On April 20, Wake Forest announced that it intends to require proof of vaccination for all students enrolled in the Fall 2021 semester.
On Sept. 15, Wake Forest announced that it will join other higher education institutions and businesses in requiring all employees to receive an FDA-approved or -authorized COVID-19 vaccine. Wake Forest will also require the influenza vaccine once again. Faculty and staff who have not already submitted COVID-19 vaccine documentation will be required to get vaccinated and submit proof of their first dose by Oct. 1. Documentation of an influenza vaccine will be required by Dec. 15.
In addition, all positions posted on or after Monday, Sept. 13, will include a statement indicating employment is dependent on proof of an FDA-authorized or -approved COVID-19 vaccination. Human Resources will add this requirement to the position descriptions and offer letters for these positions. Hiring managers should discuss this requirement with Human Resources.
Unvaccinated faculty, staff and students will be expected to meet protocols set by the University. See below for more information.