Emergency

If this is an emergency, contact local law enforcement or 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

Columbia University Public Safety, Medical Center campus

212-305-7979

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital

1111 Amsterdam Ave. at 113th St.
Emergency Room: 212-523-3335
Psychiatric Emergency Room: 212-523-3347

Need Help?

If you are uncertain whether this is an emergency, contact Medical Services at 212-854-7426, available 24 hours a day. Urgent medical concerns are prioritized and will be assessed by a triage specialist, who will provide recommendations for care.

Columbia University Emergency Medical Service, an ambulance service, is also available by calling 212-854-5555. This on-campus ambulance service is available 24 hours a day free of charge for the Morningside campus. It provides pre-hospital emergency medical care and transport to the Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital Emergency Room located at 1111 Amsterdam Avenue at 113th Street.

Emergency contraception is also available at Medical Services.

If you are experiencing an urgent mental health concern, please call CPS immediately at 212-854-2878, available 24/7. A clinician will assess your concern and recommend next steps for your care.

For immediate psychiatric care

Students may also go directly to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital Emergency Room located at 113th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, 212-523-3347.

Need self-help and crisis resources?

Check out our Coping Tools page for various digital services, mobile apps, and online resources outside our regular hours of operation.

If you wish to speak with a confidential resource on campus the Sexual Violence Response office can be accessed 24/7/365 by calling 212-854-HELP/4357. You have the option of working with a staff survivor advocate or, when available, a peer advocate, both of whom are certified by the New York City Department of Health and trained to address issues of violence. They can provide crisis intervention and will discuss options for reporting and seeking medical help. Advocates can accompany students to on- and off-campus resources such as hospital emergency departments, New York City Police Department, the district attorney's office, and Columbia Public Safety.

If you have been sexually assaulted, contact Columbia Public Safety at 212-854-5555 or the New York City Police Department at 911.

The SVR Lerner 700 office is available for walk-ins during business hours. 

We also continue to offer virtual appointments. Please call 212-854-3500 to schedule a virtual appointment.

For urgent or after-hours support, please call the 24/7 helpline (212-854-HELP/4357) to speak with an advocate.

If you are being stalked or threatened, or have immediate concerns about your physical safety, contact Public Safety at the numbers below. Public Safety also provides an escort service; request an escort by calling 212-854-SAFE.

  • Morningside and Manhattanville
    212-854-5555
     
  • Medical Center
    212-305-7979
     
  • Teachers College
    212-853-3333
     
  • Barnard College
    212-854-3362

If you would like confidential non-emergency support and guidance around issues of personal safety—stalking, threats, or other issues of personal security—contact Sexual Violence Response (212-854-HELP/4357) and speak with a survivor advocate, available 24/7, 365 days a year.