Our Way Forward

Our Way Forward is designed to serve our Wake Forest community by providing timely information and answers to the most frequently asked questions about living at Wake Forest during the pandemic.

Here you will find our current operating status and dashboard information, which shares how our community is contending with COVID-19. The site also has FAQs on key topics, University policies and a log of COVID-related communications.

If you don’t find what you are looking for, please make a recommendation or ask your questions here.

Thank you for all you are doing to help keep our community healthy.

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Wake Forest continues to experience positive cases of COVID-19. Impacted individuals are isolating and quarantining. Continue following public health guidelines.

See full COVID-19 Dashboard

Get your questions answered

Mental Health & Wellbeing: If you (or anyone you care about) are struggling with the effects of the pandemic, please know that you are not alone. Help is here, and it’s here for you.


Quarantine & Isolation: While we hope you don’t have to spend time in quarantine or isolation, information is available to help you understand the experience and what resources are available.


Vaccinations: Learn more about the vaccine, where you can get it and how to let Wake Forest know you’ve received it here »

Expectations for Fall 2021

On March 31, President Nathan Hatch, Provost Rogan Kersh and Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue shared a message with expectations for Fall 2021, including the assumption that improving public health conditions will enable a full offering of in-person classes.

On May 26, Wake Forest shared its policy requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students.

Read the full March 31 message »
Read the full May 26 message »