University Police

UNC Asheville’s Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency whose primary responsibility is the protection of life and property on the university campus. University Police officers are the primary means for emergency first response for a crime, suspicious circumstance, medical crisis, intrusion, fire alarm, or other critical incident situations.

Contact University Police 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year:

  • Call 828.251.6710 to reach dispatch, or simply dial 6710 from any on-campus phone.
  • Visit the customer service window located in Weizenblatt Hall.
  • Activate any of the blue emergency phones located on campus.

Dial 911 for off-campus emergencies.

Mission & Vision

As a central part of the university community, the mission of University Police is to contribute to and promote the greater mission of UNC Asheville by facilitating a safe, secure and service-oriented environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors.

The vision of the UNC Asheville Police Department is to provide a safe and secure campus that demonstrates openness, trust, honesty and integrity; respecting differences in ideas, people and lifestyles. These same qualities will be reflected in the Department’s leadership, personnel, programs and services.

The vision of the UNC Asheville Police Department is to pursue excellence in 21st Century Policing through dynamic, interactive participation in community-oriented policing within a culturally diverse community.

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