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Lion Safe allows easy access to all Public Safety resources at the touch of a button including emergency services, maps, shuttle schedules, crime alerts, emergency protocols, campus safety notifications, and non-emergency numbers for each campus. Learn more about the app and click the appropriate button below from your mobile device to download.
Columbia has been recognized as one of the safest colleges in America, ranked one of the safest campuses in New York State, earned praise for providing a safe environment for students and rated highest in satisfaction in a student life survey. Learn more.
News and Announcements
The Public Safety monthly e-newsletter offers the Columbia community valuable safety, security, and crime prevention information along with information about our comprehensive training programs and more.
60 members of Public Safety were recognized for their perfect attendance or earning a promotion over the past year, receiving certificates from their supervisors in place of the annual Public Safety Promotion, Awards, and Recognition Ceremony which was postponed this year due to the pandemic.
Public Safety Officer Michael Layne has not missed a day of work since he started in August 2000.
Public Safety's diverse team is dedicated to serve our University community.
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Emergency Contact Numbers
The following numbers can be used to reach Public Safety in case of an emergency. Remember, in an emergency, you can also contact New York City's emergency response system by dialing 911. Learn more about how to contact us and our team.