Notices and Alerts

NinerNotice: May 9 

Support Services
Support services remain available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS is open to serve students from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrace. After-hours phone counselors are available by calling 704-687-0311.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees who need support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. Additional information is available on the HR website or by contacting Cindy Edwards at ckedward@uncc.edu or 704-687-0658.

  • Share your personal thoughts and reflections -- Niner Nation Remembers has been established to honor Riley Howell and Reed Parlier and in support of the four other students who suffered injuries. There is also a place for members of Niner Nation to share their own thoughts and reflections about the events of April 30.

Memorial Items
To ensure memorial items are preserved in memory of those we lost and in honor of those who were injured, you may see Facilities Management and University Archives moving select items placed on the steps of Kennedy and at the 49er Miner statue inside the library to protect them from exposure to weather conditions. 

Planned Rolling Power Outages May 13-19
The rolling power outages for campus will continue as planned May 13-19. These outages will allow Facilities Management to safely test and repair underground electrical circuits. More information is available on the campus disruptions webpage

Reminders about Commencement
What to expect for security:

  • Everyone will be required to pass through metal detectors.

  • No large bags, umbrellas, banners or balloons will be allowed in the arena.

Parking
Changes in parking will be in effect beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Please visit the PaTS website to learn more. Please also consider riding light rail to campus to help avoid parking congestion. 

Next NinerNotice
Unless there is an unexpected change, there will be no additional NinerNotices this week.

NinerNotice: May 8 

Support Services
Support services remain available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS is open to serve students from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrace. After-hours phone counselors are available by calling 704-687-0311.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees who need support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. Additional information is available on the HR website or by contacting Cindy Edwards at ckedward@uncc.edu or 704-687-0658.

  • Share your personal thoughts and reflections -- Niner Nation Remembers has been established to honor Riley Howell and Reed Parlier and in support of the four other students who suffered injuries. There is also a place for members of Niner Nation to share their own thoughts and reflections about the events of April 30.

Free Food for the UNC Charlotte Community on Thursday
Belk, Inc. is generously bringing food trucks to campus tomorrow, Thursday, May 9, to support the University community. Just bring your 49er ID card and enjoy lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from any of the food trucks parked across from the Popp Martin Student Union.

Memorial Items
To ensure memorial items are preserved in memory of those we lost and in honor of those who were injured, you may see Facilities Management and University Archives moving select items placed on the steps of Kennedy and at the 49er Miner statue inside the library to protect them from exposure to weather conditions.

Commencement Security
Security will be increased for all commencement ceremonies. All graduates and their guests should allow extra time to make their way through security and into the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (Halton Arena):

What to expect:

  • Everyone will be required to pass through metal detectors.

  • No large bags, umbrellas, banners or balloons will be allowed in the arena. Anyone with these items will be required to return them to their vehicles.

Commencement Parking
Changes in parking will be in effect beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Please visit the PaTS website to learn more. Please also consider riding light rail to campus to help avoid parking congestion.

Planned Rolling Power Outages May 13-19
The rolling power outages for campus will continue as planned May 13-19. These outages will allow Facilities Management to safely test and repair underground electrical circuits. More information is available on the campus disruptions webpage, and Facilities Management will share more information via email later this week.

Next NinerNotice
Unless there is an unexpected change, the next NinerNotice will be sent by noon on Thursday, May 9.


NinerNotice: May 7 

Support Services

Support services remain available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS is open to serve students from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrace. After-hours phone counselors are available by calling 704-687-0311.

  • Support and Discussion Group for Students on Tuesday -- Counseling and Psychological Services will host a support and discussion group for students on Tuesday, May 7, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Price Center (adjacent to Student Health Center). The session will provide education regarding trauma responses, coping strategies for managing responses, and opportunities for students to talk with each other about their experiences and reactions.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees who need support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. Additional information is available on the HR website or by contacting Cindy Edwards at ckedward@uncc.edu or 704-687-0658.

  • Share your personal thoughts and reflections -- Niner Nation Remembers has been established to honor Riley Howell and Reed Parlier and in support of the four other students who suffered injuries. There is also a place for members of Niner Nation to share their own thoughts and reflections about the events of April 30.

Commencement Security

Security will be increased for all commencement ceremonies. All graduates and their guests should allow extra time to make their way through security and into the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (Halton Arena):

What to expect:

  • Everyone will be required to pass through metal detectors.

  • No large bags, umbrellas, banners or balloons will be allowed in the arena. Anyone with these items will be required to return them to their vehicles.

Commencement Schedule -- 3 p.m. Saturday Ceremony Now 4 p.m.

As a result of increased security measures and the resulting time necessary to get all guests in and out of Barnhardt Student Activity Center (Halton Arena), the commencement ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has been pushed back to 4 p.m. on the same day.


The final commencement schedule:  

  • Thursday, May 9, 3 p.m. -- Graduate School Hooding Ceremony

  • Friday, May 10, 5 p.m. -- College of Arts + Architecture, Belk College of Business and College of Health and Human Services

  • Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. -- College of Computing and Informatics, Cato College of Education and The William States Lee College of Engineering

  • Saturday, May 11, 4 p.m. -- College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

More information is available on the Commencement websiteGraduates and those faculty and staff involved in the ceremonies will receive more information via email from the Commencement Office.  

Commencement Parking

Changes in parking will be in effect beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Please visit the PaTS website to learn more. Please also consider riding light rail to campus to help avoid parking congestion.

Grades Due Tuesday, May 14

Final grades are due on Tuesday, May 14, by noon. More information will be provided to faculty by Academic Affairs.

Planned Rolling Power Outage May 13-19

The rolling power outage for campus will continue as planned May 13-19. This outage will allow Facilities Management to safely test and repair underground electrical circuits. More information is available on the campus disruptions webpage, and Facilities Management will share more information via email later this week.


Ninernotice: May 6 Afternoon Update

The notice below was sent on Monday, May 6 around 3 p.m.

Niner Notice -- Saturday 3 p.m. Commencement Moved to 4 p.m.

As a result of increased security measures and the resulting time necessary to get all guests in and out of Barnhardt Student Activity Center (Halton Arena), the commencement ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has been pushed back to 4 p.m. on the same day.

Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Graduates and their guests are encouraged to allow plenty of time to get through security. 

The 10 a.m. ceremony will continue as planned.

Graduates and those faculty and staff involved in the ceremonies will receive more information via email from the  Commencement Office.

More information about what to expect for security at all ceremonies:

  • All guests will be required to pass through metal detectors.

  • No large bags, umbrellas, banners or balloons will be allowed in the arena.


ninernotice: May 6 Morning update

The notice below was sent on Monday, May 6 around 7:15 a.m.

Support Services
Support services remain available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS is open to serve students from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrace. After-hours phone counselors are available by calling 704-687-0311.

  • Support and Discussion Group for Students on Tuesday -- Counseling and Psychological Services will host a support and discussion group for students on Tuesday, May 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Price Center (adjacent to Student Health Center).  The session will provide education regarding trauma responses, coping strategies for managing responses, and opportunities for students to talk with each other about their experiences and reactions.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees who need support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. Onsite support is available Monday in King 201A and 201B.  Additional information is available on the HR website or by contacting Cindy Edwards at ckedward@uncc.edu or 704-687-0658.

  • Therapy Dogs and Ice Cream on Monday -- The University community is invited to the Student Union Rotunda from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday to enjoy the company of therapy dogs.  Ben & Jerry's ice cream will also be available.

Final Exam Schedule
The updated exam schedule is now available. Please note: There are no changes to Monday's schedule. Faculty and students should monitor their email for more information.

Chartwells-Sponsored Events
To support the UNC Charlotte community during exam week, Chartwells is providing the following events:

  • Tuesday, May 7 -- 9 a.m. - Starbucks coffee table outside Student Union; 11 a.m. - Papa John’s pizza and Chick-fil-A wrapped sandwiches outside the Student Union.

  • Wednesday, May 8 -- 9 a.m. - Peet’s coffee table outside of Atkins Library; 11 a.m. - Subway sandwiches and Salsarita’s chips and salsa outside the Student Union.

Timekeeping in Kronos
Employees should consult  the Kronos WRF Time Accounting Guidelines document for information on accounting for time Tuesday, April 30, and Wednesday, May 1. This document has also been uploaded in Kronos WFR.  Questions regarding timekeeping in Kronos should be directed to Donna Cochran, donna.cochran@uncc.edu, Ext. 7-6110.

Next NinerNotice
Unless there is an unexpected change, the next NinerNotice will be on Tuesday, May 7.


Ninernotice: May 3 Morning Update

The notice below was sent on Friday, May 3 around 11:30 a.m.

Support Services

Support services remain available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS is open to serve students and will have hours on Saturday from 12-2:30 p.m. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrace. After-hours phone counselors are available by calling 704-687-0311.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees who need support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. Onsite support is available in King 201A and 201B.  Additional information is available on the HR website or by contacting Cindy Edwards at ckedwards@uncc.edu or 704-687-0658.

  • Open Employee Session 2 p.m. today -- All employees are invited to participate in a facilitated discussion today, Friday, May 3, at 2 p.m. in McKnight Auditorium.

Timekeeping in Kronos
Employees should consult  the Kronos WRF Time Accounting Guidelines document. This document has also been uploaded in Kronos WFR.  Questions regarding timekeeping in Kronos should be directed to Donna Cochran, donna.cochran@uncc.edu, Ext. 7-6110.

Memorial Items
Because of the rainy forecast, University Archives will move the items placed on the steps of Kennedy and at the 49er Miner statue inside so they may be preserved in memory of those we have lost.

Possible Severe Weather This Weekend
It is possible the Charlotte area will experience severe weather this weekend. If that occurs, it is likely NinerAlerts will be sent. It will be clear in the alert the issue is related to weather.

Final Exams

  • Students -- Information is available in your email account or on the Niner Central website

  • Faculty --  Information is available in your email account or on the Academic Affairs website. The Center for Teaching and Learning has prepared instructions to assist faculty in completing final grades through the Canvas gradebook.

Commencement Updates

  • To accommodate the necessary changes to exam schedules, the 1 p.m. commencement ceremony scheduled for Friday, May 10, will be moved to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10. The ceremony will still take place in Halton Arena.

  • Saturday ceremonies will continue as scheduled.  

  • More information will be shared as soon as possible, and graduates should monitor their email for additional information from the Commencement Office.

Media on Campus
Media continues to visit our campus. You are under no obligation to speak with them and should feel free to decline any requests you receive.

Niner Nation Unites
Niner Nation Unites, the University’s official crowdfunding site, was established in response to the overwhelming desire to support the victims and the UNC Charlotte community during this time of tragedy. For those interested, more information can be found here.

Next NinerNotice
Unless there is an unexpected change, there will not be any additional NinerNotices about operational updates this week.


Ninernotice: Evening Campus Update

Resuming Regular Operations Thursday
UNC Charlotte will return to its regular operating schedule effective 12 a.m., Thursday, May 2.  

Employees should report as scheduled; however, support services to assist those affected by the events of April 30 will continue as the University community unites to move forward.

The following support services are available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS will be open to serve students beginning at 8 a.m. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrace. After-hours phone counselors are available by calling 704-687-0311.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees who need support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. Onsite support is available in King 201A and 201B.  Additional information is available on the HR website or by contacting Cindy Edwards at ckedwards@uncc.edu or 704-687-0658.

Final Exams
To conclude the semester and to allow for the challenges that some students may be experiencing, a new exam schedule with options for completing courses has been developed. The details for students and faculty will be forthcoming tomorrow morning in emails from Academic Affairs.

Changes to Friday Commencement Only

  • To accommodate the necessary changes to exams, the 1 p.m. commencement ceremony scheduled for Friday, May 10, will be moved to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10. The ceremony will still take place in Halton Arena.

  • Saturday ceremonies will continue as scheduled.  

  • More information will be shared as soon as possible, and graduates should monitor their email for additional information from the Commencement Office.

Vigil to Be Held in Halton Arena
The student-organized vigil planned for 6 p.m. this evening will take place in Halton Arena, located in the  Barnhardt Student Activity Center. Note that this is a change from the original location. Parking will be free for this event.  

Reclaiming Belongings
Anyone who still has unclaimed belonging in buildings should contact Police and Public Safety at 704-687-8300.

Dining
Dining halls will remain open this week, along with reduced retail operations. Please continue to monitor the Emergency Management website for the latest information on other campus services.

On-campus Residents
All residence halls are and will continue to be open to residents. Residents should continue to monitor their email for additional information from Housing and Residence Life.

Ongoing Updates
Please continue to monitor the Emergency Management website for the latest information on other campus services, including dining and transportation.

Next NinerNotice
Unless there is an unexpected change in operations, the next NinerNotice will be sent by 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2. 


NinerNotice: Morning Campus Update

Below is the latest on campus operations and events as of 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, May 1.

Support Services
The following support services are available to members of the University community:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS is open until 6:30 p.m. to serve students. The Price Center is located next to the Student Health Center on 9502 Poplar Terrance. After-hours counselors are available cy calling 704-687-0311.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees needing support should contact the EAP at 1-877-603-8259. On-site support is available in King 221, 201A and 201B.  Additional information is available on the HR website.

  • Family Assistance Center (FAC) -- The FAC is open in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) to provide specialized support services to victims and their immediate families.

Campus vigil 
A student-organized vigil to unite and support the UNC Charlotte community is planned for 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, in the University’s Halton Arena, located in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (building 46 on this campus map.) Parking decks are noted on the map; here are directions to use light rail to campus.

Campus operating condition
The University has received approval for a Condition 3 (C3) closed status. All time will be forgiven for non-mandatory employees. More information on the C3 status is available in this FAQ. The C3 status is currently in place until 11:59 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, May 1. More information will be shared on tomorrow’s operations by 5 p.m. today.

Exams
Exams through Sunday remain canceled. More information on exams will be released as soon as possible.

Commencement
Commencement ceremonies will continue as planned. Graduates should monitor their email for additional information from the Commencement Office.

Retrieving Items
For students and employees who had to leave items behind in buildings yesterday, they will be open today for 30 minutes, with the exception of  Atkins Library, on the following schedule:

  • J. Murrey Atkins Library -- Open at 11 a.m. to retrieve items; open for all at noon.

  • Zone 1 -- McEniry, Botanical Gardens McMillan Greenhouse, Prospector, Auxiliary Services, Smith and Friday, open at 1:30 p.m. to retrieve items

  • Zone 2 -- Cato, Storrs, CAB, Cedar, Hickory and Sycamore, open at 2 p.m. to retrieve items

  • Zone 3 -- Facilities Management-Police and Public Safety, Hawthorne, Martin Hall, Grounds Compound, and J Building, open at 2:30 p.m. to retrieve items

  • Zone 4 -- Scott Hall, Hunt Hall, Laurel, Holshouser, Sanford and Moore, open at 3 p.m. to retrieve items

  • Zone 5 -- Denny, Fretwell, Rowe Arts, Colvard, Cone, King, Reese, Macy, Barnard, Winningham and Garinger, open at 3:30 p.m. to retrieve items.

  • Zone 6 -- Cato College of Education, Woodward, SAC and College of Health and Human Services, open at 4 p.m. to retrieve items.

  • Zone 7 -- CRI campus, open at 4:30 p.m. to retrieve items.

  • Kennedy Building -- Employees and students in Kennedy yesterday should contact Police and Public Safety directly at 704-687-8300 to obtain their possessions.

  • Items not retrieved will be picked up by building managers and secured in each building’s lost and found.

  • Other questions about item retrieval -- Contact Police and Public Safety at 704-687-8300.

On-campus police presence
You are likely to see an increased police presence on campus today.

Other campus operations
Please continue to monitor the Emergency Management website for the latest information on other campus services, including dining and transportation.

Dining services will operate Crown Commons and Sovi Food Hall, along with reduced retail operations today. Check aux.uncc.edu/hours for changes throughout the day. 

Regular Niner Transit and Paratransit service will be running today. However, bus routes may experience delays. Track changes in service with https://nextride.uncc.edu/

Next NinerNotice
Unless there is an unexpected change in operations, the next NinerNotice will be sent by 5 p.m. today, May 1.


NinerAlerts: Information on support services

 

Following the tragic shooting on campus yesterday, the following support services are available to members of the University community:

 
  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) -- CAPS will open at 8 a.m. to serve students. Those needing immediate assistance overnight should call  704-687-0311 to be connected to a counselor.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -- Employees needing support should contact the EAP at 1- 877-603-8259. Additional information is available on the HR website.

  • Family Assistance Center (FAC) -- The FAC will open at 8 a.m. in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) to provide specialized support services to victims and their immediate families.

 

Continue to monitor emergency.uncc.edu/campus-updates for the latest  updates.

 

More information will be shared as soon as it is available.


NinerAlert: University moving to C2 through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday

As a result of the tragic shooting on campus today, the University will be in Condition 2 (C2) suspended operations effective immediately until 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, May 1. All scheduled activities are canceled.
 
  • Students should continue to monitor the Emergency Management website for an  updated list of available services. Please be aware that media may be on campus tomorrow. You are under no obligation to be interviewed and are free to decline.

  • Non-mandatory employees must not report to work. Refer to this FAQ for more information about what to do in a C2 status.

  • Mandatory employees should report as directed by supervisors.

 

Updates on campus services
Please continue to monitor the Emergency Management website for the latest information.

Items left behind in buildings
Information will be shared as soon as it is available for how to retrieve items left behind in buildings this evening.


NinerAlert: Remaining occupants may depart buildings (Update 10:45 p.m.)

Remaining occupants of UNC Charlotte campus buildings may depart at this time. They may go to the Popp-Martin Student Union, a residence hall, or leave campus.  No loitering is permitted on campus.

Exams are canceled through Sunday.

More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

Monitor Emergency Management website: emergency.uncc.edu/campus-updates


A Message from chancellor

Please read a message from Philip L. Dubois.


NinerAlert: Campus remains on lockdown, exams canceled through Sunday

(Update 9:40 p.m.)

The campus remains on lockdown while police clear each building. This could take several more hours. It is believed that there is no ongoing threat, but police are taking every precaution to ensure safety.

Remain where you are and be prepared to identify yourself to police, raise your hands and follow officer commands.

Anyone outside a building should report to the Student Union or depart campus.

Exams are canceled through Sunday.

Students, if you have not yet contacted your family to let them know you are safe, please do so.

More information will be provided as it becomes available. Continue to monitor your email.


Campus Update 8:49 p.m.  on-campus shooting, campus remains on lockdown


The campus remains on lockdown while police clear each building. This could take several more hours. 

It is believed that there is no ongoing threat, but police are taking every precaution to ensure safety.

Students, employees, and visitors in campus buildings, including residence halls, should remain sheltered in place. Anyone in a building should be prepared to identify themselves to police and follow officer commands.

Anyone outside a building may now report to the Student Union. Crown Commons is closing at 9:30 p.m.
 

The family reunification center is located at Harris Teeter at 8600 University City Blvd.  

All campus activity is cancelled until further notice. 

The media is meeting at the O'Charley's parking lot. 

More information will be provided as it becomes available. Continue to monitor your email.


Information about on-campus shooting, campus remains on lockdown

At approximately 5:40 PM, shots were fired on the UNC Charlotte campus. Campus police and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) responded quickly to the scene and the campus was placed on lockdown. The suspected shooter is in custody. While police continue to secure the campus, it is believed that there is no ongoing threat.

Buildings are being cleared by law enforcement. Students, employees, and visitors in campus buildings, including residence halls, should remain sheltered in place until otherwise directed. Anyone in a building should be prepared to identify themselves to police and follow officer commands. Anyone outside on campus should move to the front of his or her residence hall, move to the front fields by the main entrance, or depart campus. All others are advised to remain away from campus until an all clear is issued. 

UNC Charlotte police and CMPD have established a family reunification center at the Harris Teeter at 8600 University City Blvd. 

More information will be provided to the community as soon as it is available.

Continue to monitor your email for more information.