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Operating status normal

posted Oct 6, 2016, 6:55 AM by Mark Anderson

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 change

Test of the notification system

posted Oct 6, 2016, 6:04 AM by Mark Anderson

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

Operating status normal

posted Feb 16, 2016, 4:32 AM by Mark Anderson

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.

Reynolda Campus closed on Monday, Feb. 15

posted Feb 14, 2016, 5:46 PM by Mark Anderson   [ updated Feb 15, 2016, 5:37 AM ]

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will be closed on Monday, February 15.  Classes will not meet on campus. Offices will be closed.

Travel on and off campus Monday is expected to be hazardous, so all are encouraged to be cautious outside.

For those planning to attend events on campus Monday, check with the host or sponsoring organization. To obtain information on campus dining, visit wakeforest.campusdish.com. Recreation facilities, Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Benson University Center will be open Monday.

Student Health will see patients on a limited, urgent care basis. All appointments will be rescheduled. Please call 336.758.5218 or visit shs.wfu.edu for more information.

University shuttles will not operate Monday.

Please continue to check the Wake Alert website for any other announcements that may be made.

Operating status normal

posted Feb 1, 2016, 7:20 AM by Mark Anderson

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.

Reynolda Campus opening at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 25

posted Jan 24, 2016, 1:39 PM by Mark Anderson

The Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will open at 10 a.m. Monday, January 25. Classes will not meet on campus until 10 a.m. Offices will open at 10 a.m.

The University’s Black and Gold shuttle line will begin at 8:50 a.m.  The University’s Gray shuttle line will begin at 8:58 a.m.

Local conditions will vary in the region, so please use your best judgment regarding your own safety. 

Please see the Wake Alert website for any other announcements that may be made.

Reynolda Campus closed on Friday, Jan. 22

posted Jan 21, 2016, 1:40 PM by Mark Anderson

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will be closed on Friday, Jan. 22.  Classes will not meet on campus. Offices will be closed.

Travel on and off campus Friday is expected to be hazardous, so all are encouraged to be cautious outside.

For those planning to attend events on campus Friday, check with the host or sponsoring organization. To obtain information on campus dining, visit wakeforest.campusdish.com. Recreation facilities, Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Benson University Center will be open Friday.

University shuttles will cease operation after 10 p.m. tonight, and they will not operate throughout the weekend. 

Please continue to check Wake Alert for any other announcements that may be made.

Operating status normal

posted May 20, 2015, 9:09 AM by Mark Anderson

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.

Police investigate sexual assault

posted May 6, 2015, 6:32 AM by Mark Anderson

The University Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that took place between 6 a.m. and 6:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 6.  The incident occurred at Kitchin Residence Hall near lot N.

Wake Forest University is providing resources to assist the individual involved in this incident and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus.

The student described the assailant as a male with dark skin between 30 and 40 years of age, approximately 6 feet tall, of average build, wearing dark jeans, dark blue or black zip-up hoodie, blue and gray running type shoes with dirty white laces, a dark blue or black knit hat.

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to call 336-758-5911 or 758-5591.  Or, they may use University Police’s online Silent Witness system to report information anonymously.

University Police have increased security patrols in that area.

Operating status normal

posted Feb 27, 2015, 8:31 AM by Mark Anderson

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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