At Wake Forest, developing a vibrant and inclusive environment that includes all kinds of events is important to us. The Office of Student Engagement as well as many campus partners are here to provide you with event planning resources to help your organization host an enjoyable, safe, and memorable event that impacts the Wake Forest community in a positive way.
If your event will be open to the entire campus, and/or will involve collaboration with other groups or departments, you may be eligible for funding from the Student Activity Fee Fund or the Diversity and Collaboration Fund.
We believe that successful events are a shared responsibility. Student Organizations hosting events that meet the following criteria are required to hold an event planning meeting with a member of the Student Engagement team.
An officer from your organization should “create an event” on your organization page on The Link. All events (excluding leased lounge events* and general meetings**) should be registered no later than 10 business days prior to the date of the event). Registering an event will prompt an event planning meeting with the Office of Student Engagement. Within 3 business days of submitting an event, your organization will receive approval, denying, or further instructions.
*Leased Lounge Events must be registered by Monday at 3pm for weekday events (Sunday-Thursday) and Thursday by 3pm for weekend events (Friday- Saturday).
**General meetings closed for organization members do not need an event planning meeting.