Privacy & Information Technology

To report concerns relating to any use of Information Technology or potential misuse of sensitive information at UNC-Chapel Hill. Information Technology concerns may be related to appropriate use, security violations, phishing, copyright issues, or misuse of any computers, networks, other IT systems, or the information they contain including privacy or confidentiality concerns.

Potential or known breaches of national standards and regulations for protecting privacy under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the North Carolina Identity Theft Act, and the University’s policy on Personnel Records and Confidentiality of Personnel Information.



Carolina Ethics Line is a secure method through which to submit an anonymous report either online or by telephone.  All reports submitted through Carolina Ethics Line will be given careful attention by appropriate UNC-Chapel Hill offices and officials.  Anyone filing a report via Carolina Ethics Line should retain the report key and password and return to the website within 10 working days to check for comments or follow-up questions.

For more information about the four types of HIPPA violation forms available read more here.

Report to Carolina Ethics Line.



For UNC-Chapel Hill issues involving potential acceptable use problems, phishing scams, Onyen compromise, theft or loss of laptops or other computer equipment, loss or misuse of sensitive information, copyright violations, misuse of systems, policy concerns, or information security concerns. To report a concern call 919-962-HELP or submit a request via

If you suspect an information security or privacy incident that might endanger sensitive information or a mission-critical University resource please call 919-962-HELP, request a “critical ticket for Information Security,” and provide only a contact name and phone number where you can be reached (no other details). An Incident Handler will respond within 30 minutes.



The Office of Human Resources website contains the policies, procedures and systems regarding employment at the University, including grievance policies, instructions and forms for filing a grievance under the University’s policy on Personnel Records and Confidentiality of Personnel Information.

Human Resources
104 Airport Drive
Campus Box 1045
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-843-2300



The Institutional Privacy Office provides centralized oversight for University compliance with federal and state privacy regulations, as well as general industry privacy standards for restricted or sensitive information collected, used, or retained by the University. For more information about HIPAA, NC ID Theft Act, or other privacy concerns please refer to or contact the Office directly.

Institutional Privacy Office
440 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Suite 2400 | CB 1150
Phone: 919-962-6332


The Office of the University Registrar supports the academic and research missions of the university and serves as a central administrative office for students, faculty and alumni. For more information about FERPA violations access the University Registrar’s website.

Office of the University Registrar
UNC-Chapel Hill Suite 3100,
SASB North
CB 2100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-2100
Phone: 919-962-3954


For non-emergency reports of IT security or abuse incidents, send email to:

Read more information about IT security here.