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WSSU closely monitoring Hurricane Florence

Winston-Salem State University’s Emergency Management is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence. According to the latest forecasts, Florence is gaining strength and may impact the Piedmont Triad as early as Wednesday evening. While the exact track of the storm remains uncertain, there is a possibility of heavy rains, flooding and tropical storm force winds.

At this time, WSSU is open for regular hours and operations.

Athletics Events

  • The volleyball game at Fayetteville State, originally scheduled for Sept. 13, has been rescheduled to Oct. 11.
  • WSSU will not attend this weekend’s cross country meet at Lenoir-Rhyne University. 
  • All events for the 21st Down East Football Viking Classic, scheduled for Sept. 12-15, have been canceled. The game may be rescheduled at a later time in Elizabeth City. Tickets purchased for the game can be returned where purchased for a refund.


Other University Events

Information about any activity cancelations will be available on the university’s website ( 

What you can do to prepare:

WSSU will continue to monitor the weather pattern. Any changes to university operations will be communicated via RamALERT. 

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