Muslim Life

Muslim Students Association with Deacon

Associate Chaplain for Muslim Life

Naijla Faizi, a 2014 graduate from Wake Forest with a B.A. in Religious Studies. She can be reached by email at and by phone at 336-758-2936. Her office is located in Benson 319.


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.

Religious holidays: Eid ul-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 Jum’ah, Friday Prayer Service

Join us 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm each week for Jum’ah, Friday prayer service, in the Muslim Students Association lounge located in the Basement of Collins Residence Hall (A002).  Alum, Muhammad Siddiqui will be delivering the sermons and prayer each week.

Monthly Halaqa, Discussion Circles

Once a  month a Halaqa or discussion circle will take place in the MSA lounge.  The topics will cover a variety of questions and topics in Islam. Suggestions are welcome.  Halal dinner prior to the Halaqa will be served for Muslim students and participants. Please check back for day and time updates.

Weekly Judaism & Islam 101

From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Thursday each week covering topics within Islam and Judaism 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 Director of Muslim Life, Naijla Faizi will lead these sessions.

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Educational Events

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.

Email  Naijla Faizi to subscribe to the Muslim Life Newsletter.

Student Organization

Muslim Students Association – contact Mariama Jallow

Alumni Organization

Muslim Alumni Association – contact Mustafa Abdullah

Chaplain’s Office

Call 336.758.5210


Meet our chaplains

Campus Ministry Office

Meet our campus ministers

Call 336.758.5248

For Emergency Assistance
Contact Shlomit “Shula” Cooper

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