The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recognizes that planning for different risks as well as local, regional and national, disasters and events is critical to protecting its constituents, neighbors, environment and resources. Emergency Management and Planning plans for emergencies such as pandemic influenza, natural hazards, and numerous other threats to the health and safety of the University.

Carolina Ready

Be Carolina Ready with these important emergency preparedness tips and other resources.


Our one-stop resource for all things safety related at Carolina.

Alert Carolina

The Alert Carolina emergency notification system pushes out messages in multiple ways in the event of an emergency or dangerous situation.



Winter Weather Preparedness and Safety Tips

December 3, 2019

Although winter comes as no surprise, the snow and freezing rain can cause major disruption to services we take for granted such as roads, public transit, grocery stores and emergency services.

Categories: Campus Safety, Emergency Management, Risk Management, UNC Police

Emergency Operations Center FEMA Generator Grant Application: Public Comment Period

October 1, 2019

UNC has submitted a FEMA grant for a generator to be installed at the Emergency Operations Center. A public comment period is open until Oct. 30.

Categories: Emergency Management

Hurricane Dorian Preparations

September 3, 2019

As of this morning the track of Hurricane Dorian appears to be slowly heading toward the North Carolina coast with expected impacts to our area.

Categories: Adverse Weather, Emergency Management