Anna Julia Cooper Center: The Anna Julia Cooper Center is an interdisciplinary center at Wake Forest University with a mission of advancing justice through intersectional scholarship. The AJC Center supports, generates, and communicates innovative research at the intersections of gender, race, and place, sustaining relationships between partners on campus and throughout the nation in order to ask new questions, reframe critical issues, and pursue equitable outcomes.
Division of Campus Life: In collaboration with student leaders the offices of Campus Life aim to enrich the lives of students through meaningful engagement in student organizations, service learning, campus activities, community and civic engagement, recreation, and leadership development. The Division of Campus Life encompasses the offices of Campus Life, Campus Recreation, Chaplain, Counseling Center, the Dean of Student Services, Learning Assistance Center, Residence Life & Housing, Student Health Service, Student Leadership and Development, and University Police. Professionals in these offices are devoted to assuring that students take advantage of their time at Wake Forest in ways that explore their full potential for growth and learning within a nurturing environment that promotes meaningful connections with our community and allows students to consider and realize their future aspirations. These professionals serve as teachers, advisors, coaches, counselors, physicians, and mentors in a variety of settings.
Intercultural Center: The Intercultural Center is committed to enhancing the experience of domestic and international underrepresented groups by offering co-curricular programming, advising and advocacy that enhances intercultural knowledge, competency and leadership. By promoting a welcoming environment, we strive to uphold the Wake Forest mission of Pro Humanitate.
LGBTQ Center: The LGBTQ Center is committed to fostering a safe, equitable and inclusive experience for all. The LGBTQ Center is the campus location where students, faculty, staff and alumni connect for resources, services, education and leadership programs related to gender identity and sexual orientation.
Office of the Dean of Students: As a department within the Division of Campus Life, the Office of the Dean of Students includes Student Conduct, Student Engagement and Campus Programs & Services. Each of these units promote the mission of helping students lead lives of meaning and purpose.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion: The mission of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion supports the University’s mission of creating a more diverse learning community. Specifically, the Office and related Centers aims to influence policies, offer programming, and facilitate practice across the broad spectrum of inclusivity and equity. These aims promote a safe, equitable, growth-minded, and engaged campus community, wherein students, staff, and faculty – within and across multiple identities – can feel supported and valued in their personal and professional development.
Office of Student Engagement: Supporting students and organizations in creating leadership, engagement and involvement opportunities that enable growth in the Wake Forest community.
Women’s Center: The Women’s Center strives to create an educational and professional environment that supports women and promotes gender equity. Toward that end, we foster spaces to reflect on individual and collective experiences and identities; develop co-curricular programming around women’s and gender issues; support professional and leadership development; and identify and advocate for policies to improve gender climate and inclusive practices at the institution. As part of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion within the Office of the Provost, the Women’s Center works with and advocates for students, faculty, and staff, and is open to all members of our community.