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Administrative Access

You will be given administrative access to edit your site by a member of CER. If you need access to a site, get permission in writing from the owner of the site, then request access from CER using our online form.

Username and Password

The username and password you use are the same as your official Wake Forest username and password (what you use to access WIN, etc.).

Access to the Network

The Wake Forest network can be accessed in several ways:

  • Being on campus and connected by hard-wire to the network,
  • Being on campus and connected wirelessly to the network,
    (User must be on a Faculty/Staff, Student or Admin VLAN; Guest access will not work)
  • Being connected to the network by VPN (Virtual Private Network).

The software for connecting by VPN is part of the standard load on Wake Forest ThinkPads. Instructions for using it are available on the Information Systems site. If you need additional help, contact Information Systems at

Site URL and Login Link

The address of the administration area is simple: Take the URL of your site (such as or and add /wp-admin/ to the end. So the format would be:

This link will bring you to the WordPress login screen.

Enter your username and password and hit Log In. You will arrive at the Dashboard.