Student Resources

Academic Assistance 

Career Advising

  • Career advising, strategic schedule planning, and interviewing advice is provided to students in order to most effectively obtain a successful residency match.

Health and Wellness

  • Students who have questions regarding their health and well-being may contact the Student Wellness Center prior to matriculation, and at any time during their enrollment as a student.
  • All students are required to have health insurance at matriculation and throughout attendance. Group rate options are available to students.
  • Health care options are available to students including a Medical Center Employee Health clinic for work reacted screenings, vaccines, injuries or illnesses.
  • Student Health Insurance

Learning Environment

Personal Assistance

  • Counseling and Wellness Services are available to students for short term counseling and support or referral for transient to long-term personal problems that interfere with academic performance or personal well-being.
  • Counselors are available to students for short term counseling or referral for transient to long-term personal problems that interfere with academic performance or personal well-being.

Research Opportunities

Spiritual Counseling

  • The chaplains through the Division of Faith and Health Ministries are available to offer spiritual support or to counsel students in either their personal or vocational life.
  • Chaplains also provide services, or work with students to support them in organizing rituals, ceremonies etc. that may be meaningful in the life of the community.

Bookstore

The School of Medicine bookstore has merged into the University Stores of Wake Forest University. Textbooks, medical books, medical equipment, and other items previously sold through our bookstore can now be purchased online throughWFU's University Stores. The "virtual" bookstore offers additional textbook choices for students including new, used, rental, and loose-leaf editions, with the ability to price compare online. Items can be shipped directly to students, faculty, and staff who order from the University Stores Web site.

Caps and gowns, class rings, white coats for medical students, etc., will be handled by on-site representatives. The University Stores will also carry Medical School memorabilia and gifts online.

Questions may be directed to Willie Williams at University Bookstores:williawl@wfu.edu; Phone: 336-758-4154.

*Before buying a book, be sure you understand the return policies, since many books cannot be returned to the distributor after purchase. Early purchase of texts by first-year students is discouraged, since course requirements change and consultation with other students may enhance wise and frugal acquisition of books.

*Early purchase of texts by first-year students is discouraged, since course requirements change and consultation with other students may enhance wise and frugal acquisition of books.

Coy C. Carpenter Library

The Coy C. Carpenter Library is located on the 1st Floor, Gray Building and is open the following hours:

  • Mon – Thu 7 a.m. – Midnight
  • Fri 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sat 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sun 1 p.m. – Midnight

Holiday schedules are posted on the Library website. The WFBH identification badge must be presented when borrowing materials. A 24-hour bookdrop is located just outside the Library entrance. The Library offers computers for general use, and teaches several software classes on a monthly basis. 

Medical Center Codes

To report emergencies, call 336-716-9111 and give your name, the type of code and location.

  • Code Red - Fire
  • Code Blue - CardiacArrest
  • Code 44 - Sudden Illness/Accident
  • Code Stroke - Suspected StrokeCode Gray - Combative Person
  • Code 33 - Minor Distaster/Overcrowding of ED
  • Code Triage - Influx of patients completely exceeds ED's capacity to provide care
  • Code Pink - Infant/Child Abduction
  • Code Yellow - Bomb Threat
  • Code Gray - Combative Person
  • Code Zero - Person w/ Weapon or Hostage (or Active Shooter)

 To report security problems, call 336-716-3305.

Housing

    Quick Reference

    Phone: 336-716-4271
    Fax: 336-716-5807

    E-mail:
    stuserv@wakehealth.edu

    Hours
    Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Location:

    Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education, 2nd Floor

    475 Vine St.  Winston-Salem, NC 27101

    Mailing Address:

    Office of Student Affairs
    Wake Forest Baptist Health
    PO Box 573184
    Winston Salem, NC 27157



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    Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.