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.


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, Wake Forest 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. Read the message »

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

On June 21, Wake Forest announced updates to COVID-19 protocols, including lifting social-distancing requirements and gathering-size limitations, as well as clarifying mask usage. Read the message »

On July 14, Wake Forest announced that on Aug. 1, the University will begin the process of removing students who have failed to provide the required documentation for COVID-19 vaccination from enrolled courses and assigned housing. Read the message »