Residence halls will be open at reduced capacity as we seek to reduce density. Wake Forest expects to have 65% of its residence hall rooms set as singles and 35% as doubles.
Key Action Items
- Read the Student Social Compact, a document written by students, for students, outlining how our community will approach the fall.
- Complete the COVID-19 Education and Training Module, an introductory session into life at Wake Forest.
- Read and acknowledge the COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors and Student Expectations that help remind our community of the regular practices we need to adopt.
- Read and sign the Public Health Emergency Addendum to the Undergraduate Conduct Code, intended to increase education, safety and accountability.
Residence Life & Housing
For full details about the fall 2020 housing plan, please see the Residence Life & Housing website.
Frequently Asked QUestions
- Residence halls will be open at reduced capacity as we seek to reduce density in accordance with public health guidelines.
- Wake Forest has secured additional spaces in apartment complexes near campus and on existing shuttle routes, which will function as University-sponsored housing.
- The main dining halls will be open and operating under social distancing requirements, which will reduce the number of people able to dine at peak times. We will also offer a revised and flexible set of dining options, including enhanced takeaway service and delivery offerings. All food court and retail venues, and some new ones, will be operating on normal schedules with social distancing requirements in place.
- Public health guidelines constrain the size, duration and location of programming. More than 240 student organizations, club activities and programming will need to re-envision social gatherings and activities in which social distancing is not possible.
- We expect to offer intramural sports activities that are low health risk, and we will pursue creative new options for friendly competitions and increase the number and variety of outdoor activities.
- Offices that support student success — like the Office of Student Engagement, Office of Personal and Career Development and Office of Diversity and Inclusion — will continue to serve students through both in-person and remote capabilities.
Living at Wake Forest in Fall 2020
Dr. Matt Clifford, assistant vice president for Campus Life and dean of Residence Life and Housing, outlines what students can expect while living on campus this fall.
Keys to a Successful Fall 2020
Andrew Logan (’21), Wake Forest University student trustee, shares his perspective from working with administrators on preparations to return, student responsibility and what he is looking forward to this fall.
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