Wingate University cancellations

Contact: Kim Williams
Communications Writer

Wingate, N.C. – Based on the progression of today's storm and the mixture of freezing rain and sleet, the University will close at 3 p.m. today. All classes will end at 2:50 p.m. and University Offices will close. The Office of Residence Life and Campus Safety will remain available for students by calling 704.233.8999.

Because of inclement weather, the SAT Exam that was to be administered tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 26) at Wingate University has been canceled. The national makeup date is Saturday, Feb. 16 at Wingate University. If you have questions visit or email Dr. Jay Wilder (WU supervisor for administering the SAT) at

Wingate University

Wingate University, ranked as the 6th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves nearly 2,700 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.

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In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 22 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past six years. For more information, go to