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SeahawkRides: for Mobility Disabilities & Injuries

General Information

Weather, Drivers, Reports & Resources

Seahawk Rides will not operate during the following conditions:

  • If potentially dangerous weather conditions are imminent.
  • If the UNCW campus bus/transportation system has suspended operations.
  • UNCW Adverse Weather Condition 1 – Reduced Operations (pending severity of weather conditions).
  • UNCW Adverse Weather Condition 2 – Suspended Operations.
  • UNCW Adverse Weather Condition 3 – Closure. 

For more information about adverse weather conditions please see our Adverse Weather Policy below.

Adverse Weather Policy

Please fill out this application to be considered for the position.  Student drivers have many responsibilities, including:  transporting passengers to/from locations on the main campus, cleaning golf carts, and ensuring golf cart safety. 

You will be contacted if you are selected for a second round of application interviews.  

Please refer to the contact information located at the bottom of this page for all questions, comments, and concerns.

Apply To Drive

Please use this form to file a report about SeahawkRides.

Valid reports include: missed ride, late ride, broken equipment, driver complaint, question, suggestion, etc.

Send A REport

SeahawkRides FAQs

  • SeahawkRides operates a golf cart to shuttle individuals from point A to point B on the UNCW main campus.
  • UNCW students, faculty, and staff schedule their rides using our scheduling page, which populates their appointments into an App our drivers use to know where and when to pick riders up.
  • Riders are driven and dropped off at their desired pre-identified location safely.
  • SeahawkRides employs student-drivers to operate the service, and the program is coordinated through the Division of Student Affairs.
  • SeahawkRides services the main campus.
  • For specific pick-up locations, visit our scheduling page and see our pick-up points map.
  • UNCW students.
  • UNCW staff and faculty.
  • UNCW affiliates with a UNCW email address.
  • Rides are scheduled on our scheduling page. Please visit that page for more information. 
  • Rides can only be scheduled up to one day before they are needed. Same-day rides are not guaranteed to be available.
  • Please refer to the contact information located at the bottom of this page for all questions, comments, and concerns.
  • Please refer to the "Last Minute Rides" in the contact information located at the bottom of this page to get in contact with a student coordinator.
  • Last minute rides and adjustments are made according to availability but are not guaranteed.
  • Rides are free.
  • SeahawkRides operates in all weather conditions unless they pose a direct threat to the safety of our staff and riders.
  • SeahawkRides does not operate when the University is under Condition 1 or more severe weather events:
    • Condition 1: Limited Operations – Reduced Operations (pending severity of weather conditions)
    • Condition 2: Suspended Operations – No SeahawkRides service
    • Condition 3: University Closure – No SeahawkRides service
  • For more information about UNCW adverse weather conditions please see our Adverse Weather Policy.
  • The SeahawkRides golf cart does not have a weather enclosure.
  • Carts are not equipped with air conditioning or heat.
  • We advise all riders to dress according to the outside weather conditions.

Contact SeahawkRides

Please contact us via email (preferred).
We will return your call or email promptly within one to two business days. 

Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday when classes are in session.

Staff Coordinator:
Brian Victor