Preparing for weather closings and delays

Snow on campusWhen winter weather strikes this year, students, faculty and staff will be notified of closings and delays through numerous methods.

When a winter storm is moving into the area, campus police and facilities staff monitor weather reports, check road conditions on and off-campus, and consult with city police. Decisions to close the Reynolda Campus or to delay the opening of campus are usually announced by 6 a.m.

Closings or delays are communicated through the following methods:

  • Wake Forest website
  • Inside WFU website
  • E-mail to students, faculty and staff
  • Voice mail to faculty and staff
  • Weather Line, 758-5935
  • 88.5 WFDD
  • WSJS, 600 AM
  • WXII Channel 12
  • WGHP Fox 8
  • WFMY News 2
  • News 14 Carolina

For more detailed information, including event cancellations, students, faculty and staff should visit the Wake Forest homepage and Inside WFU. In the event of a delay, please continue to check the website and e-mail in case conditions change and the University closes.

Faculty or staff needing to cancel events should contact Kerry M. King (’85) at and Mark Anderson at

Categories: University Announcement

Tags: Closings

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