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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Welcome and thank you for visiting the website for
Teachers College, Office of Public Safety.
  • Throughout this site, you will find useful information on the Office of Public Safety and the services we provide including the TC Emergency Notification System (TC Alert), suggestions and tips on personal safety, information on emergency procedures and crime prevention.  
    The Office of Public Safety enforces laws, rules and regulations on campus; controls access to the campus; deters and investigates crime (in cooperation with the New York City Police Department); maintains a Lost and Found; supervises special events; and provides general information for visitors and members of the College community.  The Office provides community education in crime prevention, personal safety, and fire safety.  The Office manages a technically advanced system of electronic access control, closed circuit television cameras, and emergency alarm systems.  Members of the Office of Public Safety provide emergency medical assistance, and emergency response to incidents occurring on College property.
    You will also find helpful links and phone numbers to our affiliated campuses (Columbia University and Barnard College)and the shared services we provide.      
    If  you have any questions or require further information, please contact the Office of Public Safety at 212-678-3111 or email us at     

    Report suspicious activity.....if you see something......say something......