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Emergency Information

Updated: April 19, 2019, at 12:08 p.m.


Campus Status

Campus Status
Blue Ridge Normal Operations
Cumming Normal Operations
Dahlonega Normal Operations
Gainesville Normal Operations
Oconee Normal Operations

Emergency Contact

UNG Campus Police - All Campuses


Student Counseling Help

Normal Business Hours:
Cumming: 470-239-3134
Dahlonega: 706-864-1819
Gainesville: 678-717-3660
Oconee: 706-310-6205

Student Counseling website

After hours call The Georgia Crisis and Access line at 1-800-715-4225

Inclement weather communications protocol

Please note that in the event of inclement weather that causes a campus closure or delayed opening, an announcement will be distributed first through the university’s Emergency Notification System. In the event of emergencies, closures or delayed openings, this system will provide important information regarding university operations or emergency actions.

If you need to update your contact information for the Emergency Notification System, please use the Banner Information System, contact the emergency preparedness coordinator in the Office of Public Safety, or email for assistance.

Inclement weather notifications are likely to be segmented by campus location, as weather conditions may vary widely in the university’s five-campus area. Students will receive alerts for only the campus(es) where they are taking classes. Faculty and staff should receive all notifications, but information may be specific to certain campuses.

Should a campus be closed or delay opening due to weather conditions, an announcement will be published by 6:30 a.m. Essential personnel (identified in advance by their supervisors) would need to report as soon as they are able to safely do so. Non-essential personnel and students who do not reside on campus should refrain from coming to campus to avoid placing unnecessary demand on public safety and plant operations staff.

When campuses return to normal operations, students, staff and faculty should always use their best judgment about traveling depending upon road conditions in their area.

The Office of University Relations will also disseminate information through local media outlets.

UNG Alert

Is your contact information correct?

  1. Log in to Banner
  2. Select Personal Information
  3. Select Emergency Information
  4. Update your Information

If you do not have access to Banner, contact the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at
678-717-3719 to have your information updated.

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