No active alerts at this time. Please see Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) for more information.
See all recent emergency alerts from the University of South Carolina.
What to do in case of violence, natural disasters, medical emergencies and other threats on campus.
Register for Carolina Alert
Once you complete your registration, you'll receive notifications about active emergency alerts.
1. Log in to my.sc.edu/emergency.
2. You will be presented with a series of screens to update your information. Complete all applicable fields and ensure your information is correct. Do not skip these messages.
For questions about entering your information on my.sc.edu, contact the DoIT Help Desk at 803-777-1800 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Every incident is unique. Different communication media will be activated based on the required reach, effectiveness and location. This is not a complete list of available communication channels.
We may send alerts to your university email account.
Text messages are only sent in the event of a true emergency. Receiving a text alert means a situation exists that poses an immediate risk to life and safety. The alert may also require you to change your behavior in ways such as seeking shelter, evacuating or other actions.
Additional Communication Strategies
- Home Page of www.sc.edu
- Outdoor Warning Sirens
- Digital Signs
- Radio Alerts
- Emergency Information Line: 803-777-5700
- Television Message Alert
- Blackboard Announcement
- Building PA Systems
- Local News Release
Emergency Operations Plan
You can find the public version of the University of South Carolina's Emergency Operations Plan here.