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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.

Callboxes are located across campus, connecting individuals to University Police with the push of a button.

Safety Tips

  • 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.