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Indoor emergency alert testing to be held Tuesday, June 14

The University will be conducting indoor emergency alert testing on Tuesday, June 14, from about 9 to 10 a.m. at the Sports Performance Center, Shah Basketball Complex, Miller Center & McCreary Field House.  During the testing, the emergency alarm system will test alerts for: Shelter in Place, Tornado Alert, General Weather Alert, Evacuate Building, Active Shooter, Armed Intruder and […]


Classes resume in person on Monday, Feb. 7; Planning for make-up days underway

The Reynolda campus, Wake Downtown and Brookstown will return to in-person classes and normal operations on Monday, Feb. 7. Each school is working through plans for making up vital instructional time, in consultation with their accrediting bodies. The academic leadership has affirmed that no school will reduce planned spring break days to make up for […]


Community Safety Advisory: Shooting on University Parkway

Wake Forest is aware of the following incident in our surrounding community on Monday, Nov. 1. Winston-Salem Police responded to a report made at 9:23 p.m. of a shooting in the 3100 block of University Parkway. A white SUV fired shots into a vehicle stopped at a stoplight, injuring a woman. No arrests have been […]


Operating Status Normal

Wake Forest University is operating normally. Please visit Wake Ready for emergency preparedness information. This message will remain in place until the University’s operating status changes.


University Operating Level: Orange — Modified Campus Operations

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 and/or other public health indicators are unstable. Impacted individuals are isolating. Continue social distancing, wearing masks, and washing hands. Consult healthcare providers, state and local health authorities, and CDC guidelines for information. See details about the operating status system and a dashboard of positive cases »


University Operating Level: Orange — Modified Campus Operations

Confirmed on-campus COVID-19 cases have increased. Impacted individuals are isolating. Continue social distancing, wearing masks, and washing hands. Consult healthcare providers, state and local health authorities, and CDC guidelines for information. See details about the operating status system and a dashboard of positive cases »


University Operating Level: Yellow — New Normal Campus Operations

COVID-19 cases are manageable and transmission is controlled. Check health and temperature daily, wear face coverings and practice physical distancing. Comply with limitations for gathering sizes and social interactions. See details about the operating status system and a dashboard of positive cases »


Tornado watch over; operating status normal

The tornado watch for Winston Salem/Forsyth County for today, Feb. 6, has expired. Wake Forest University is operating normally. Please visit Wake Ready for emergency preparedness information. This message will remain in place until the University’s operating status changes.


First On-Campus COVID-19 Case Confirmed at Wake Forest

Dear Wake Forest Community, Public Health officials have confirmed late this afternoon that a Wake Forest student who is currently in isolation in an on-campus residence hall has tested positive for COVID-19. In compliance with the requirements of the Clery Act, the University is sending this Emergency Notification to the campus community. After returning from […]


Coronavirus (COVID-19) information available on WFU website

Wake Forest has an incident management team that is actively monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. To find out the latest information regarding coronavirus and Wake Forest, please visit ourwayforward.wfu.edu.


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