Secure Your Space Video Contest

The Office of Residence Life and Housing is excited to offer the Secure Your Space Video Contest prior to Housing Selection for the 2019-20 Academic Year.

Winners for each category (Single Room, Double Room, and Apartment) will be able to choose their housing assignment before the general room selection process. Any student who qualifies to live on campus may enter.

Submissions are due Monday, March 11, 2019. Winners will be announced on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

    Contest Details

  • Your Video

    Make a video of yourself and up to three friends, stating what living on campus at Wake Forest University has meant to you and include footage of your current room.

    • The video must answer the questions: “What has living on campus meant to you?” and “How has living on campus influenced your Wake Forest experience?”
    • The video can be no longer than three (3) minutes in length.
    • All students in the group must appear in the video.
    • You must include footage of your current room in the video.
  • The Rules
    • You must be a full-time undergraduate student and eligible to participate in room selection for 2019-20
    • You cannot participate if you are Studying Abroad Fall 2019
    • Rooms within Greek Blocks, Theme Housing, Resident Adviser spaces, and Specialty Housing (Substance-Free, Gender-Neutral, and Quiet Living) are excluded from the contest.
    • By participating in the contest, you and all the individuals in your group consent and agree to authorize the use, publication and reproduction of your video for Residence Life and Housing’s unrestricted use.  Your video may be used for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • How to Submit
    • Create your video and include all the elements stated above.  
    • Register for the sweepstakes by filling out the registration formLate forms or videos will not be considered!
    • Upload and Share your video by Monday, March 11 at 5 p.m.
      • Upload your video file to your WFU Google Drive account.
        • Upload the video in one of the following formats: .MP4, .MPEG4, .AVI, .FLV, .MOV, .WMV.
        • Name the file with the category you are entering, the last name of one of your group members, and “Room Sweepstakes”.  For example: Apartment.Deacon.RoomSweepstakes.mp4.
      • Share your video from your Drive so we can see it! Share the video with  Be sure you select “can edit” as the level of access.  For detailed instructions on uploading and sharing, visit this link.
    • Get Confirmation. We’ll email you to confirm we’ve received your video! If you do not receive an email within 24 business hours of your submission, please contact us as your video may not have been received.
  • Participant Agreement

    Consent to unrestricted video use:

    By registering below, the individual(s) listed consent to and authorize the possible use, publication and reproduction of this video for Residence Life and Housing’s unrestricted use.  This video may be used for promotional and marketing purposes.

    Assignments Agreement:

    Winning participants must meet with staff in the Office of Residence Life and Housing, located in Angelou Hall on March 21 to select housing. Only participants registered above may be assigned to the space selected. If any of the above participants decide not to live in the selected space, the entire group will forfeit the space and must then participate in the general room selection process beginning March 25.

    By providing their WFU ID numbers for entering in this form, individuals agree to allow any of the other participants listed below to act as their proxy to select their housing and meal plan in the event that they are not able to be present to select housing on March 21.