Muslim Life

Student Organization

Muslim Student Association – contact Dalia Namak


Programming for Muslim Life at Wake Forest University provides structured opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members Muslim and non-Muslim to engage with Islam. The Muslim Life Program Coordinator is Naijla Faizi, a 2014 graduate from Wake Forest with a B.A. in Religious Studies.

Religious holidays: Eid al-Adha & Eid ul-Fitr

When religious holidays fall during the school year an on-campus prayer service will be arranged. Eid celebrations are also organized alongside the Muslim Students Association for Muslim students.

Weekly Jummah, Friday Prayer Service

Each week from 1:30 to 2:00pm Jummah, Friday prayer service, will be held in the Muslim Students Association lounge located in the Basement of Collins Residence Hall (A002).

Monthly Halaqa, Study Circles

Each month a Halaqa or study circle will take place in the MSA lounge from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. The topics will cover a variety of questions about Islam. Suggestions are welcome. Small refreshments will be provided.

Weekly Judaism & Islam 101

From 12:00pm to 1:00pm each week in the Reynolda Hall Heritage Room topics within Islam and Judaism will be covered to help educate faculty, staff, students, and community members about the similarities and differences of the two faiths. The Director of Jewish Life, Gail Bretan and the Muslim Life Program Coordinator, Naijla Faizi will lead these sessions.

Please register at:


There will be events over the course of the school year engaging topics within Islam. These events range from movie screenings, to panel discussions, guest speakers, etc. Please check back for updated events.