Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs supports the members of the student body throughout their medical careers. All student-related issues and activities are organized through this office including preparation for residency, creation of the MSPE letter for residency, Match Day, the White Coat Ceremony, Orientations, and graduation.  The office provides academic, career, and personal counseling. The office can also arrange special tutorial assistance, test-taking assessments, and learning-disability evaluations. 

Other responsibilities of the office include:

  • Oversight of student health and wellness
  • Access to personal counseling
  • Student life and recreation issues
  • Acting as the contact point for Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  • Providing administrative assistance to the student government, Honor Council, Promotions Committee, AOA, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society


Regalia can be ordered at at no cost to the graduate.  Hooding and Commencement invitations, class rings, and diploma frames can be purchased when you order regalia. The deadline to place your order is 12:00 noon on March 25, 2015.

Thursday, May 14th
9:00am - 4:00pm 

Friday, May 15th
9:00am - 12:00noon 

Regalia & Ticket Pick-Up in the Office of Student Affairs (2nd floor Commons)​

Saturday, May 16th
3:00pm - 7:00pm -- Gradfest at Miller Park
RSVP required.  Awards ceremony to be held at 4:00pm.  More details to come.

Sunday, May 17th
4:15pm -- Diploma & Hooding Ceremony in Wait Chapel on the Reynolda Campus
No tickets required.

Monday, May 18th
9:00am -- Commencement on Hearn Plaza on the Reynolda Campus
Tickets required for all guests (not graduates) - maximum of eight (8) tickets per graduate.

10:30am -- Transmigration of Professional Schools
MD students report to Benson University Center, Room 401, for an informal diploma distribution, regalia drop-off, and MAA Welcome Reception with light refreshments.

Please note these are MD-specific events only.  For the full Commencement weekend schedule, please visit Wake Forest University's Commencement website at  More information and details about regalia and ticket orders, arrival times for events, dresscode, etc., will be e-mailed to the Class of 2015 closer to Commencement weekend.  Please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (336) 716-4271 or at with any questions.

Quick Reference

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


Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm


Commons, 2nd Floor

(near Interaction Room 2)


Mailing Address:

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Medical Center Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27157

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Group Wellness Activities

Group Wellness Activities

In support of students’ physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual wellness, activities are available on a rotating basis.

Last Updated: 03-30-2015
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