Safety Resources

Safety Resources

Law Enforcement

Department of Public Safety

If you are concerned about the immediate safety of any member of our community or a visitor, please call 911 or the Department of Public Safety at (919) 962-8100.

Public Safety is a fully accredited law enforcement agency that provides 24 hour  services, including emergency response. EMS will also be dispatched if needed.

To Report a Crime:
On Campus: Call 911 or (919) 962-8100
Off Campus: Call 911
Anonymous crime reporting: Silent Witness

Click here for an interactive campus map.

Chapel Hill Police Department

For concerns related to an incident that may have occurred or is on-going in the City of Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill Police Department (CHPD) is an additional resource.  The CHPD is located at 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 and can be reached at 919-968-2760 or by dialing 911.  You may also visit the CHPD website for additional information.

Housing Safety

If you are a student living on campus, you can also report any security concerns by calling your community office or the RA duty line.

Alert Carolina

To stay up-to-date regarding the status of a campus emergency, access safety and security tips, or learn how to register your cell phone to receive Alert Carolina messages click here.

Mental / Emotional Health

If you or someone you know is experiencing thoughts of hurting themselves or has other urgent mental health needs:

Call or visit Counseling and Wellness: (919) 966-3658

After hours: Healthlink at (919)966-2281 or call 911

Sexual Misconduct / Relationship Violence

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted or experienced relationship violence: UNC-Chapel Hill strongly encourages all students, faculty, and staff to report any incidents of sexual or relationship violence to the police by calling 911. Other resources can be found at