Campus visits can be scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the Fall and Spring semester.

What options do I have?

Visits typically begin at 8:45 a.m. during the academic year and include meeting with a current student over a campus tour, sitting in on a class, and a one-on-one meeting with an Admissions representative. You can also add any of these options:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: joining us for worship and lunch;
  • Wednesdays: Coffee Hour;
  • As Schedules Permit: meeting with a member of our faculty.

If you’re interested in one of our joint degree programs or concentrations, we can connect you appropriately as well. Just let us know on your visit request!

How do I schedule?

You can schedule your visit online using the self-registration below (we ask you schedule at least 48 hours prior to your preferred date) and a member of the Admissions staff will be in touch with you to confirm the details of your visit.

Schedule Your Visit Now »

Please note: Individual visits will not be scheduled or available on group visit days, school breaks, holidays, or during exams. Registrations for visit will close 48-hours ahead of the specific day.

Can’t visit Tuesday – Thursday? Contact our office – divinity@nullwfu.edu or 336.758.3748 – and we’ll be happy to set up an arrangement that works for you!

Open Houses and Admitted Student Days

Seeking? Discerning? Applying? Admitted? Our open houses provide you the opportunity to explore Wake Forest and all we have to offer. Meeting faculty, learning about our evolving curriculum, and talking with current students about the advantages of attending Wake Forest for your theological education is just the beginning of what you’ll experience.

Fall Open House

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tracks will be available for those interested in a joint degree or one of our concentrations. 

Register now.

Evening Immersion

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
3:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Register now.

Spring Open House

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
A special track will be available for admitted students. 

Register now.

Facebook Live Events

Can’t make it to campus but still want to experience our community? On select dates, you’ll have the opportunity to tune in to our Facebook page at 11:00am EST for a streaming tour of campus or a Q&A with faculty and students. We’ll also engage your questions (just submit them through a comment).

Fall 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11 a.m. Live Tour of #WakeDiv: Explore the campus and culture of Wake Forest University School of Divinity where you are! Tune in for this virtual campus-guided tour led by current #WakeDiv students.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 11 a.m. Q&A with Admissions: Interested in applying to Wake Forest University School of Divinity? Tune in for the opportunity to engage with #WakeDiv admissions staff to learn about the admissions process.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 11 a.m. Q&A with #WakeDiv First Years: Have you wondered what life is like in Divinity School? Chat with current #WakeDiv first-years and learn about the day-to-day lives of a seminarian.

Spring 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 11 a.m. Q&A with the Collaborative at #WakeDiv: Interested in learning more about how #WakeDiv is bringing innovation to the ever-changing religious landscape? Tune in to engage to learn more about The Collaborative for Public Religious Leadership.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 11 a.m. Live Tour of #WakeDiv: Explore the campus and culture of Wake Forest University School of Divinity where you are! Tune in for this virtual campus-guided tour led by current #WakeDiv students.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11 a.m. Q&A with #WakeDiv Third Years: Three years down–a lifetime to go! Wonder what is next for soon-to-be graduates of #WakeDiv? Tune in and engage with current third-year students as they discuss the next steps on their vocational journey.

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On the Road

Admissions reps, faculty, current students, and alumni visits several schools, congregations, graduate and professional school fairs, and seminary days throughout the year. We also co-sponsor festivals (like the east coast Wild Goose Festival and Academy of Preachers Festival of Young Preachers), special gatherings, and lectures.

See where we’ll be » 

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, Maps, and Lodging Information

Directions

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.

Interactive Campus Map

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, and is directly across the street from Lot Q. You can enter Wingate Hall through the double doors located in the column entryway. There is an office directory and signage to help get you to where you need to go.

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
campus.

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.

Blue Bird Cabs (336.722.7121) and ABC Door 2 Door Transportation (336.721.9921) in Winston-Salem also provide transportation to and from PTI.

Lodging

Hotels near campus can be found here. Mention that you are visiting Wake Forest University for special rates.