!Alert Carolina! Adverse Conditions: Critical-Condition 3 continuing until 11:59 pm 8/30. Classes cancelled. Non-mandatory operations suspended.

Students, Faculty, and Staff:

UNC-Chapel Hill will continue to operate at Condition 3 until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30. Classes are canceled and non-mandatory operations are suspended for Wednesday.

In Condition 3, University facilities are closed. Employees not designated as mandatory should not report to work and are not required to code leave or make up time. A minimum number of mandatory employees may be directed to remain at or report to work as necessary. Supervisors who are managing critical services may temporarily assign employees as mandatory if required to ensure delivery of critical operations. Managers with questions should contact their HR Officer or assigned Employee and Management Relations Consultant.

The University will return to normal operations at 12 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31. Students are encouraged to contact their faculty if they would like to discuss their individual attendance needs or requests.

More information and details about condition types can be found on the Adverse Weather & Emergency Closing webpage.


UNC-Chapel Hill has resources available for students, faculty and staff. Your mental health and well-being are paramount, and there are resources available to support you now and in the days ahead.

For Students

Counseling and Psychological Services are available to any students who need to speak with a mental health provider. CAPS can be reached via 919-966-3658 or caps@unc.edu.

There is in-person student counseling support in these three locations Today and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

Carolina Union, Room 2420

SASB North, Room 1118

Campus Health

For Employees

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) will have dedicated counselors available for faculty and staff today and Wednesday. Information about times and locations will be sent directly to all employees. EAP support is also available online through GuidanceConnect. Log on to guidanceresources.com with a username and password or register with Web ID: TARHEELS. You may also call 877-314-5841 to make an appointment with a counselor. Support is free and confidential.


Additionally, the University has set up a hotline for students, faculty, staff, parents and the community to address concerns and questions. It can be accessed by calling 919-918-1999.

For updates on alerts, visit alertcarolina.unc.edu.