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COVID Updates

COVID Updates

  • WSSU to host town hall, conference on the impact and recovery of COVID-19 among NC counties

    March 19, 2024

    Winston-Salem State University’s HBCU Research Consortium Team, in collaboration with the NC Counts Coalition, will host a two-day program on the impact of COVID-19 among counties in North Carolina.
  • Winston-Salem State receives a grant from the Thurgood Marshall Foundation

    October 12, 2022

    Winston-Salem State University has been awarded a $30,000.00 grant from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund led by Dr. Karen T. Williams, Director of the A. H. Ray Student Health Center, to conduct rapid COVID testing of students who present with symptoms of COVID and testing of students who are exposed to COVID.

  • Football & Homecoming Protocol Update

    September 20, 2021

    Winston-Salem State University is excited to welcome supporters back to campus for sports and other community events. To keep all our patrons safe, we will implement additional Covid-19 safety protocols. These protocols will be effective immediately for all WSSU events.
  • WSSU Study Shows Minorities, Disabled Face Even Greater Health Care Barriers During COVID-19 Pandemic

    June 30, 2021

    It is no secret that underserved segments of the population … minorities and the disabled … face serious barriers when it comes to health care in this country.

    A team of Winston-Salem State University faculty members – Dr. Tammara Thomas, Dr. Keisha Rogers, and Dr. Felicia Simpson – recently concluded research that showed those barriers were even more pervasive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Help Protect the Ramily – Get Vaccinated

    April 05, 2021

    All residential and non-residential students are invited to get vaccinated at our Student Vaccination Events on April 7, 10, and 11 in the Anderson Center.
  • Spring Semester Re-Entry Information

    December 28, 2020

    Guided by the lessons from the fall, and based on CDC, state, and local COVID-19 guidance, we have established new protocols for spring re-entry. Please review the details below carefully.
  • FREE Drive-Thru Covid-19 Testing

    November 20, 2020

    The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted Forsyth County. With daily case counts continuing to rise, Winston-Salem State University, in partnership with StarMed, and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools, is sponsoring FREE Covid-19 testing events for the surrounding community.
  • Student COVID-19 Testing Event - FREE

    November 03, 2020

    Starting November 4, WSSU students can get tested at the Anderson Center before heading home for winter break. WSSU, in partnership with StarMed, will host five no-cost testing events on campus. All students are encouraged to participate.
  • COVID-19 Cluster Emergency Notification

    October 30, 2020

    As our community's welfare and safety are our primary concern, Winston-Salem State University is providing this emergency notification to the campus community. Our first confirmed COVID-19 cluster of 6 cases has been identified in the campus community.
  • Campus Tours Acknowledgement Statement

    September 30, 2020

    The safety of our constituents, staff, and guests is our highest priority; thus we are requiring visitors to wear face masks while on our campus, to practice social distancing, and to use hand sanitizer frequently.
  • COVID-19 Communication to WSSU Campus

    September 15, 2020

    A potential COVID-19 exposure has been identified in Brown Residence Hall.
  • COVID-19 Communication sent to Non Second Floor Residents of Brown Hall

    September 15, 2020

    A potential COVID-19 exposure has been identified in Brown Residence Hall.
  • COVID-19 Communication sent to Second Floor Residents of Brown Hall

    September 15, 2020

    A potential COVID-19 exposure has been identified in Brown Residence Hall.
  • Join Us for Weekly COVID-19 Virtual Town Halls

    September 07, 2020

    As we move through the semester, updates for our campus related to testing, reporting of data, contact tracing, quarantine/isolation efforts, and other components of our strategy to navigate COVID-19 are needed on a more frequent basis. As such, we are implementing weekly virtual town hall meetings for students and employees.

  • In the Classroom - Employees

    September 06, 2020

    Where possible, WSSU will adopt a hybrid approach to instruction, leveraging a mixture of online technology and in-person classes.
  • Sanctions for Students Who Violate Campus Community COVID-19 Standards

    September 06, 2020

    Students who fail to comply with community safety regulations will receive sanctions by the Office of Community Standards and Civility.

  • Athletics

    September 06, 2020

    Update on Fall 2020 sports.
  • Restroom Cleaning and Sanitization

    September 06, 2020

    Steps for cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Refunds for Housing and Dining

    September 06, 2020

    The decision has not been finalized whether refunds will be issued for housing and dining
  • Residence Hall Sanitation

    September 06, 2020

    We will be undergoing robust cleaning of the residence halls.
  • Dining Services Safety Measures

    September 06, 2020

    Many adjustments are being made to Kennedy Dining Hall and the food court in DJR.
  • Bookstore Safety Measures

    September 06, 2020

    We are making a number of adjustments to the bookstore.
  • Common Area Safety Measures

    September 06, 2020

    Plan for cleaning and sanitizing.
  • In the Classroom

    September 06, 2020

    A number of physical adjustments have been made to classroom settings.