Attend a Public Safety Event

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. 


Columbia University named one of the Safest Colleges in America 2017 by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

News and Announcements

June 11, 2020

Standing Together in the Wake of Anti-Black Violence

Our institution respects the dignity of every human life, and we condemn all acts of anti-Black violence. We acknowledge the deep pain that the events of the past few weeks have caused those in our Columbia community and our wider society. 

Our People

Public Safety's diverse team is dedicated to serve our University community.

Morningside: 212-854-2797
Emergency On Campus: 4-5555

Manhattanville: 212-853-3301
Emergency On Campus: 3-3333

Medical Center: 212-305-8100
Emergency On Campus: 305-7979