Safety and security at UNC Charlotte is a campus-wide mission. Below are some departments that provide safety and security services, programs, training, and coordination.
The UNC Charlotte University Police Department is committed to providing a safe working, living and learning environment through a community oriented policing philosophy that emphasizes crime prevention and crime solving through partnerships, education and awareness programs, pro-active patrolling and quality officer training. We provide general and emergency services, and we enforce state laws and university policies on campus twenty-four hours a day, seven-days a week.
704‑687‑2200 for emergencies / 704‑687‑8300 for all other business Email
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety's Occupational Safety and Health Section is committed to providing state of the art consultative services to assist UNC Charlotte in fostering a safe and healthy campus environment. We are a team of safety & health professionals with expertise in industrial hygiene, safety management, employee training, and injury prevention. Our work involves interactions among many subject areas, including industrial hygiene, public health, and safety engineering. Our team develops and implements University-wide safety and health programs to provide employees with relevant and clear safe work procedures and to comply with applicable state and federal employee safety regulations.
The UNC Charlotte Student Health Center provides primary medical care, disease prevention, health education, wellness promotion, and various specialty services to all registered UNC Charlotte students, regardless of the type of health insurance they carry. For Appointments, please call 704‑687‑7400
UNC Charlotte is committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion throughout the campus. Our campus community is comprised of people who represent the wide breadth of gender identities, sexualities, races and ethnicities, faith traditions, nationalities, and other social groups and backgrounds. All of these identities and experiences enrich the University as a whole. UNC Charlotte strives to celebrate and leverage the benefits of this diversity, and to sustain an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
Emergency Phone Numbers
- Police Emergencies: 704‑687‑2200
- All Other Emergencies: 911
- Emergency Closings:
- Student Health Services: 704‑687‑7400
- Niner Paratransit (formerly SafeRide): 704‑687‑0161
Off-Campus: Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
- Police, Fire, Medical Emergencies: 911
- Charlotte Police Department: 911
- Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department: 704‑336‑8100
- Mecklenburg County Health Department: 704‑336‑4700