The University uses multiple methods of emergency notification, such as emails and text messages to contact those who are registered with the Alert Carolina system. To receive Alert Carolina text messages, please visit the Alert Carolina website.
Hurricane Preparedness Resources
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Disaster Checklist (PDF)
- Ready.gov: Emergency Supply List (PDF)
- FEMA: Safeguard Critical Documents and Valuables (PDF)
- Ready.gov: Pet Emergency Plan (PDF)
- Show Me communication tools and app (for individuals with communication challenges)
- As of September 13, 2018, the Town of Chapel Hill has opened a non-emergency call center for questions regarding resources during and after Hurricane Florence. The call center number is 919-969-5005. They will have Spanish, Burmese and Karen interpreters available.
Gillings School Emergency Preparedness
Being prepared for any hazard that may hit the UNC-Chapel Hill campus – whether large or small in scope, natural or not – is a priority of the Gillings School. Here are links to other emergency preparedness information.
- UNC-Chapel Hill Campus Alerts, Tornado and Weather Hazards
- Gillings School Severe Weather and Tornado Shelters
- Gillings School Emergency Coordinators (PDF)
- Gillings School Evacuation Points (PDF)
Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) are located throughout the Gillings School:
- Rosenau Hall, First Floor – in the main lobby, by the Columbia Street entrance
- Michael Hooker Research Center, First Floor – by the front entrance
- McGavran-Greenberg Hall, First Floor – in the main lobby, by the Pittsboro Street entrance
All workplace incidents should be reported to the appropriate employee supervisor. Incident report forms can be found on the UNC Environmental Health and Safety website.