If you’re staying in Winston-Salem during Thanksgiving Break, this page is for you!
Residence halls remain open during Thanksgiving Break (however they will close for Winter Break). Visit the Office of Residence Life and Housing’s website to review important information including a break checklist. You can reach RL&H at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336.758.5185.
Local Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day (Source: Winston-Salem Journal)
The Wake Forest Wellbeing Center is open to students, faculty, staff and retirees with a valid WFU ID. Accompanied guests (up to two, age 16+) are welcome. Guest passes are $5 per day.
Available Group Exercise Virtual Classes
Thursday-Saturday (Nov. 22-24) in Reynolds Gym Group Fitness Studio B201
Additional available activities: basketball (Reynolds Gym 4th floor gyms & Sutton Center 2nd & 4th floors); soccer (Reynolds Gym 4th floor gyms); video games (Reynolds Gym 2nd floor pool view lounge); ping pong (Sutton Center 2nd floor); climbing wall (Reynolds Gym 2nd floor, massage chairs and TV (Reynolds Gym 2nd floor)
|Tues., Nov. 20||5:30 a.m.-10 p.m.|
|Wed., Nov. 21||5:30 a.m.-6 p.m.|
|Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 22-24||10 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|Sun., Nov. 25||10 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Tues., Nov. 20||5:30 a.m.-9 p.m.|
|Wed., Nov. 21||5:30 a.m.-5 p.m.|
|Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 22-24||11 a.m.-3 p.m.|
|Sun., Nov. 25||10 a.m.-10 p.m.|
|Tues., Nov. 20||Close at 10 p.m.|
|Wed., Nov. 21||8 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Thurs. Nov. 22||Closed|
|Fri., Nov. 23||11 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Sat., Nov. 24||11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (snacks at 1 p.m.)|
|Sun., Nov. 25||Open at 1 p.m. (return to normal schedule)|
ZSR will be open to the community during the posted hours hours, so no ID will be required for access, but students wishing to use the 24 hour study room will need their WFU ID after hours.
The library will be open for students to use on Friday, Nov 23 and Saturday, Nov 24 from 11-4 both days. The Library will open at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov 25. We will have snacks available for students at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 24!
Shuttles will depart from front of the Benson Center and pick up from the same location as drop off. If you miss the last shuttle bus, you will be responsible for making your own way back to campus via taxi/Uber.
|Wed., Nov. 21||OnCall service will be available from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. This van will take students to such places as Sherwood Forest Shopping Center or Downtown Winston-Salem.|
|Thurs., Nov. 22||No service scheduled|
|Fri., Nov. 23||Hanes Mall, Target, Sherwood Shopping Center from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Sat., Nov. 24||Hanes Mall, Target, Sherwood Shopping Center from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Sun., Nov. 25||Regular operating schedule|
The Student Health Service will close on Tuesday, November 201 at 5 p.m. and reopen Monday November 26 at 8:30 am. To assist students with urgent concerns, a registered nurse will be available for telephone consultations while the clinic is closed. For medical questions about a current illness or injury during the Thanksgiving break, call campus dispatch at (336) 758-5591 and let them know you need to speak with the nurse on call for Student Health Service.
University Police at 911 (campus phone) or 336.758.5911 (by cell phone) will assist you in securing appropriate emergency assistance.
While it is closed for business during Thanksgiving Break, the University Counseling Center remains available 24/7 by phone for urgent mental health concerns by calling 336-758-5273. We will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday November 26.
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