Site Content


Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest to be Closed Thursday Feb. 13

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will be closed for classes and offices on Thursday, February 13.

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

Wake Forest Communications and External Relations

Adjustment to Dining Services Due to Weather

Winter Weather Advisory:

Due to the increasingly hazardous weather conditions and to preserve employee safety, the Fresh Food Co., also known as “the Pit”, and the Hilltop Market will operate with abbreviated hours. All other locations are subject to temporary closing. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your considerations.


WEDNESDAY: 02.12.14

The Fresh Food Co. & The Hilltop Market

Close At 8pm


THURSDAY: 02.13.14

The Fresh Food Co.: Open 9am – 8pm

The Hilltop Market: Open 11am – 8pm


FRIDAY: 02.14.14

The Fresh Food Co.: Open 9am – 8pm

The Hilltop Market: Open 11am – 8pm

Campus closing early on Wednesday

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest will close today, Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m.

Classes that begin at 1 p.m. or later are cancelled. Classes that are in session before 1 p.m. may continue at the instructor’s discretion.

For those planning to attend afternoon and evening events, check with the host or sponsoring organization.  Recreation facilities will remain open.

The last departure for the Gold and Black shuttle line will be at 3:20 p.m.

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

Winston-Salem Water Supply Not Impacted by Coal Ash Spill

News media continue to report on a leaking stormwater pipe that dumped tons of coal ash and wastewater into the Dan River in Eden, near the North Carolina-Virginia state line.

The City of Winston-Salem has confirmed to Residence Life & Housing officials that the city’s water supply, which services Wake Forest University, comes from the Yadkin River and is not impacted by the spill.

From Inside WFU

Senior Portraits and Ordering Yearbooks

The Benson Center reports that senior portraits will be taken March 17 – 21, 2014.  This will be the last opportunity for seniors to have their picture taken for the yearbook.

Appointments can be made online at; the school code for Wake Forest University is 87110.

The site is open now so students can begin scheduling their senior portraits now.

To order 2014 yearbooks,  visit The order # for Wake Forest is 13941.  Yearbooks cost $90 and the deadline to order is May 12, 2014.

How WFU Announces Weather-Related Closings or Delays

In the event of severe weather that prompts a delay or closing, Wake Forest will use several methods to alert students, faculty and staff to schedule changes.

On occasion, because of snowy or icy weather conditions, Wake Forest officials have announced a decision to close the campus for the day or delay the start of classes and the opening of offices. In such cases, the University will use the following communication channels:

  • The Wake Alert website at
  • A headline across the top of the University home page at It will link to the Wake Alert website.
  • An email message to faculty, staff and students.
  • A voice mail message to faculty and staff.
  • A message on the University’s weather/emergency phone line (336-758-5935).
  • Announcements on radio stations WFDD (88.5 FM) and WSJS (600 AM).
  • Announcements on TV stations WXII, WGHP, WFMY and News 14 Carolina.

Special 10% Promotion When You Purchase $50 or more in Food Dollars

Wake Forest Dining/ARAMARK wanted to make parents and families aware of a special opportunity that begins today (Monday, February 10).

For any of our students who have purchased meal plans,  there is a promotion giving 10% extra on at least $50 food dollars added through our website,, and at our main office at Reynolda Hall Room 12 (operating hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm).

So if your student needs additional food dollars, please have him or her visit the website or the main office to receive an additional 10% extra above their purchase of $50 or more.

This is a limited time opportunity and will end on February 28th.

Major/Minor Declaration

The period for eligible students (typically sophomores) to declare their major (and minor if applicable) is February 10-14.  The Office of the Registrar has a web site with information on how students declare their major.   Students who are ready to declare a major or minor should consult this web site for details.

Fall Family Weekend 2014 Date Announced

The date for fall Family Weekend 2014 has been set.  Family Weekend will be held Friday, October 24 through Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Family Weekend is planned and executed by Student Union, the major programming organization at Wake Forest.  The schedule for the weekend and registration for events is typically released in mid-July.  When more information is available, it will be posted on the Parents’ Page as well as the Student Union website.

Study Abroad Housing Information

Residence Life and Housing has published a flyer about the room selection process for students who are considering going abroad for the 2014-15 academic year.  Please see the following Study Abroad Flyer for Housing.