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UNCW ALERT Emergency Phone Notification

UNCW Alert includes multiple communication tools that the university may deploy during an emergency.  Pay attention to the university homepage, emails, text messages, phone calls and other communications from the university.

Student Instructions:

Effective spring 2018, student phone numbers are automatically registered to receive UNCW Alert emergency notifications by voice and text. Read more about this, and find instructions for opting out here

Employee Instructions:

Employees must opt in to receive UNCW Alert emergency notifications by voice and text. UNCW email accounts have always been included in the emergency notifications. Your emergency phone contact remains confidential and is only used for emergency notification and periodic system testing. In an actual emergency, messages may be received at any time of day or night. Standard text messaging fees may apply, but there are not additional charges from the university. 

How to update/add your emergency phone notification number?

Step 1:  Go to SeaNet (seanet.uncw.edu) Also can be accessed through MySeaPort

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Step 2:  Login using your UNCW credentials

Step 3:  Go to the Personal Information Tab

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Step 4:  Select Update Address(es) and Phone(s)

Step 5:  Select UNCW Alert under the Type of Address to Insert.  Click Submit.

Step 6:  Update the UNCW Alert address and Primary Phone Number for this address.

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Be sure to fill out the Date, Address line 1, City, State, Zip, and Primary Phone with Area Code.  Under Phone Type select "UNCW Alert" and enter your area code and phone number again.

Step 7:  When done, Submit

Step 8:  Review to ensure the number was saved.

How do I delete or change the emergency phone notification?

Using the same steps 1-4 above.

Step 5:  For the UNCW Alert Address/Phone, click Current

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Step 6:  To delete, check the Delete This Address checkbox.  To update, change the Primary Phone Number For This Address and the UNCW Alert phone number under Phone Type.

Step 7:  When done, Submit

Step 8:  Review to ensure the number was deleted or updated.

If you wish to print UNCW Alert emergency notification instructions please follow the steps outlined here