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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.
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 partnered with engineering students to update Lion Safe, the University’s mobile safety app. Input from students about how the app is used and which services are most popular helped shape the redesign of the free app.
An update on recent incidents in and around Morningside Park
A message related to recent incidents in Morningside Park and a reminder about safety resources available for the Columbia community.
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.