Living on Campus

Once you arrive on campus, there are many important services you can utilize. Besides the information listed below, Campus Resources and Local Area Info will also help you get acquainted with the WFU campus and the Winston-Salem area.

Airport Transportation

If you are planning to travel to Wake Forest by air, we suggest that you make arrangements to arrive at the Piedmont Triad International Airport, located in Greensboro. For information on ground transportation services to/from the Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) please

Click here for information on ground transportation services to/from the Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). 

Cable and Televisions

The on-campus housing package includes access to the campus cable TV network, however, students must bring their own television(s). More information about cable television and the current channel line-up can be found on the Information Systems website.


Laundry rooms are located in each residence hall and are open 24 hours a day. Washers and dryers may be used at no cost to residents. The on campus washers and dryers are high efficiency and the appropriate high efficiency (HE) detergent should be used. Additional information about laundry facilities can be found here.

For those looking for details on the Wake Wash laundry services, please visit the Wake Wash website. Please note that Wake Wash is an independent student owned and operated company not affiliated with the Office of Residence Life and Housing or Wake Forest University.

Mail Services

Wake Forest Post Office
Benson University Center, Room 101
(336) 758-5281

Mail Services, located on the first floor of the Benson University Center, provides incoming and outgoing mail and shipping operations for the University community. This includes providing:

  • A full array of services from USPS, UPS and FedEx
  • Mailing supplies and package preparation services
  • Student mailboxes, which are also located within the Mail Services’ facility

For more information including how to address mail, hours of operations, and more please visit the Mail Services website.

Parking and Vehicle Registration

Any student who wishes to park a vehicle in a university parking lot at any time of day or night, including after 4:00 p.m. weekdays, on weekends, during regular weekday business hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and during breaks must register that vehicle with Transportation and Parking Services. For more information including how to register and permit rates, please visit the Transportation and Parking Services website.

Telephone Services

All residence hall rooms are equipped with the capability for VoIP technology. Students needing local phone service and voicemail in their residence hall room may request a VoIP phone by contacting Residence Life and Housing after their arrival on campus at 336.758.5185 or

Note: There are additional charges associated with telephone service.