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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

Timely Warnings & Crime Alerts

Per our Timely Warning Policy, the UNC Police Department may post new information on this page relating to situations on or off campus. If you have any questions concerning timely warnings, crime alerts, or any information you feel could warrant a timely warning or crime alert, please contact the UNC Police Department at (970) 351-2245.

Timely warnings & Crime Alerts are displayed on this page for six months. After six months, they can be viewed in the archive.


March 8, 2022

Last night on 03/07/22, during the evening hours, a robbery occurred on the sidewalk along the east side of 10th Avenue near Gunter Hall. The suspects were described as two males wearing hoodies and baggy pants, possibly in their 20’s and 30’s holding knifes. Although, the two victims were not injured in the incident, the suspects took pair earbuds, gift card, and a five-dollar bill from the victims.

If you have any information reference this incident, please call the University of Northern Colorado Police Department at 970-351-2245.

Safety tips

UNC Police want to remind the campus community to report any instance of unusual encounters or suspicious behavior by calling the department at 970-351-2245. You’re encouraged to program that number into your mobile phone. Some other precautions you can take:

  • Request a UNC police escort if you’re uncomfortable walking alone on campus. 
  • If you believe someone is following you, go where there are other people. 
  • Know where campus emergency poles are. See the Campus Emergency Pole Map
  • Trust your intuition if you feel a situation is unsafe.

For more information about UNC's Compliance with the Clery act please visit our Clery website.

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September 3, 2021 

The Greeley Policy Department (GPD) made an arrest on Wednesday, Sept. 1, of an individual matching the description of, and in circumstances similar to, the Aug. 27 reports of a suspicious person attempting to open the back doors and windows of two different sorority houses. The UNC Police Department is actively investigating a connection between the arrested suspect and the on-campus incident. We would like to thank the GPD for their excellent work and continued partnership in keeping the campus community safe.  

Safety tips

UNC Police want to remind the campus community to report any instance of unusual encounters or suspicious behavior by calling the department at 970-351-2245. You’re encouraged to program that number into your mobile phone. Some other precautions you can take:

  • Request a UNC police escort if you’re uncomfortable walking alone on campus. 
  • If you believe someone is following you, go where there are other people. 
  • Carry a personal alarm or whistle.  
  • Know where campus emergency poles are. See the Campus Emergency Pole Map
  • Trust your intuition if you feel a situation is unsafe.

Avoid propping doors open and allowing visitors to walk in behind you.

August 27, 2021

On Friday, August 27, 2021, during early morning hours, UNC Police was notified of a suspicious person. This individual was attempting to open back doors and windows of two different Sorority houses. Although he didn’t make entry into either residence, UNC Police is still interested in locating this individual.

The individual is described as a male in his late 20s or early 30s, 6’1” with dark hair.  He was wearing a dark gray zip-up hoodie, blue jeans, and a black mask.  He was riding an orange Mongoose brand BMX style bike.

If you have any more information about the suspicious person, call UNC Police at 970-351-2245.

Safety tips

UNC Police want to remind the campus community to report any instance of unusual encounters or suspicious behavior by calling the department at 970-351-2245. You’re encouraged to program that number into your mobile phone. Some other precautions you can take:

  • Request a UNC police escort if you’re uncomfortable walking alone on campus. 
  • If you believe someone is following you, go where there are other people. 
  • Carry a personal alarm or whistle.  
  • Know where campus emergency poles are. See the Campus Emergency Pole Map
  • Trust your intuition if you feel a situation is unsafe.
  • Avoid propping doors open and allowing visitors to walk in behind you.