Important Updates (as of 3/30/20)
- On March 30, President Hatch announced the following:
- Courses will be delivered remotely for the remainder of the semester, and final exams will be delivered virtually.
- Undergraduate students will receive a prorated refund for meal plans and on-campus housing and will receive information about their refunds on or before April 17.
- On or before April 30, plans will be shared regarding retrieval of personal belongings, as well as options for storage of such belongings.
- Commencement will become both a virtual conferring of degrees on May 18 and an in-person ceremony when it is safe to gather in large numbers.
The full message can be read here.
- The University has made the difficult decision to cancel all WFU-sponsored study abroad programs for Summer 2020. Please read WFU Summer 2020 Study Abroad Program Cancellations for more information.
- Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines announced a “stay at home” order that went into place starting March 27. Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered North Carolina residents statewide to stay at home starting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 30. The order will last 30 days and end on April 29. Impact on campus operations »
- As of March 27, all employees who are not designated to provide essential services should remain at home, even if their work cannot be performed remotely. All employees who are not designated to perform essential services, and whose work can be performed remotely, should work from home. Read more in this message on the “stay at home” order and its Impact on campus operations »
- A student who has a presumed positive case of COVID-19 should report it to the Student Health Service. A faculty or staff member who has a presumed positive case of COVID-19 should report it to Melissa Clodfelter, Assistant Vice President of Campus Engagement & Professional Development.
- Public Health officials confirmed on March 24 that a Wake Forest student who is currently in isolation in an on-campus residence hall has tested positive for COVID-19. Details »
- Public Health officials have confirmed that a Wake Forest student, who is currently in isolation at home and not residing on campus, has tested positive for COVID-19. Details »
Frequently Asked Questions
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- Call Center: 336-758-7500 — operating with limited staff from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays (all times Eastern).
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- The University Counseling Center remains open. Crisis assistance for urgent mental health needs is available anytime, from anywhere, by calling us at 336.758.5273. Additional information is posted here.
- CDC: Manage Anxiety & Stress
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- World Health Organization (WHO)
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