Superstorm Sandy

Wake Forest University offers its support to members of the Demon Deacon community, as well as those who are close to them, who are in the areas devastated by Superstorm Sandy and its aftermath.

If you need help:
If you have questions or concerns about friends or family in affected areas, please contact the Chaplain’s Office (336-758-5210) or Counseling Center (336-758-5273).

If you want to help:
The spirit of Pro Humanitate lives within all of us in the Wake Forest community, and many of you will want to give your time and resources to help those affected by this devastating storm.

Campus Life is planning and coordinating service initiatives, including a Wake Alternative Break (WAB). Additional service trip opportunities will also be available, with details coming soon. Please check this page for updates or contact Marianne Magjuka (

Additional on-campus volunteer service initiatives will take place the in the following days and weeks. Please stay tuned for details.

Additional resources:

  • Parents, please contact the Office of Parent Programs (336-758-4237) if the University should be aware of any extraordinary circumstances affecting your students.
  • Residence Life & Housing (336-758-5185) can help comfort students where they live.
  • And, as always, our Alumni Office (800-752-8568) is here to assist with the needs of Wake Forest graduates.

On Monday, Oct. 29, President Hatch reached out to the Wake Forest community with a message to faculty, staff and students, as well as one to alumni, parents and friends impacted by Sandy.