• INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: Chapel Hill Police Investigate Peeping Incidents

    The Town of Chapel Hill Police Department is investigating multiple peeping incidents occurring during the early morning of Friday, May 4, in areas adjacent to the UNC campus. The victims, UNC students residing in private residences on McCauley Street and, shortly thereafter, on Howell Street, described the suspect as a white male in his early…

  • University Revises Emergency Notifications for Tornados, Informational Messages

    Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: The University has made some important changes to the process we follow in alerting the campus community about a tornado warning and in expanding the criteria for sending informational messages about crime and safety-related activities on or near campus. The changes continue the University’s response to the confusion and uncertainty…

  • INFORMATIONAL NOTIFICATION – Chapel Hill Police seek information in overnight shooting

    The Chapel Hill Police Department issued the following news release earlier today: The Chapel Hill Police Department is currently seeking information following a shooting incident which occurred on East Rosemary Street, near Municipal Parking Lot #2, at approximately 2:35 a.m. this morning. Police responded to reports that two groups of black males exchanged gunfire and…

  • Reminder: University Will Test Sirens Tuesday

    Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: You may hear the University’s emergency sirens on Tuesday, February 28, between noon and 1 p.m. during a TEST that is part of Alert Carolina, our ongoing safety awareness campaign. No action is required. The sirens sound only for a major emergency or an immediate safety or health threat, such…

  • Alert Carolina Siren Test – Tuesday, February 28

    Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: The University will TEST the emergency sirens and text messages on Tuesday, February 28th, between noon and 1 p. m. We test the sirens each semester to make sure the equipment works. That equipment now includes the University’s sixth siren, which has been installed near the William and Ida Friday…

  • INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA:  Chapel Hill Police Seek Information on Reported Rape

    The Chapel Hill Police Department announced today that it is currently seeking any additional information about a reported rape that occurred around 2:15 a.m. last Thursday, February 9,  near the alley behind Cosmic Cantina at 128 E. Franklin Street. While honoring the victim’s request to not pursue an investigation, police are asking anyone with new information…

  • INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA:  Classroom Poster Details What You Should Do in an Emergency

    Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: As part of the ongoing efforts to keep Carolina as safe as possible, the University has produced a new poster to better communicate what you must do when the sirens sound for a significant emergency or immediate threat to health and safety. The University is requiring academic units to place…



Recent Notifications

  • Adverse Conditions – Critical: UNC in Condition 2 on April 30

  • Emergency: System Test

  • !AlertCarolina! Adverse Conditions: Critical- University will move to Condition 1 at 4 pm today. Weather info at

  • !Alert Carolina! Crime Alert: UNC Police is investigating a report of 11 motor vehicle break-ins this morning.

  • Crime Alert: UNC Police is investigating reports of 15 motor vehicle break-ins since yesterday.

  • !Alert Carolina! Crime Alert: Urgent – UNC Police investigating report of groping/sexual assault at McClinton Residence Hall

  • !Alert Carolina! Crime Alert – UNC Police investigating thefts of electric scooters from multiple locations.

  • !AlertCarolina! Adverse Conditions-Critical: University operating at Condition 3 until 5pm & Cond. 2 until 11:59 pm. See for more info.

  • Emergency: UNC issues All Clear

  • !Alert Carolina! Emergency-Update: Reports of an armed & dangerous person on/near campus. Continue to shelter in place and check for info