There are other campus resources that would be useful as you make your transition to Wake Forest.
The Learning Assistance Center & Disability Services (LAC-DS) is a great place for any student interested in improving their academic performance. In addition, students with disabilities who wish to request accommodations must register with the LAC-DS.
- Remember, even if you had an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) at your high school, these accommodations will not automatically transfer to college. Click here to complete the Request for Consideration form, which will initiate the process of requesting accommodations for any documented disabilities you may have.
- Click here to learn more about the disability accommodation process at WFU in general, including information about implementing your accommodations and accessing other helpful resources.
The Office of Wellbeing has an array of programs that focus on helping students develop a holistic sense of health and wellbeing.
- Every month, the Office of Wellbeing focuses on a different aspect of wellbeing in a series called Dimensions by the Month. For example, during the month of April they focused on emotional wellbeing by offering a workshop on positive thinking and a “make your own sugar scrub” activity.
- Ready for a spa day? The Office of Wellbeing offers hour and half hour-long massage therapy sessions to students at $50/hour and $30/half hour.
- If you feel as if you need some advice on how to get the most out of your college experience, feel free to take advantage of the Wellbeing Coaching services where you can have professional assistance in developing your wellbeing goals and strategies on how to achieve them.
The Office of the Chaplain provides spiritual and pastoral care for those who desire it as well as connections to campus spiritual events and organizations. Click here to learn more: The Office of the Chaplain: Pastoral Care
The Intercultural Center (sometimes referred to as the “IC”) provides support for racial and ethnic minorities as well as international students by sponsoring several events throughout the year to enrich students’ understanding of other cultures. Click here for more information: IC Programs and Services A few programs the IC offers include:
- World Cultural Festival
- Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Event (co-hosted w/Winston-Salem State University)
- Peer Mentoring programs for incoming students from underrepresented backgrounds.
International Students and Scholars Office offers immigration resources as well as various different trainings and events that focus on learning about adjusting to life in the United States.
The Women’s Center promotes gender equality by offering educational and professional programming.
- The Women of Color Discussion Space is co-sponsored by the IC and occurs twice a month. It is open to all graduate and undergraduate women of color as a space to make your voice heard and to participate as little or as much as you feel inclined to do.
- L. E. A. V. E.s (Leaders who Educate, Advocate, and lift Voices for gender Equity) meets weekly to discuss ways to “leave patriarchy behind.”
The LGBTQ Center is a resource hub for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) community and those who would like to learn more about topics relating to sexual orientation and gender identity through a number of special programs like Pride celebrations.
- The Center hosts a weekly Coffee Hour to have casual and safe space to talk about whatever is happening in your life.
- In addition to their various social programs, the Center provides a training program called Safe Zone to educate students, faculty, and staff on how to be allies to the LGBTQ community.
The Student Health Service is a great campus resource to be familiar with if your primary care provider is far away or you want the convenience of being able to make an appointment with a health care provider and have access to a pharmacy on campus. To find out about all of their services, hours of operation, and how to set up an appointment, click here: Student Health Service: Make an Appointment
The Safe Office is a resource that specializes in sexual assault, intimate partner violence, interpersonal violence, and stalking. Not only do they provide 24/7 access to a staff person ready to talk to anyone who needs help related to sexual or relationship trauma or abuse, but they also offer trainings in knowing the signs of assault and how to prevent them when possible.