UNCSA Alerts

The campus is operating under normal conditions.


UNCSA ALERT is the University of North Carolina School of the Arts emergency notification system. UNCSA ALERT is used for timely emergency notifications over a wide range of communication channels which include:

  • Emails
  • Phone
  • Text messages
  • UNCSA’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Website

The cost to participate is free, however, standard text messaging fees will apply from your carrier. Text messages will come from 23177 or 63079. Save these numbers as UNCSA ALERT in your cellphone so you can quickly recognize these numbers as the official sources of UNCSA ALERT messages.

How do I sign-up for UNCSA ALERT?
Faculty, staff, and students can sign-up for UNCSA ALERT with your E-Z Arts ID number and UNCSA email or phone number. You can add up to 10 phone numbers and 4 email addresses to include parents and relatives. Follow the step-by-step instructions to register for UNCSA ALERT.

Receive UNCSA Alerts

Returning Students and Employees need to reset password
It is strongly encouraged returning students and employees sign into UNCSA Alert to make any changes or additions to your account and to update your password. Your password expires 12 months from the time you last reset it or created an account.

UNCSA Alert sign in

Parents and relatives of students can only add their contact information after their student has created an account. Once the student has created an account, parents and relatives can add their contact information one of the following ways:

  1. Log in using your student’s username/password and add your own contact information.
  2. Have your student add your contact information.
  3. Contact the Site Administrator to update your student’s account with your contact information.

Note: When you add additional phone numbers in UNCSA ALERT you will receive a confirmation text message.

Message Types:

Emergency Notifications
A message sent reference an incident or condition that requires immediate attention as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act.
Timely Warnings A message sent about crimes that have already occurred but represent an ongoing threat and will aid in the prevention of similar crimes as required by the Clery Act.
Safety Notices A message sent out to inform the UNCSA community of general safety information.
Weather Alerts

 A message informing of threaten weather conditions.


The system integrity is being tested. UNCSA ALERT tests are conducted on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Monthly tests include text message, email, social media pages and indoor/outdoor emergency speakers.

Message ID

For additional information and assistance contact:

Clarisse Davis

Emergency Management Coordinator