Skip to content
Department of Public Safety  


Flag on UNC Asheville Quad

The mission of the UNC Asheville Department of Public Safety is to facilitate a safe, secure, and service oriented environment for its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors.  A variety of offices and committees support these efforts through an array of policies, services, and programs. These offices include:


The Department of Public Safety is housed within the Division of Student Affairs.To achieve our mission, the Department of Public Safety develops partnerships within the University Community that encourages problem solving, service orientation, and communication. The Department of Public Safety serves the University Community with professionalism and integrity and emphasizes a balance between education, customer service, crime prevention, and enforcing laws and policies. It is our job to enhance the UNC Asheville student experience and facilitate a safe learning and living environment.

Crime Alerts

  • There are no active crime alerts at this time.
  • If there is an emergency situation on campus, that information will be disseminated by email, telephone, text message and our Bulldog Alert website.

Report Criminal Activity

If you know of a crime or wish to report suspicious activity which has happened or may happen in the future, you can submit an Anonymous Crime Tip.  If you have been the victim of a crime, you can report a crime by calling 828.251.6710


2014 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Crime Statistics Act, we are pleased to present this year's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report. The Clery Act requires colleges to produce and make available statistics about selected crimes on campus and certain policy statements. This report contains safety and security information of interests for all current and prospective students, employees, and visitors.