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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem , North Carolina 27106

Disability Resource Office

Learning Assistance Center & Disability Services
Box 7283
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109
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About Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a prestigious private institution known for its exceptional education, strong sense of community, and beautiful campus. Established in 1834, this not-for-profit university has consistently ranked highly for its academic programs and commitment to providing a well-rounded educational experience.

Situated in the heart of the state, Wake Forest University offers students a unique combination of the tranquility of a suburban setting and the vibrant energy of a city. Winston-Salem, the city where the university is located, is known for its rich history, diverse cultural offerings, and strong commitment to the arts. With its charming downtown lined with shops, galleries, and restaurants, Winston-Salem provides an ideal backdrop for students seeking a balanced lifestyle.

Wake Forest University stands out for its strong academic programs, which incorporate a liberal arts foundation with rigorous professional education. The university offers undergraduate programs across various disciplines, including the arts and sciences, business, engineering, health sciences, and more. Students are encouraged to explore and pursue their passions while also preparing for their future careers.

One distinctive aspect of Wake Forest University is its student-faculty ratio, which stands at an impressive 11:1. This low ratio allows for personalized attention and mentorship, fostering a close-knit academic community. Professors at Wake Forest are not only renowned experts in their fields but also dedicated mentors who are genuinely invested in their students’ success. The university takes pride in its commitment to fostering intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills that extend beyond the classroom.

Cultivating a well-rounded experience, Wake Forest University provides a multitude of extracurricular opportunities for students to engage in. With over 200 student organizations, clubs, and sports teams on campus, there is something for everyone to get involved in outside of their academic pursuits. These activities help foster leadership skills, develop lifelong friendships, and create a sense of belonging within the campus community.

Wake Forest’s campus is itself a sight to behold. Spread across 340 acres, it exudes a sense of tradition and beauty. The campus features stunning Georgian-style architecture, manicured gardens, and a serene lake. These picturesque surroundings inspire students and create a calm and conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

Moreover, Wake Forest University values community engagement and encourages students to make a positive impact beyond the campus borders. With numerous service opportunities, internships, and study abroad programs, students at Wake Forest are given the chance to explore the world and contribute to society. The university’s commitment to holistic education is evident in its emphasis on fostering global citizens who are prepared to tackle the challenges of an interconnected world.

In summary, Wake Forest University is a reputable private institution located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. With its strong academic programs, tight-knit community, and beautiful campus, the university offers students an exceptional education and a nurturing environment for personal development. Surrounded by the vibrant city of Winston-Salem, students at Wake Forest University can enjoy a balance between their academic pursuits, cultural experiences, and a strong sense of community.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters

Services Provided

  • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
  • Priority Enrollment
  • Residence Hall Accommodations
  • Reduced courseload
  • Medical leave

Campus Accessibility

Accessible Level

      • Student Health Services
      • Mental Health Support Services
      • The library(ies)
      • Institution Online Platforms
      • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
      • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
      • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
      • Entertainment and Event Facilities
      • On-Campus Transit
      • Close Off-Campus Transit
      • Student Housing
      • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

      Services Provided

        • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
        • Service and Emotional Support Animals
        • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
        • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations