UNCW Alert: Emergency and Safety Updates

This is the official UNCW Alert website and serves as an official source, along with the university's homepage, UNCW email and the university's social media feeds, of emergency information and statements/responses from the university. UNCW Alert emails, phone calls and/or text messages will be issued in the event of an urgent situation (e.g., a tornado warning, an active attacker) or an urgent update (e.g., the reopening of campus after a closure).

UNCW Updates re. Ian

9.30.29 - Campus Facilities Update for Friday, Sept. 30

9.29.22 - UNCW Moves to Condition 1 at 12:01 a.m. Friday; Classes to Operate on Regular Schedule; Events Canceled Friday

9.29.22 - NOTICE: University Monitoring Tropical Storm Ian

9. 28.22 - NOTICE: Increased Risk of Rip Currents Along East Coast; UNCW Monitoring Tropical Storm Ian

UNCW Officials Encourage Storm Readiness Preparation for Hurricane Season

UNC Wilmington is committed to year-round preparation for tropical weather systems and other emergencies. The university’s preparedness activities include training personnel, contracting with the private sector for resources, stockpiling critical materials, developing technology solutions and building relationships with community partners. Additional information about tropical weather preparation and resources is available on the UNCW Environmental Health and Safety website.


National Weather Center – Wilmington

National Hurricane Center

NWS rip current site

Health & Safety Guidelines and Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates

Please see uncw.edu/bestnest for health and safety protocols, resources, links, FAQ and updates to UNCW's COVID-19 guidelines.