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Public Safety hosts a variety of events including self-defense classes, free electronics registration, prescription drug take-back days, soon-to-be scheduled situational awareness seminars, and more. Click the button below to see a list of upcoming events.
Virtual Naloxone Training - Open to all Columbia affiliates
Situational Awareness Training
Ride Your Bike to Campus
Stay Safe on Public Transportation
Public Safety wants you to feel safe, confident and remain alert when riding the New York City subways and buses. Follow the tips in this video presentation to remain alert and aware of your surroundings when riding.
Download the Lion Safe App
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
Public Safety Newsletter: March 2023
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.
Public Safety Celebrates Employees for 25 Years of Service
Eleven Public Safety employees who celebrated their 25-year milestone anniversary in 2021, 2022, and 2023 were celebrated at an event on March 6 honoring faculty and staff across the University who marked their 25th year, and at a separate event on March 8 for the Facilities and Operations honorees.
19th Annual Awards Ceremony Honors Employees’ Perfect Attendance and Promotions Over the Past Year
43 Public Safety team members were recognized for perfect attendance or earning a promotion over the past year at the Public Safety 19th annual Promotion, Awards, and Recognition ceremony held on February 17.
Public Safety's diverse team is dedicated to serving our University community. To learn about open positions available, view the Columbia Public Safety career page.
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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.