FAQ

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How often is Wake Forest Magazine published?

Wake Forest Magazine is published in print three times a year in Spring, Summer and Fall by the Office of University Advancement. The digital magazine is published year-round at magazine.wfu.edu and is updated weekly with exclusive stories and photos, a digital version of the latest print issue and posts to The Deacon Blog.

Who receives Wake Forest Magazine?

Wake Forest Magazine is mailed to alumni, current parents, faculty and staff in the United States.

Is there a subscription fee?

The magazine is currently subscription-free to alumni, parents of current students, faculty and staff in the United States. Paid subscriptions are not currently available.

Where can I follow Wake Forest Magazine on social media?

In addition to the magazine website  you can be a part of our storytelling community on Facebook (wakeforestmagazine), Twitter (@wfumagazine), Instagram (wakeforestmagazine), Pinterest (Wake Forest Magazine), Tumblr (Wake Forest Magazine), Steller (search for Wake Forest Magazine on the Steller mobile app), YouTube (Wake Forest Magazine)  and Google+ (Wake Forest Magazine).

How do I submit a Class Note?

We welcome Class Notes from alumni. There are three ways to submit: electronically via email to classnotes@nullwfu.edu, via the website at magazine.wfu.edu/classnotes/submit/, or by standard mail to Class Notes Editor, Wake Forest Magazine, P.O. Box 7205, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7205.

What is the deadline for Class Notes?

It varies with each issue, but generally it occurs about two months before publication.

Do you accept photos with Class Notes?

Our space is limited but we may use photos when space permits. If you choose to submit a high-resolution digital file, it should be individual head shots only of at least 300 pixels per inch.

Who is on the Wake Forest Magazine staff, and what are their responsibilities?

Editor: Maria Henson (’82). Overall editorial direction, content, policy and feature articles.
Managing Editor: Cherin C. Poovey (P ’08). Writer, copy editor, social media.
Senior Editor: Kerry M. King (’85). Writer, copy editor, obituary editor.
Deputy Editor: Abby Pentz. Class Notes editor, online editor.

How do I send a comment to the magazine staff?

We are always happy to hear from readers. Submit letters to the editor, comments or suggestions electronically to magazine@nullwfu.edu or by standard mail to Wake Forest Magazine, P.O. Box 7205, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.

Do Wake Forest students have any role with the alumni magazine?

Yes. Each year the magazine has at least one student intern who reports directly to the editor and writes and edits stories as well as participates in regular production meetings. Students also contribute story and photo ideas to our social media accounts.

My spouse and I are both alumni. Can we get just one copy of the magazine addressed to both of us?

Please do! We encourage households to share one copy. Send an email to alumrec@nullwfu.edu requesting that your names/address be designated to share a single issue. You may also submit your request in writing to Wake Forest Magazine Alumni Records, P.O. Box 7227, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7227. If you prefer to speak directly to someone, call the Office of Alumni Records at 1-800-752-8568.

How do I change my address or remove my name from the mailing list?

If you have changed addresses, or prefer to no longer receive the magazine, please send an email to alumrec@nullwfu.edu requesting that your address be changed or removed from the database. You may also submit your request in writing to Wake Forest Magazine Alumni Records, P.O. Box 7227, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7227. If you prefer to speak directly to someone, call the Office of Alumni Records at 1-800-752-8568.

How do I submit a story idea?

If you have a story idea please send it electronically to magazine@nullwfu.edu, or to Editor, Wake Forest Magazine, P.O. Box 7205, Winston-Salem, NC 27106. If your submission is time-sensitive, please note that our production schedule runs several months in advance of when a print issue is actually mailed.

I’m a freelance writer/photographer who’d like to contribute content to Wake Forest Magazine. What are your guidelines for writers?

Freelance writers/photographers may submit concise queries electronically to magazine@nullwfu.edu, or by standard mail to Editor, Wake Forest Magazine, P.O. Box 7205, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7205.

I’d like to request extra copies of the magazine.

Contact magazine@nullwfu.edu, or call 336-758-5379. We will try to accommodate your request.

How can I get advertising information or place an ad?

At this time Wake Forest Magazine does not accept commercial advertising.

Are back issues of Wake Forest Magazine available?

From time to time we may have back issues available. Contact the magazine office via email at magazine@nullwfu.edu, by phone at 336-758-5379, or by standard mail at P.O. Box 7205, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7205. As a reminder, previous issues are archived online at magazine.wfu.edu/issue-archive/

Is Wake Forest Magazine environmentally friendly?

Yes, we encourage you to share — and to recycle — the magazine. It is printed on FSC-certified paper from environmentally friendly and responsible sources.

How may I use Wake Forest Magazine’s content?

The magazine’s content may not be reprinted without permission. Email in advance: magazine@nullwfu.edu or call 336.758.4613.

When I see (P 08) in magazine content, what does it mean?

It means the person is a parent of a 2008 Wake Forest graduate.

I missed my @WAKE alumni newsletter.

An archive of the emailed monthly newsletters is available here.