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 on campus last night, possibly near the Subway on Hearn Plaza.
The incident is reported as occurring between 11:23 p.m. January 17 and 1:50 a.m. January 18.
The University Police Department is requesting information from anyone who might be able to provide more details about the alleged incident. The emergency number for University Police is 336-758-5911; non-emergency is 336-758-5591. A person may provide information anonymously by using the University Police Department’s Silent Witness form.
It is important for all of us to focus on the things that we can all do to keep ourselves and others safe.
· Call 911: If you feel uneasy or unsafe, go to a safe location and call a friend or the police at 911. When your safety is at risk or you need a safe escort on campus, contact University Police, available 24 hours at 336-758-5911.
· Download the Live Safe Mobile app
· Ask a friend who may be in a potentially dangerous situation if they want to leave and then make sure that they get home safely.
The following resources are available to students, faculty and staff for confidential information and support:
Safe Office: [Confidential]
Helpline 24/7: 336-758-5285, Reynolds Gymnasium, B104-107
Student Health Service: [Confidential]
336-758-5218, Lower Level of Reynolds Gymnasium
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center [Confidential]
Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27157
University Counseling Center: [Confidential]
336-758-5273, Reynolda Hall, Room 117
Office of the Chaplain: [Confidential]
336-758-5017, Reynolda Hall, Suite 8
If you would like to report a sexual offense, please contact any of the following offices:
Wake Forest University Title IX Office
336-758-7258, Reynolda Hall, Room 307
To obtain information about sexual offense prevention, contact:
Safe Office: [Confidential]
Helpline 24/7: 336-758-5285, Reynolds Gym B104-107
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
Winston-Salem Police Department
911 in an emergency
Family Services/Forsyth County
24/7 Sexual Assault helpline: 336-722-4457
24/7 Domestic Violence helpline: 336-723-8125
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center [Confidential]
3333 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
This Timely Notice is sent in compliance with the provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.
Wake Forest Communications and External Relations
To contact the Office of Family Engagement, please visit our contact page.
One of the best ways parents/families can help their students is to let them solve their own problems. Use the Stop, Drop, and Roll method when your student contacts you with a problem. The flyer also lists contact information for serious concerns where family intervention might be appropriate.
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