Community Safety Advisory

W-S Police responded to a stabbing incident this morning in Bailey Park near Wake Downtown. No ongoing threat. No one from WFU was involved. wakealert.wfu.edu


WFU Emergency Alert Systems testing will be conducted on Oct. 17 & 19

Tests of Wake Forest Emergency Alert Systems will be conducted on Oct. 17 and 19. System tests will occur on both days between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. The tests are being conducted to ensure that the University’s emergency notification systems operate correctly. If an […]


Beware of fraudulent phone calls to families

Wake Forest University Police has received information regarding a fraud scheme in which individuals claiming to be law enforcement officers or others involved with the criminal justice system are targeting WFU families of student-athletes. The caller tells a parent or family member that their student […]


Community Safety Advisory: Vehicle break-ins

In the past week, University police have received a number of reports of vehicle break-ins. Three were in Deacon Place Apartments (on the corner of Long Dr. and University Pkwy.). Three were in the parking lot at the University’s Indoor Tennis Center (499 Deacon Boulevard). […]


Test of Emergency Alert Systems

This is a TEST of the Wake Alert emergency notification system. This is not an emergency. No action is required. Operating status is normal.


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


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 […]


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Timely Warning: assault investigation

In order to promote safety on the Wake Forest University campus, the University is issuing this Timely Warning Notification concerning a possible threat to the community. The Winston-Salem Police Department and the Wake Forest University Police Department are investigating a student’s report of being assaulted […]


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.


Update to Security Status

The Winston-Salem Police Department, in partnership with Wake Forest University Police, continues to investigate an unsubstantiated threat to campus first reported on Sunday, December 2. Classes continued today without incident and the University will operate as normal tomorrow for students, faculty and staff. Enhanced security […]


Follow Up to Sunday’s Security Message

Sunday evening we sent a message to make you aware about increased security on campus. The increased police presence is due to an unsubstantiated threat made against the campus. We remain in consultation with local law enforcement and believe that campus is safe to conduct […]


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.


Test of Wake Alert

Wake Alert Test: This is only a test. No action is needed at this time. Operating status is normal.


University assessing conditions caused by storm; operations normal

The University’s Crisis Management Team (CMT) and other University officials have stayed alert throughout the day to the storm that passed through the area and continue to monitor the effects on campus and at University facilities, including Wake Downtown and the Charlotte Center. At present, the University is operating normally. The CMT […]


Wake Alert test

This is a test of the Wake Alert Emergency Notification System. This is only a test. No action is required at this time.


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.


Operating status normal

Wake Forest University is operating normally. Please visit Wake Ready for emergency preparedness information. Updates on the on-campus shooting from Jan. 20 can be viewed here. This message will remain in place until the University’s operating status changes.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Test of the notification system

This is a test of the Wake Alert emergency notification system. No action is required by anyone reading this test message.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Power restored; operating status normal

Power has been restored to Wake Forest’s campus this afternoon.  All campus buildings affected by an earlier outage today have power now.  Operations on campus have returned to normal. Please visit Wake Ready for emergency preparedness information. This message will remain in place until the University’s […]


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.


Phone outage update

The University’s telephone service has been restored. Thank you for your patience as Information Systems worked with our vendor to restore this service.


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.


WFU to test messages in buildings

Wake Forest will conduct testing March 10-12 of an upgraded fire alarm system that will bring seven new voice messages to emergency speakers in halls and lobbies in 28 academic, administrative and residential buildings. Anyone in those buildings likely will hear test messages announcing an […]


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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