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The area code for Western North Carolina is 828. Visit this link for a complete online Contact Information Directory.

Emergencies: The campus emergency response number, (828) 230-4592, is a cell phone carried by the Public Safety supervisor on duty. If you are unable to reach your child in an emergency situation, follow these instructions.

  1. Call the main college number at (828) 298-3325 during business hours.
  2. After hours, contact the Public Safety emergency response number, (828) 230-4592.
  3. If there is an emergency, Public Safety and the Student Life staff will assist you in locating your child. If there is difficult news and you want someone to be with your child, call the Dean of Students office at 771-3800 during business hours. After hours, call the Public Safety cell phone at (828) 230-4592. Parents of international students can call the International Student Advisor, Lorrie Jayne, at (828) 771-3056.