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Crime Prevention and Preparedness


Queens University of Charlotte is committed to our student’s safety and strives for continuous improvement in our campus security and communication as part of our Security Master Plan.

Mass Notification Systems

Outdoor Alert System

Queens uses an outdoor alert system, similar to a loud-speaker system, on its main campus. This system can blanket the entire campus and is used during emergencies, or other important times, to deliver messages and updates to the campus community.


QAlert is the emergency notification system that we use to notify the campus community of an emergency, incident, inclement weather or class cancellations. Students, faculty and staff are automatically registered for QAlert. For more details, please visit the Campus Safety & Police homepage.


Blue Light Emergency Phones

The university has implemented a "Blue Phone" emergency phone response system throughout key areas of the campus. When activated by a push button, the caller has immediate verbal communication with an on-duty campus police officer.

ID Card Access

All campus residence halls are secured by card access control, which also serves as the student identification card. Exits and doors in the residence halls are alarmed and monitored by the Campus Police Department. Many other areas around the campus are secured by access control.

Incident Reporting - Anonymous Reporting

​As a member of the Queens community, if you have been the victim of a crime, have knowledge of crime, or see something on campus that appears to be suspicious behavior or activities and would like to be able to report this to the police department but keep your anonymity, you can do so using our online Anonymous Reporting form. It allows you to report something directly to the police department without revealing any information about yourself. Remember: See Something, Say Something, Do Something!

Operation ID

Operation ID is a nationwide program designed to discourage burglary and theft of valuables. It also provides a way for you to easily identify stolen property, and increases law enforcement’s chances of recovery and conviction.


Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Queens University of Charlotte is committed to providing a healthy, safe and productive environment for our faculty, staff and students. Part of the commitment entails establishing policy, in conjunction with North Carolina State Law, and providing information regarding a drug and alcohol abuse prevention.

Prohibiting Weapons on Campus

Consistent with North Carolina General Statute 14-260.2 banning weapons on campus, it is a violation of Queens University of Charlotte policy to possess, store carry or use any Weapon, as defined in the following policy, on the University Campus or at a curricular or extracurricular activity sponsored by the University, except as otherwise specifically provided by law. Read complete policy: Prohibiting Weapons on Campus.

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