More Barn Concerts series presents Radney Foster on Feb. 7

This is a guest post from the More Barn Concerts series:

More Barn Concerts proudly presents Radney Foster on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at The Barn at Reynolda Village.  Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8 p.m.

This will be a seated general admission show with limited reserved table seating.  Tickets are $22.00 in advance and $25.00 on the day of the show at the door.  Reserved tables for four are $110.00.

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Temperature in campus buildings to be lowered to save energy during winter break

The following is a guest post from Facilities and Campus Services:

To: Reynolda Campus Faculty and Staff:

In an effort to conserve energy over the winter holiday period, the Facilities & Campus Services Department will be implementing the annual temperature setback program for our academic and administrative buildings starting the night of Friday, December 21, and ending the morning of Tuesday, January 2.

The setback program will maintain building temperatures at no less than 55 degrees (F) during the holiday period.  Beginning at 2 a.m. on January 2, the heating systems will gradually return the buildings to comfortable conditions. We intend for all buildings to be at 70 degrees (F) by the time employees arrive at work. Facilities technicians will arrive early on that date to ensure building heating systems have reactivated as scheduled. A similar program is being conducted in the unoccupied areas of our residence halls.

This program generates significant cost savings through reduced energy consumption, and over the last nine years has avoided over $360,000 in energy costs.

Staff or faculty who intend to visit or work on campus during the holiday period are advised to wear appropriate clothing and consider bringing a light jacket or sweater to work.

For departments that would like an exemption or have received exemptions in the past, please contact Doug Ecklund at and state your exemption needs as soon as possible.

Thank you for supporting this effort to save energy during the holiday period.

Mike Draughn
Director – Maintenance & Utility Services
Facilities & Campus Services

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Work underway to repair water main break on campus today

(Update:  Water service has been restored to Poteat and Huffman residence halls, as well as Wait Chapel.)

Work is underway this morning to repair a water main break near Zick’s in the Hearn Plaza area.  At present, there is no water service to Poteat and Huffman residence halls and Wait Chapel.  The repair is expected to be completed by noon today and water service restored at that time to all affected buildings.

Part of Parking Lot P, on the east side of Wait Chapel, is closed due to repairs crews working in that area.

Updates will be posted on the Wake Alert website at

End-of-year reminders from Human Resources

A guest post on end-of-year reminders from Wake Forest Human Resources

Paid Time Off (PTO) Entry DueDecember 14: Enter all PTO into Workday by Friday, December 14 to ensure 2019 PTO balances will be accurate. Your 2019 PTO balance will be viewable in Workday January 1 for exempt staff and January 12 for non-exempt staff.

Final Pay Date – December 21: December 21 is the final 2018 pay date for Reynolda Campus faculty and staff paid both biweekly and monthly.

Winter Break – December 24-31: University closed. Departments may offer administrative leave for early dismissal December 21 at 3:00 p.m. or two hours before the end of the regularly-scheduled shift.

New Year’s Day – January 1: University closed. 2019 Reynolda Campus holidays may be found on the Human Resources website.

Benefit Elections Effective – January 1: Your 2019 benefit elections will be effective January 1. You may view your 2019 benefit elections via Workday by completing the steps below. Note you cannot view your benefit elections at this time using the Workday mobile app.

  • Click the Benefits worklet
  • In the View section, click Benefit Elections as of Date
  • Select January 1, 2019 for your View as of Date
  • Click OK.

Wellbeing Incentive: The University will offer a 2019 wellbeing incentive for faculty and staff medical plan participants who complete the required steps through Wake Forest Baptist Health.


Chaplain's Emergency Fund
As you consider opportunities to give, the Chaplain’s Emergency Fund supports Wake Forest community members experiencing financial hardship.

Business 40 Traffic Advisory

Business 40 from US-52 to Peters Creek Parkway is closed, effective Nov. 17, 2018, until 2020. 

N.C. DOT details and updates:
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Driving to Reynolda Campus: Directions

Live traffic: Google Maps |
Waze app (Google | Apple)

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