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Public Safety

Public Safety

The Office of


‌‌The Office of Public Safety endeavors to provide a safe and secure campus for TC students, staff and its community partners. We accomplish this through a combined approach to safety.
Public Safety staff members are licensed / certified by the State of New York and trained on TC emergency response procedures. In addition, OPS looks to educate the TC community through a variety of means including; brochures, web site postings and instructional sessions.  It is the goal of PS to inform the community how to prepare for and respond to emergencies, should one 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, complete the form on the home page and someone will contact you to set up an appointment.   

Public Safety also manages electronic access control, closed circuit television cameras (CCTV), and the emergency alarm systems. 
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 Public Safety at 212-678-3340 or email us at     

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


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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