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Safety & Security

University Operations

The safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors is one of our top priorities at Yeshiva University. As part of the YU Office of University Operations, the Department of Security is committed to providing and maintaining the highest quality public safety services at our campuses in Manhattan: the Wilf Campus in Washington Heights, the Beren Campus in midtown Manhattan and the Cardozo School of Law at the Brookdale Center in Greenwich Village, as well as the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls in Queens.

Our security officers are posted in all University buildings on the three campuses as well as in all residence halls 24 hours a day when school is in session. We also provide additional coverage for special events.

Please contact us immediately in such cases as theft or vandalism, suspected intruders, dangerous conditions, medical emergencies, fire or smell of smoke. Additionally, we operate a regular schedule of shuttle services for the Manhattan campuses, including custom group transportation, and are here to help you with your parking questions and requests.

Daily Crime and Fire Safety Logs

A daily Crime Log and Fire Safety Log for all campuses is maintained at the Security Department office on each campus.  The logs for the most recent 60-day period are available for public inspection, upon request, during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, and information for prior periods is available upon request to the Security Department, with at least 2 business days prior notice.

These logs include all crimes, fire-related incidents and other serious incidents reported to the Security Department that occur on campus, including non-campus buildings or properties, on public property or within the Security Department’s jurisdiction, or crimes reported to the Security Department by the NYPD.  The logs set forth the incident type, date the incident is reported, date and time of occurrence, and general location of the incident, as well as the disposition of the incident (if this information is known).  An incident is posted into the log by the Security Department within 2 business days of it receiving a report of an incident; provided that the Security Department may exclude reports from a log in certain circumstances as permitted by law.

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Know Your Numbers

In any emergency, notify Police/Fire authorities immediately by calling 911.

For YU Security Assistance:

  • Wilf Campus: 212.960.5200
  • Israel Henry Beren Campus: 212.340.7796
  • Brookdale Center Campus (Cardozo Law): 212.790.0303
  • Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus (Van Etten): 646.592.4398
  • Ferkauf Graduate School (Rousso): 646.592.4385

Contact Us

Wilf Campus

2521 Amsterdam Avenue NY NY 10033
Telephone: 212.960.5200
Strenger Hall
Email: security@yu.edu 

24-Hour Security Dispatcher: 212.960.5200
24-Hour Hotline: 1.888.YUSAFTY (987-2389)

Beren Campus

50 East 34 street NY NY 10016
Telephone: 917.326.4885
Brookdale Residence Hall

24-Hour Security: 212.340.7460
24-Hour Hotline: 1.888.STERNYU (783.7698)

Cardozo School of Law / Brookdale Center

55 Fifth Avenue NY NY 10003
Telephone: 212.790.0303

Ferkauf Campus

Rousso Building
1165 Morris Park Ave Bronx NY 10061
Telephone: 646.592.4385

Van Etten Building
1225 Morris Park Ave Bronx NY 10061
Telephone: 646.592.4398

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