• 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

  • !Alert Carolina! Emergency – Update: Remain sheltered in place. This is an ongoing situation. Suspect at large.

  • Emergency: Police report an Armed and Dangerous Person On or Near Campus

  • Alert Carolina Crime Alert: Report of Rape

  • Emergency: System Test

  • Emergency: System Test

  • Alert Carolina Crime Alert: Reports of Peeping in Phillips Hall

  • Alert Carolina Crime Alert: Report of Assault

  • Alert Carolina Crime Alert: Report of Shooting off Campus

  • Alert Carolina Crime Alert

  • Emergency: System Test