Sexual Assault Reported

This alert was emailed to students, faculty and staff on Apr. 28 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

Wake Forest University is issuing this timely warning concerning an incident of concern to the campus community.

At approximately 4 a.m. today, Wake Forest University Police responded to a report of a sexual assault of a student. The incident is reported to have occurred in the student’s Taylor Residence Hall room between approximately 2 and 3:15 a.m.

The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating, with assistance by the Wake Forest University Police Department. The alleged offender is known to the victim.

Wake Forest is providing resources to assist the student involved in this incident.

If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation, contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or University Police at 336-758- 5911. You may also share information anonymously through the Silent Witness form

If you have experienced a sexual offense, we encourage you to seek support. If you or a friend has questions or concerns about sexual offenses, you can contact the following resources for confidential information and support:

Safe Office [Confidential]
Helpline 24/7: 336-758-5285, Reynolds Gym, B104-107

Student Health Service [Confidential]
336-758-5218, Lower Level of the Wake Forest Wellbeing Center

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center [Confidential]
Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27157

University Counseling Center [Confidential]
336-758-5273, Reynolda Hall, Room 117

Office of the Chaplain [Confidential]
336-758-5017, Reynolda Hall, Suite 8

If you would like to report a sexual offense, please contact any of the following offices:

University Police

Wake Forest University Title IX Office
336-758-7258, Reynolda Hall, Room 307

To obtain information about sexual offense prevention, contact:

Safe Office [Confidential]
Helpline 24/7: 336-758-5285, Reynolds Gym B104-107

University Police
336-758-5591 (non-emergency)

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)

Other resources:

Winston-Salem Police Department
911 in an emergency

Family Services/Forsyth County
24/7 Sexual Assault helpline: 336-722-4457
24/7 Domestic Violence helpline: 336-723-8125

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center [Confidential]
3333 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

This Timely Notice is sent in compliance with the provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. The University recommends members of the campus community review personal safety and crime prevention tips available on the Wake Ready website.

Wake Forest Communications and External Relations