Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion supports the University’s mission of creating a more diverse learning community.

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.

International Students and Scholars

The International Student and Scholars division (ISS) serves all international students and scholars participating in programs with Wake Forest University.

LGBTQ Center

The LGBTQ Center exists to provide education, advocacy, and support to members of the Wake Forest community and is committed to fostering a safe, equitable, and inclusive experience for all students.

Women’s Center

The Women’s Center strives to create an educational and professional environment that supports women and promotes gender equity.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center’s staff of licensed mental health providers, administrative support, and graduate trainees are committed to providing a safe, nonjudgmental, and confidential space to all members of the Wake Forest University community.

Center for Learning, Access and Student Success (CLASS)

The mission of the Learning Assistance Center & Disability Services (LAC-DS) is to provide opportunities for all students to achieve academic success.

Office of the Chaplain

The Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life seeks to support a diversity of beliefs through the multi-faith character of the chaplaincy and its relationship to numerous religious life affiliates.

First in the Forest

The First in the Forest program serves as a resource for all undergraduate students who are the first in their families to attend an American college or university.

The Race, Inequality, and Policy Initiative (RIPI)

The Race, Inequality, and Policy Initiative (RIPI) is a multidisciplinary research initiative created to support research, teaching, and community engagement activities that enhance our understanding of and address the racial, ethnic, and gender inequities and inequalities that exist in the U.S. RIPI’s mission is accomplished through a speaker series, a virtual library, faculty research seminars, race and policy conferences, and a student-led mentoring program.