Below are some helpful links to help pedestrians navigate campus.
The Town of Chapel Hill’s Wikimap provides a platform for people on foot to submit comments identifying areas where crosswalks are faded, sidewalks are missing, or dangerous intersections are in need of improvement. When submitting comments, please upload a photo of the area to accurately identify the location.
SafeWalk is a UNC Student Government initiative to increase nighttime safety for students, faculty, and staff. Free SafeWalks are available Sunday – Thursday from 11 p.m. until 3 a.m.
Rave Guardian is a free safety app that allows individuals to check in with friends, family, the UNC Department of Public Safety, or others while walking to or from campus.
BikeWalk NC is a membership-based, statewide advocacy organization promoting non-motorized transportation choices for residents of and visitors to NC.
Watch For Me NC is a statewide pedestrian and bicycle safety campaign.
Explore the Searchable Campus Map to easily locate buildings on campus.
For walking directions around campus, use Google Maps.
A lighted corridor from Franklin Street to South Campus increases visibility when walking across campus at night.
Callboxes are located across campus, connecting individuals to University Police with the push of a button.
- Establish eye contact with the driver before entering a crosswalk.
- Observe all lanes before crossing. Even though one vehicle has stopped, vehicles may pass in another lane or in an opposite direction.
- Cross the street within the marked lines of the crosswalk.
- If crossing the street at a place other than within a designated crosswalk or intersection, the vehicle has the right-of-way.
- Use good judgment. Watch traffic at all times.
- Avoid distractions, such as texting or talking on the phone, when crossing the road.
Report a Problem
To report a problem area or to notify the Department of Public Safety of potential problem areas, please fill out the Pedestrian Safety Form.