Safety Escorts

Morningside Campus Escort Service

The on-demand, point-to-point Public Safety Evening Shuttle by Via has replaced the escort service at the Morningside campus. Please visit the On-Demand Evening Shuttle page for more information.

Medical Center Escort Service

On the Medical Center Campus, foot escorts are provided by Public Safety personnel at all times.  From 6:00PM until 6:00 AM, vehicles may be used for escorts if available. The escort area is West 159th Street to West 168th Street, Riverside Drive to Amsterdam Avenue and from West 168 Street to 181 Street, Broadway to Haven Avenue. A valid Columbia ID Card is required to obtain an escort. Please call 212-305-8100 to request an escort. Allow 10-15 minutes for the escort to arrive.

Manhattanville Campus Escort Service

Manhattanville Public Safety provides an evening escort service to faculty, staff and students at Manhattanville, from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. The service accompanies you from any Manhattanville Campus building to the 1 train subway station at 125th Street and Broadway. The on-demand, point-to-point Public Safety Evening Shuttle by Via is also available in Manhattanville. To request an escort, call the Manhattanville Operations Center non-emergency line at 212-853-3301.