Visit Wake Forest University – Resources, Maps & Links

While our website is a good place to begin learning about the Wake Forest School of Business and our programs, it’s no substitute for a personal visit.  Whether you’re interested in the Wake Forest Reynolda campus in Winston-Salem or the Wake Forest Charlotte Center in uptown Charlotte, a visit is highly encouraged for prospective or incoming students.

Reynolda Campus, Winston-Salem

During your visit, you can tour the new home for the School of Business in Farrell Hall, take in our beautiful Reynolda campus, explore the culturally and commercially vibrant city of Winston-Salem, meet faculty members and others students, or just get a feel for the Wake Forest culture. Opportunities to visit campus are available year round; please use the following links and resources to help plan your visit.

Charlotte Center

If you’ve been to Charlotte, you have likely passed by the Charlotte Center located in the bustling uptown area. Now home for the Charlotte MBA programs and a variety of activities tied to the local business community, the Center offers a modern and convenient place to learn, network and engage with business leaders.  Explore the new home for our Charlotte campus and enjoy the splendor of the state’s largest city. Opportunities to visit the Wake Forest Charlotte Center are available year-round; please use the following links and resources to help plan your visit.

 

Air Travel to NC

The following airports offer flights within driving distance to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and our Charlotte Center. Please see the airport’s web site for rental car, airport and hotel/motel shuttle services.

Airport Name Airport City Airport Code Travel time to Winston-Salem Ground transportation information
Piedmont Triad International Airport Greensboro, NC GSO 30 minutes
(west)
PTI airport Web site
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport Charlotte, NC CLT 90 minutes
(northeast)
Charlotte airport Web site
Raleigh-Durham International Airport Raleigh, NC RDU 90 minutes
(west)
RDU airport Web site

Getting to Reynolda Campus in Winston-Salem, NC

Address: 

Wake Forest University – Reynolda Campus
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
336-758-5422

Maps (Reynolda campus & Winston-Salem)

Click the links below for maps of the Wake Forest University Campus (Farrell Hall is building #60), Parking (Lots W1 and W2 are closest to Farrell Hall), and the Winston-Salem Area.

Wake Forest Map Links

Google Map of Area


Auto Travel to Winston-Salem

From Greensboro’s Piedmont Triad International Airport:

Exit the airport, following signs to I-40 West. I-40 splits into Business 40 and Interstate 40; bear right onto Business 40. In downtown Winston-Salem, exit onto Cherry Street heading north. Cherry Street turns into University Parkway; remain on University Parkway until you see the Wake Forest University entrance on your left. Enter the campus and take your first right onto Carroll Weathers Drive. Farrell Hall is the first building on the left after parking lot W1.

From Charlotte, NC:

Take I-77 North to I-40 East to Winston-Salem. I-40 splits into Business 40 and Interstate 40; bear left onto Business 40. Exit at Silas Creek Parkway North towards Wake Forest University. After approximately three miles, bear right to Wake Forest Road. Go straight through the traffic light onto the Wake Forest University campus. At the top of hill, come to a three-way stop and turn left; continue on Wake Forest Road. At the next stop sign, turn left. Then take first left on Carroll Weathers Drive. Farrell Hall is the first building on the left after parking lot W1.

From Raleigh, NC / Washington, DC / Richmond, VA:

Take I-95 South to I-85 South to I-40 West (which forks to the right). After Greensboro and PTI Airport, I-40 splits into Business 40 and Interstate 40; bear right onto Business 40. In downtown Winston-Salem, exit onto Cherry Street heading north. Cherry Street turns into University Parkway; remain on University Parkway until you see the Wake Forest University entrance on your left. Enter the campus and take your first right on Carroll Weathers Drive. Farrell Hall is the first building on the left after parking lot W1.

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Accommodations in Winston-Salem

Several hotels, inns and restaurants are listed below for your convenience. We encourage you to make reservations well in advance of your visit.

Brookstown Inn
200 Brookstown Avenue
Winston-Salem NC 27101
336-725-1120 or 800-845-4262
(Special rate for Wake Forest School of Business visitors*)
4.39 miles (10 minutes)

Courtyard by Marriott University
3111 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
336-727-1277
(Special rate for Wake Forest Schools of Business visitors*)
1.67 miles (5 minutes)

Embassy Suites
460 North Cherry Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336) 724-2300
3.91 miles (9 minutes)

Graylyn International Conference Center
(inform them if you are visiting the School of Business)
1900 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem NC 27106
336-758-2428
1.22 miles (3 minutes)

Hampton Inn & Suites University
309 Summit Square Court
Winston-Salem NC 27105
336-767-9009 or 800-HAMPTON
(Special rate for Wake Forest School of Business visitors*)
3.55 miles (8 minutes)

Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center
420 High Street
Winston-Salem NC 27101
336-777-3000 or 800-972-3774
4.31 miles (10 minutes)

Holiday Inn Select
5790 University Pkwy
Winston-Salem NC 27105
336-767-9595 or 800-553-9595
3.60 miles (8 minutes)

Residence Inn
7835 North Point Boulevard
Winston-Salem NC 27106
336-759-0777 or 800-331-3131
1.79 miles (5 minutes)

Wingate Inn
125 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 714-2800
(Special rate for Wake Forest School of Business visitors*)
4.57 miles (11 minutes)

Winston-Salem Marriott
425 North Cherry Street
Winston-Salem NC 27101
336-725-3500 or 800-444-2326
3.91 miles (9 minutes)

Courtyard by Marriott Hanes Mall
1600 Westbrook Plaza Drive
Winston-Salem NC, 27103
336-760-5777
Special rate for Wake Forest School of Business visitors*)
5.7 miles (12 minutes)

*To receive the special Wake Forest School of Business rate, you must contact the hotel directly instead of using the hotels’ nationwide reservations systems.

For other accommodations, visit www.visitwinstonsalem.com and click on Hotel Reservations.


Restaurants

1703 Bistro – 336.725.5767
4th Street Filling Station – 336.724.7600
6th & Vine – 336.725.5577
Downtown Thai – 336.777.1422
Finnigan’s Wake – 336.723.0322
La Carreta – 336.722.3709
Meridian Restaurant – 336.722.8889
Milner’s American Southern – 336.768.2221
Noble’s Grille – 336.777.8477
Old Salem Tavern – 336.748.8585
Ryan’s Steak Chops & Seafood – 336.724.6132
Sweet Potatoes – 336.727.4844
Twin City Chop House – 336.748.8600
Village Tavern – 336.748.0221
West End Café – 336.723.4774

For a full list of dining options, visit www.visitwinston-salem.com.

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Getting to the Wake Forest Charlotte Center in Charlotte, NC

Address: 

Wake Forest University Charlotte Center
200 N. College St., Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28202
888.925.3622
Charlotte Center Map & Directions

Link to Google Map


Auto Travel to Wake Forest Charlotte Center

From I-77 South:

Take exit 10-C (5th Street/ Trade Street), turn Left On 5th Street. Follow 5th Street to the 7th traffic light (College Street). Turn left on College Street (we are located on your right).

From I-77 North:

Take exit 10 (Trade Street). At bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Trade Street. Follow Trade Street to the 6th traffic light (College Street). Turn left on College Street (we are located on your right).

Directions from I-85:

Take exit 38, follow the signs to I-77 South. Take exit 10-C (5th Street/ Trade Street), turn Left On 5th Street. Follow 5th Street to the 7th traffic light (College Street). Turn left on College Street (we are located on your right).


Parking

The Wake Forest University Charlotte Center parking garage is located on 200 North College St., Charlotte, NC. You may enter the garage from either the 5th Street or 6th Street side. Please bring your parking ticket with you for validation. Without parking validation, the cost to park in the garage is $2.00 for every twenty minutes (beyond two hours the cost of parking will be $16.00, equivalent to a full day).


Light Rail

CTC/Arena Station:

Head northeast toward E 5th St.; turn left onto E 5th St.; and turn right onto N College St (destination will be on the right).

7th Street Station:

Head southwest toward E 6th St.; turn right onto E 6th St.; and turn left onto N College St (destination will be on the left).


Accommodations

Candidates interested in the Wake Forest Charlotte MBA programs typically live in the surrounding area and do not require overnight accommodations. However, if you would like recommendations on local hotels or restaurants, please contact our admissions staff.

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