WFU set to welcome Class of 2026

Wake Forest will welcome nearly 1,400 first-year students on Wednesday, August 17.  

The Class of 2026 includes students from 46 of the 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. Twenty-nine countries are represented in this year’s class, including Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, S.A.R., India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Peru, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

Media are invited to campus from 8 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday to capture video and photos of first-year students and their families outside moving into the residence halls. 

Two reserved media parking spaces are available in Lot G, near Bostwick Residence. Here is a link to the parking map.

To arrange a campus visit contact or Kim McGrath at 336.749.0129 or Cheryl Walker at 336-671-8073.

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