Communications

From the Wellness Center regarding COVID testing | November 17, 2020

WPU Students, Thank you for continuing to diligently follow the Community Health Standards and doing your part to help keep our campus community healthy. As you prepare to depart campus for the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to make you aware that WPU is offering free...

From the Office of the President | November 12, 2020

University Community, It is nearly Thanksgiving, and I am filled with gratitude - you have worked incredibly hard during a very challenging season - and I believe we have had a productive semester because of your efforts. I appreciate how everyone worked diligently...

From the Office of Communications | November 6, 2020

Pacers: In compliance with the Timely Notice provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, WPU is giving notice that in the last 24 hours a number of individuals tested positive for COVID-19...

From the Office of Communications | October 24, 2020

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Yesterday, we identified a cluster of COVID cases at Village Green. A “cluster” is defined by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as five or more cases within 14 days that...

From the Office of the President | October 19, 2020

Dear Students: As noted last week, North Carolina is experiencing an increased number of COVID-19 cases, and hospitalizations are up as well. Clearly, our campus will be affected by this trend. We have just received a few more positive test results among our campus...

From the Office of the President | October 8, 2020

Students: I hope you all enjoyed Pacer Day - it was great to see so many of you out and about on campus! The Planning Team has been hard at work, considering several different options for the Spring 2021 semester calendar. The health and safety of our faculty, staff...

From the Office of the President | September 17, 2020

William Peace University Community, We have just concluded our fourth week of the semester, and it has been wonderful to have our community back together on campus. I am thankful to see so much commitment to our health and safety protocols and ask that we remain...

From Offices of Academic Affairs + Student Life | August 31, 2020

Greetings Pacers! The 2020-21 Academic Catalog, Student Handbook, and Community Code of Conduct are available online for your review: Community Code of Conduct: https://issuu.com/wpeaceu/docs/2020-2021_william_peace_university_community_code_ Student Handbook:...

From Office of Student Life | August 21, 2020

Greetings Pacers: We are thrilled to have you back on campus.  We all knew coming into this semester that it would be a very different experience.  I believe it can be one of our best, if we all work together to remain safe.  We are proud of you for consistently...

From Office of Academic Affairs | July 23, 2020

Dear Students, We are eager to welcome you back to campus, despite these challenging times.  Thank you for your patience. I know you have many questions, and today I write to share information about fall semester classes. Most importantly, I’m pleased to tell you that...

From Office of the President | July 14, 2020

Greetings Pacers! With many things to consider as we prepare to return to campus in August, we are using a three-pronged approach that will address: health and safety, facilities, and; maintaining academic excellence. We look forward to your return to campus and being...

From Office of the President | June 18, 2020

As senior leadership and the Fall Planning team continue preparing for your return to campus in August, we look forward to being in community with each other again. In case you missed it, you can view the previously announced dates for fall semester at a high level by...

From Office of the President | June 3, 2020

William Peace University’s (WPU) senior leadership and Fall Planning teams have been meeting regularly to prepare to return to campus in August. In order to create an on-campus, in-person experience with additional health and safety measures that protect students,...

From Office of the President | May 22, 2020

Many things make William Peace University (WPU) a special institution, particularly our commitment to immersive learning experiences for our students. As a University that deeply values in-person instruction, we plan to welcome students, faculty and staff back on...

From Office of Financial Aid | May 13, 2020

WPU Students, The entire William Peace University community understands that issues related to COVID-19 have caused hardships on many of you and your families. We want you to know that we are here to help and work with you so that you can achieve your goals here at...

From Office of the President | April 14, 2020

WPU Community, I am proud of what our Pacer community has accomplished this semester at William Peace University. We have faced unprecedented challenges and yet we have persevered. We have come together, we have extended grace and understanding, we have had some fun...

From Office of Academic Affairs | April 6, 2020

Dear Students, I want to thank you for the extraordinary efforts being made to finish this semester and your courses in the best way possible. This disruption is not easy, and we appreciate your hard work during this extremely challenging time. Many of you have voiced...

From Office of Communications | March 27, 2020

Dear Campus Community, William Peace University was notified Thursday, March 26, that a member of our campus community may be infected with COVID-19. The individual was exposed to a person outside the campus community who is believed to be infected. Our community...

From Office of Residence Life + Housing | March 26, 2020

Dear Pacers and Families, We are writing to provide an update on our decision regarding room and board refunds. We know these are extraordinary times for everyone, and we thank you for your patience as we work hard to help our students as you all face a variety of...

From Office of Academic Affairs | March 19, 2020

Dear Students, As this situation continues to evolve, we’re writing to you to help you achieve academic success. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff remains our top priority. We are working diligently to allow you to continue your education and complete...

From Office of the President | March 18, 2020

William Peace University Students, 15 E. Peace Street is absolutely not the same right now. We are living through challenging times, yet my confidence in each of you has never been higher. You are ready for this – to tackle the remainder of the semester in new and...

From Residence Life | March 13, 2020

Dear Pacers, Thank you for the many good questions and comments we have received over the last 12 hours regarding housing options for the rest of the semester.  Please read this email in its entirety for clarification of the next steps. We have extended the deadline...

From Health Services | March 10, 2020

Dear Pacers, William Peace University leadership is closely monitoring information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College Health Association, the North Carolina State Health Department, and Wake County Health and Human Services...

From Student Life | March 5, 2020

Dear WPU Community, Dr. Hardin-Lee, University Physician, and other university officials continue to stay current on coronavirus updates and are working closely with Wake County Health Department as there has been at least one confirmed case of coronavirus in Wake...

From Health Services | Feb. 26, 2020

Dear WPU Community, Dr. Hardin-Lee and other university officials continue to stay current on coronavirus updates.  Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerted Americans to begin to prepare for the spread of the coronavirus in the United...

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