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Bulldog Alert is UNC Asheville's emergency alert messaging system which is used to send emergency messages within minutes of a critical incident affecting the campus community. Alerts sent via Bulldog Alert are simulcast to the university community and at  

Notification methods include:

  • E-mail messages
  • Phone Calls
  • Text Messages
  • Messages via VoIP Phones
  • External & Internal Speakers
  • Digital Signs

The university will also post updates during a critical incident on the UNC Asheville homepage and social media sites as information becomes available. The Bulldog Alert website can always be accessed from the bottom of any page via the "Emergency Information" link.

UNC Asheville performs a university-wide test of the system annually.

How to Register for Bulldog Alert

Bulldog Alert is an opt-out system. Students, faculty, and staff are automatically enrolled in Bulldog Alert with contact information registered with the university. Students, Faculty and Staff can opt-out of messages or verify contact information by visitng

Parents, Community Members, and University Affiliates (UNC-Pharmacy School students, or NC State students attending classes at UNC Asheville) can register each semester to receive alerts at 

What Initiates an Emergency Alert?

Emergency alerts could be initiated by a broad range of situations. Once designated university officials confirm the existence of any significant emergency or dangerous situation that potentially affects the health and/or safety of the campus community they will send out an emergency alert. For more information on the notification channels and the Emergency Notification System (ENS) Protocols see the "Emergency Notification Protocol" menu link on the right.

Questions about the system? Contact the Emergency Management Director, David Weldon, at or University Police at


Last edited by on March 20, 2015