Worldwide Wake

Worldwide Wake in a Nutshell

WWW is a 4-day pre-orientation program designed to enrich your cross-cultural awareness through a series of small group activities, interesting discussions, daily Global Challenges and fun social events. You’ll join other globally-minded domestic and international students as you learn about our diverse tapestry of students on campus.

Upperclassmen leaders serve as Program Assistants and will provide an overview of the academic and social scene at WFU by sharing their personal insights and experiences.

So join us for Worldwide Wake and set your course to become a more effective global citizen as you begin your career as a Demon Deacon!

Additional Perks

  • Early move-in to your permanent residence hall room
  • Get to know peers in a smaller setting than Freshmen Orientation
  • Familiarize yourself with campus and Winston-Salem
  • Have fun!

The Ultimate Goal?

To create a well-rounded, culturally intelligent, globally-minded Demon Deacon.

Program Fee & Financial Aid

The $325 program fee is due upon acceptance into the program. The fee covers costs associated with housing, local transportation, all meals during Worldwide Wake, and all program activities. There are a limited number of full and partial scholarships available for applicants in need of financial assistance.


Saturday, August 19 through Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

New Student Orientation for all first-year students begins Wednesday, August 23.