Charlotte Saturday MBA Orientation

Orientation is a time for new graduate business students to interact with classmates and become acclimated to the School of Business. Orientation is a rigorous and comprehensive experience that is REQUIRED for all new students – you must participate in the entire Orientation program. Please prepare by completing the two surveys below.

  1. RSVP to Orientation and complete the Student Information Survey here.
  2. Complete the Market Readiness & Engagement Career Survey here.


Saturday, January 12

Arrive and Welcome (breakfast)7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Preparing for Day 1 Success7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Orientation Reception 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

All events take place at the Wake Forest Charlotte Center. Please wear business professional attire, but note that there will be some active team-building exercises in the afternoon, so comfortable shoes are encouraged. And remember to bring in your parking ticket to receive parking validation (your guest at the Reception will also receive parking validation).

Please ensure that we have your correct local mailing address by logging into WIN (; clicking on the ‘Personal’ tab; and updating ‘Your Personal Information.’

Orientation and Student Life Questions:

Matt Ganderson, Sr. Associate Director, Charlotte Integrative Student Services, (704) 365-0278 or

Jenna Martin, Program Coordinator, Student & Career Services, (980) 224-9280 or