Student Support Resources

Learning Assistance Center – Provides study skills training and counseling. Students can learn to read critically, take notes effectively, manage their time, improve their motivation, increase their reading speed, and prepare for tests. Assistance is provided through counseling and individual and group tutoring. Students with a wide range of learning and other documented disabilities may also receive academic support, training, and advocacy through the Learning Assistance Center.

University Counseling Center – Provides a broad range of psychological, counseling and educational services to deal with personal, interpersonal, vocational and academic issues. The Counseling Center also provides outreach programs and consultation services to students, faculty and staff; classroom teaching; and training for graduate students in counseling.

The SAFE Office / PREPARE – The SAFE Office provides counseling to students 24/7 year round. This office is completely confidential and can help from sexual assault problems to adjusting to the social scene of college. In addition, PREPARE (Policy Group on Rape Education, Prevention and Response) is made up of approximately 60 undergraduate students from across campus who are dedicated to promoting healthy relationships and sexual assault prevention at Wake Forest. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS WHO MAY BE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: If you or someone you know may have been a victim of sexual assault or any other type of sexual misconduct prohibited under the Wake Forest Sexual Misconduct Policy, you are strongly encouraged to seek immediate assistance. Assistance can be obtained 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from the Safe Office, 336.758.5285.

Student Health Services – The Mission of the Student Health Service is to promote and maintain the health of students attending the university by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning.

CHOICES – WFU CHOICES (Cultivating Healthier Opinions In Challenging Everyday Situations) is the Wake Forest University substance abuse prevention, education, and intervention program. Services offered include, alcohol and other drug workshops and educational programs, individual assessment and counseling as it relates to alcohol and other drug misuse, referrals to community support services, and support for students in recovery.

Office of Personal and Career Development – Guides and inspires Wake Forest students to take charge of their personal and career development from their initial days on campus. By creating a supportive “college-to-career” community of faculty, parents and advisors, the office equips students to lead lives with purpose.

Center for Global Programs and Studies – This office provides students with study abroad opportunities, international minors and international service opportunities. GPS is also a valuable resource for international students regarding immigration matters, Visa status and social and academic transitional issues.

The Writing Center – Offers students a relaxed and welcoming place to discuss writing and the writing process with trained peer tutors. The Center is staffed by friendly and knowledgeable Wake Forest undergraduate and graduate students who act as an audience for students’ writing.

The Math Center – Offers one-on-one peer Math tutoring for Wake Forest University students.

The Computer Science Center – Primary focus is to provide assistance in CSC 111, CSC 112, and CSC 221. No appointment is necessary, so drop by to ask questions, work on assignments, and meet your classmates.

The Chemistry Center – Provides assistance in learning chemical concepts, problem-solving strategies, and answering general questions. The Chemistry Center will provide students with additional learning resources and limited help using digital homework platforms. Instructors are both Chemistry graduate students and undergraduate students who are majoring in Chemistry.

The Biology Center – Open as of this September. Located in Winston Hall, Sunday -Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm. Individual tutors assigned in the LAC.

Intercultural Center – Strives to foster an inclusive and welcoming campus environment marked by an appreciation of diversity. Toward this end, they work to recruit and retain students of color, and engage members of the University community in meaningful cross cultural interactions.

LGBTQ Center – Provides support and advocacy to Wake Forest University’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students, faculty and staff, and education to the entire campus community about issues of gender identity and sexual orientation. The Center is a welcoming, safe place for students to discuss issues and to find support.

Women’s Center – The Women’s Center provides a lounge for students to hang out, do homework, and learn together about important issues of gender equity. The Center also hosts events and workshops, and provides mentoring, to help students build life skills and consider future career paths.

The Office of Student Development / Campus Life – Creates learning opportunities for both in and out of the classroom which foster both academic excellence and personal development of life skills. They provide training, program development, and advising to students in the areas of leadership, student organizations, service learning, and volunteer services.

The Office of the Chaplain – Encourages students, faculty, administrators, and staff to “explore the spiritual dimensions to human existence in ways that prompt examination of self and perceptions of the world.”

Z. Smith Reynolds Library – Supports instruction and research at the undergraduate level and in the graduate accounting program, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Divinity.Easily accessible from the residence halls and classroom buildings, the library offers abundant study space for both individuals and groups. The entire library is equipped for wireless internet access.

Ellis Fund: Emergency Financial Fund in the Dean’s Office In 2010, W. David and Susan Gamble Ellis endowed the Ellis Family Emergency Aid Fund in the College. This fund is available to help students who are experiencing financial hardship, especially hardship related to academics. Please see our Ellis Fund Page for more information. Students, or those concerned about students, having financial hardship related to these or other emergency needs should contact Christy Buchanan in the Office of Academic Advising (buchanan@wfu.edu; x5123).