My Favorite Campus Spot

Wake Forest holds the Making of a Demon Deacon ceremony for first year students on Hearn Plaza

Make Yourself at Home.

Wake Forest University’s Reynolda campus sits on 340 acres, and, among the 80 academic buildings and seven residence halls, students eventually find their favorite spots in this beautiful place they call home. Our space also includes the historic Reynolda Village, art museum, and gardens, which are just a short walk away and easily accessed via a trail.

We know you’ll find your favorite spot here too!


Ashleigh Ekwenugo: Magnolia Quad

Ashleigh Ekwenugo, a sophomore from Dallas, TX, talks about why Magnolia Quad (Manchester Plaza) is her favorite place on the WFU campus.

Wake Forest students walk across Manchester Plaza

Wake Forest students walk across Manchester Plaza. [VIEW LARGER]

Charlotte Lanier: Hearn Plaza

Charlotte Lanier, a sophomore from Southlake, TX, talks about why Hearn Plaza is her favorite place on the WFU campus.

Hearn Plaza

An aerial view of Hearn Plaza on the Wake Forest campus. [VIEW LARGER]

Emily Hellwig: Carswell Library

Emily Hellwig, a sophomore from Lexington, VA, talks about why the Carswell Library is her favorite place on the WFU campus.

Wake Forest students walk across campus in front of Carswell Hall

Wake Forest students walk across campus in front of Carswell Hall. [VIEW LARGER]

Gracie Stanek: Farrell Forest

Gracie Stanek, a sophomore from Asheville, NC, talks about why Farrell Forest is her favorite place on the WFU campus.

Fall color decorates the Wake Forest campus outside of Farrell Hall

Fall color decorates “Farrell Forest”, outside of Farrell Hall. [VIEW LARGER]

Jesse Cooper-Leary: Reynolda Village

Jesse Cooper-Leary, a sophomore from Bronx, NY, talks about why Reynolda Village is his favorite place at Wake Forest.

The Dairy Barn at Reynolda Village, which is part of Wake Forest University

The Dairy Barn at Reynolda Village. [VIEW LARGER]

Khadijah Smith: Tribble Hall

Khadijah Smith, a first-year student from Boiling Springs, SC, talks about why Tribble Hall is her favorite place on the WFU campus.

Wake Forest students walk past Tribble Hall

Wake Forest students walk past Tribble Hall. [VIEW LARGER]

Nick Chihlas: Poteat Field

Nick Chihlas, a junior from East Greenwich, RI, talks about why Poteat Field is his favorite place on the WFU campus.

Wake Forest students play recreational soccer on Poteat Field

Wake Forest students play recreational soccer on Poteat Field. [VIEW LARGER]

Jessie Birnbaum: Reynolda Trails

Jessie Birnbaum, a junior from Los Angeles, CA, talks about why the Reynolda Trails are her favorite place on the WFU campus.

The early morning sun illuminates a pond on the walking trail through the Reynolda woods

The early morning sun illuminates a pond on the walking trail through the Reynolda woods. [VIEW LARGER]

Will Poirier: Davis Field

Will Poirier, a senior from East Greenwich, RI, talks about why Davis Field is his favorite place on the WFU campus.

Wake Forest students enjoy a warm spring afternoon on the swings on Davis Field

Wake Forest students enjoy a warm spring afternoon on the swings on Davis Field. [VIEW LARGER]

Savannah Littlejohn: Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Savannah Littlejohn, a sophomore from Bluffton, SC, talks about why Z. Smith Reynolds Library is her favorite place on the WFU campus.

The setting sun casts a shadow inside the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library

The setting sun casts a shadow inside the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. [VIEW LARGER]