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Public Safety

Public Safety

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Welcome to the Teachers College Office of Public Safety web page.

‌‌The Office of Public Safety endeavors to provide a safe and secure campus for TC students, staff and community partners. We accomplish this through a comprehensive approach to public safety.
Our Public Safety Officers are all licensed by the New York State Department of State.  In addition, they are also certified in Cardio Pulminary Resusitation and Automated External Defibrillation.  They are the first responders to emergencies on the TC Campus. 
The Office of Public Safety also endeavors to educate the TC community through a variety of means, including brochures, web site postings and instructional sessions.  It is the goal of the Office of Public Safety to educate the community on how best to prepare for and respond to emergencies, should one ever arise.  
Information and /or instruction is available on:
  • Emergency Evacuation Procedures
  • Active Shooter Response procedures 
  • Emergency Preparedness 
  • TC Emergency Notification System (TC Alert)       
In addition to educating the community on emergency response preparation, we also provide community education and training on:
  • Crime Prevention
  • Personal Safety  
  • Fire Safety
  • Special Event Requests 
  • Subway Safety  

If you would training or information on any of the above subject areas, please complete the form on the home page and we will contact you to set up an appointment.   

The Office of Public Safety also manages the campus access control system, the closed circuit television camera system (CCTV), and the emergency alarm system. 
Information on shared services with the affiliated campuses (Columbia University and Barnard College) can also be found on this web-site.        
If you have any questions or require further information, please contact the Office of Public Safety at 212-678-3111 during business hours 9:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, or email us anytime at: 
If you have an emergency or need assistance, please contact us 24/7 at:
x3333 on TC Ringcentral campus phones, or 212-678-3333 on any phone.
Report suspicious activity.....if you see something, say something.

Contact Us

Public Safety

Address: Suite 1A Whittier Hall

Box: 225 * Phone: (212) 678-3111 * Fax: 212-678-3967 * Email:

Director: John DeAngelis

Emergency Phone Numbers 

  • Campus phone X3333
    Non campus or from cell phone 212-678-3333

Public Safety Alerts

Training Videos

Non-emergency College Services

  • TC PS Non emergency 3220
  • TC PS Administrative Office 3111
  • TC Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)   8164/6640
  • TC Facilities 3010  
  • TC Residential services 3235  
  • TC Student Development and Activities 3690  
  • TC Risk Management 3482

TC College Services

  • TC General College Information  3000
  • Office of Diversity 8410   
  • CU  PS 212-854-5555    
  • CUMC 212-854-(HELP) 4357 
  • Barnard College  212-854-3362  
  • Counseling and Psychological Services   212-854-2878 
  • CU Medical Center 212-305-8100  

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