Teachers College Office of Public Safety is dedicated to fostering a safe, secure, and welcoming campus environment for all TC students, faculty, staff, and visitors. We accomplish this through a comprehensive approach to public safety focused on public trust and providing quality safety and security services in partnership with the Teachers College community.
Antisemitism is a critical social justice issue, yet many are unclear on what the term means and are unfamiliar with its long history. All of this makes naming and addressing the issue complicated and necessary. Columbia University Life has compiled resources here to help people unpack what is meant by the term, and to address and combat the issue. Click here for Resources for Combating Antisemitism.
Islamophobia is a persistent social justice issue based on misinformation that impacts the lives of Muslim people around the world. Moreover, many people do not fully understand what Islamophobia is and how it informs their thinking. Columbia University Life has compiled resources here to help people unpack what is meant by the term, and to address and combat the issue. Click here for Resources for Combating Islamophobia.
These resources were compiled in partnership with students, faculty and staff from across the University for you to use in your exploration of this critical issue and the development of skills to combat Antisemitism and Islamophobia. Requests to add additional items can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional support resources, please visit the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs Resources in Challenging Times webpage.
TC Office of Public Safety Mission Statement:
The Office of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the learning, living, and working experience at Teachers College, Columbia University, by protecting all members of our diverse community, maintaining campus-wide safety & wellness, and protecting the property of the College and our community members. We accomplish this through a comprehensive approach to public safety focused on public trust and providing quality safety and security services in partnership with the Teachers College community.
The Office of Public Safety endeavors to support and educate the TC community through various ways, including sharing timely information on crime prevention and fire safety, campus emergency alerts, and providing safety-related training and instructional sessions. The goal of the Office of Public Safety is to assist the college in maintaining and fostering a student-centered, learning-focused campus where community members and visitors can feel safe, welcome, and flourish.
The Office of Public Safety strives to educate the TC community on how to best prepare for and respond to emergencies, should the need arise. On our site, community members will find the information available on
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If you would like more information on any of the above subject areas, have any questions, or require further information, please contact the Office of Public Safety at 212-678-3111 during business hours Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, or email us at email@example.com.
TC’s Office of Public Safety is dedicated to your safety and well-being, ready to provide public safety services to the entire TC Community. Should you require our immediate assistance, please get in touch with us 24/7 at 212-678-3333 or x3333 from a campus RingCentral phone. Finally, we hope you will continue to visit the TC Office of Public Safety website. New and updated information will continue to be posted and made available to keep you informed and prepared while at Teachers College.