Tornado Warning Lifted for New Hanover County

Monday, December 12, 2016

As a reminder, during emergency situations, please listen for the Seahawk Warning Siren System and monitor your text messages, cell phone, email, UNCW homepage (, UNCW Alert page (, the Emergency Information Hotline at 910.962.3991 or 888.657.5751, and local media. Notifications sent in conjunction with the siren may instruct the campus community on actions to take to ensure personal safety.

Only those students, faculty and staff who have voluntarily registered their cell phone numbers with the university will receive UNCW Alert emergency text messages and voicemails in emergency situations.

  • Sign up to receive emergency notifications on your phone: 
Log into mySeaPort.
Click “Register to Receive UNCW Emergency Texts” in the left-hand navigation.
Provide/update your personal information.
Click “Submit.”

  • Discontinue emergency notifications:
To discontinue emergency text messages, reply “STOP UNCW” to the test message.
  • To remove your phone number and/or email address from the emergency list, send a request to