Network upgrades will happen in some campus buildings on June 21

On Tuesday June 21, between 5 p.m. and midnight, Information Systems will perform routine maintenance in some campus buildings. During this time, it may not be possible to access the wired and wireless networks, the phone system and printing capabilities for a very short period of time.

The following buildings may be impacted during the maintenance window:

  • Calloway Hall
  • Kirby Hall
  • Greene Hall
  • Carswell Hall
  • Miller Center
  • Shah Basketball Complex
  • McCreary Field House
  • Winston Hall
  • Salem Hall
  • Reynolda House Museum
  • Reynolda Village locations
  • West Chiller Plant
  • Huffman Residence Hall
  • Kitchin Residence Hall
  • Poteat Residence Hall
  • Magnolia Residence Hall
  • Dogwood Residence Hall
  • Farrell Hall
  • North Dining Hall
  • WakerSpace

This significant effort is part of a long-term plan to ensure that Wake Forest’s infrastructure is fully updated and supported by the manufacturer and that the University keeps pace with the rapid evolution of technology.

If you have questions, contact the Information Systems Service Desk at help@nullwfu.edu or 336-758-4357 (HELP).

Wake Forest Road closure extended

The closure of the intersection at Scales and Lower Davis Field will be extended by three days, through Wednesday, June 22, in order to fully complete the work in this area. Weather permitting, the intersection will open back up to two-lane traffic by Thursday, June 23.

The current extension will allow the campus to avoid an additional closure at a later date and eliminates two weeks of single-lane traffic through the intersection.

2023 Medical Plan Third-Party Administrator Announcement

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing today to announce that Aetna has been selected as the third-party administrator of the University’s medical plan. After completing an extensive evaluation of competing proposals, Aetna emerged as the third-party administrator that best met both the primary criteria – minimizing member disruption, offering a variety of network options, and minimizing financial impact – as well as Workday integration capabilities, comprehensive member services, strong implementation processes, and responsive customer support. Read More »

Updates to faculty services: Advising resources, course management and grading

campus buildingMany of the academic services accessed through Virtual Campus, such as advising searches, course management resources, and entering midterm and final grades, are being replaced with new services in Banner 9. This update results from our current Student Information System’s vendor (Ellucian) no longer supporting Banner 8 after this calendar year.

When you log into WIN.wfu.edu and navigate to Virtual Campus, you will notice some changes to help with this transition. We have created a Banner 9 Landing Page to act in place of VirtualCampus, containing links to the new advising, course management, grading and related training resources.

Contact registrar@nullwfu.edu if you have any questions.

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African American Studies director Corey D. B. Walker explains Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a community celebration that includes a variety of programs and festivities including African American cultural fairs and exhibitions, artistic performances, historical reenactments, lectures and public conversations, parades, community feasts and religious services.

In this Q&A, Corey D. B. Walker, Wake Forest Professor of the Humanities and director of the Program in African American Studies discusses the history of Juneteenth and the importance of marking the holiday.

The story also includes recommended resources for learning more about the holiday.

The University will be closed in celebration of Juneteenth on Monday, June 20.

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