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Health Guidance

Masking is strongly recommended in all indoor settings. New students and faculty and staff are required to sign an updated version of the Columbia Community Compact. Learn more.
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Emergency & Crisis Response

If you are currently in a life threatening situation or your safety is at risk, contact your local law enforcement, Columbia University Public Safety, or go to the nearest emergency room.

  • New York City Police Department: 911
  • Columbia University Public Safety, Morningside campus: 212-854-5555
  • Columbia University Public Safety, Manhattanville campus: 212-854-5555

Off Campus Local Hospital:

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital

  • Emergency Room: 212-523-3335
  • Psychiatric Emergency Room: 212-523-3347

*If you are not currently located in the New York City area please contact your local authorities in any life threatening situation or if your safety is at risk*

Columbia University Emergency Resources