Emergency and Safety Information

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UNCW Alert Emergency Communication System

Each of the university's nearly 20 different UNCW Alert tools will be deployed as warranted by each unique emergency situation. Up-to-date information will be added to the best sources as the situations warrants. Below is a sample of some of the ways the university may communicate in an emergency.

How You Can Get the Message

Students, Faculty and Staff

  • Mass email message to UNCW email address
  • Mass text message to personal cell phone (must opt in via SeaPort)
  • Mass voice message to personal cell phone (must opt in via SeaPort)
  • Cable interruption message on all campus channels
  • Campus Channel 77 message

Campus, Parents and Community

  • Five outdoor warning sirens (mechanical tone only)
  • UNCW Alert Google website at www.uncw.edu/alert
  • Emergency Information Hotline at 910.962.3991 or toll free at 888.657.5751
  • Facebook announcement on official university page
  • Twitter announcement from official university account
  • "Breaking News" banner on UNCW website
  • Homepage news story
  • Entrance marquee (visible to public from College Road)