What to do in an Emergency

Report an emergency in the following ways:

  • For YU Security assistance:
  • Wilf Campus: 212.960.5200 (24 Hour)
  • Israel Henry Beren Campus: 212.340.7460
  • Cardozo Law School:  212.790.0303
  • 24 Hour Emergency Number: 212.960.5200
  • Call 911 to report emergencies directly to the New York City Police, Fire and Emergency dial Services. If calling 911 while on campus, also call YU Security so we can expedite the emergency response.
  • For smoke or fire, pull the Fire Alarm Pull Boxes, which are red in color, located adjacent to all fire exits. A signal is sent to the fire command station in the main lobby and to a central dispatch station that notifies the FDNY. When pulled, this device will also activate an audible fire alarm.
  • Emergency Call Stations (Blue Lights) located on our Wilf campus these Blue lights provide emergency communication for our campus streets, parking areas and other outside places of public assembly. By pressing the emergency button a Security Officer will be dispatched to your location and you can engage in hands free conversation with Security. Blue Light call stations are located at the following locations:
  • 24 Laurel HILL Terrace
  • Laurel Hill Terrace (vicinity of rear entrance to gym)
  • 185th & Audubon (vicinity of Parking Lot B)
  • Amsterdam at 183rd (vicinity of parking Lot D)
  • 565 185th St. (Parking Lot H - opposite the Schottenstein Center)
  • 186th Street between Amsterdam and Laurel Hill (Parking Lot C)
  • 186th Street between Amsterdam and Audubon (Parking Lot A)
  •  497 West 182nd Street (Corner of Amsterdam & Laurel Hill)

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS

  • NYPD / FDNY / EMS-AMBULANCE / HAZMAT Emergency – 911
  • NON-EMERGENCY – 311

On Campus Emergency Numbers

  • Wilf Campus Security (24 Hour)                                                                    (212) 960-5200
  • Beren Campus Security                                                                                   (212) 340-7460
  • Cardozo Law School Security                                                                         (212) 790-0303
  • Director of Security                                                                                         (646) 592-4476
  • Environmental Health & Safety                                                                     (212) 568-3986
  • Health Center (Wilf)                                                                                        (646) 685-0391                                                                                                             

Hotline / Help-Line Numbers

  • Hatzalah                                                                                                              (212) 230-1000
  • Poison Control                                                                                                   (800) 222-1222
  • Child Abuse Reporting Center                                                                        (800) 342-3720
  • Crisis Intervention Hotline                                                                              (212) 219-5599
  • Domestic Violence Hotline                                                                             (800) 621-4673
  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children                                      (800) 843-5678
  • Safe Horizon Crisis (Crime Victims) Hotline                                                  (212) 577-7777
  • Sex Crimes Report Line                                                                                    (646) 610-7273

Wilf Campus – 34th Precinct Non-Emergency Numbers

  • 34 Precinct                                                                                                          (212) 927-9711
  • Community Affairs                                                                                             (212) 927-0576
  • Community Policing                                                                                          (212) 927-2640
  • Crime Prevention                                                                                               (212) 927-9301
  • Domestic Violence                                                                                             (212) 927-0821
  • Youth Officer                                                                                                       (212) 927-0701
  • Auxiliary Coordinator                                                                                        (212) 927-0700                                                            

Beren Campus – 17th Precinct Non-Emergency Numbers

  • 17 Precinct                                                                                                          (212) 826-3211
  • Community Affairs                                                                                             (212) 826-3228
  • Community Policing                                                                                          (212) 826-3212
  • Crime Prevention                                                                                               (212) 826-3224
  • Domestic Violence                                                                                             (212) 826-3210
  • Youth Officer                                                                                                       (212) 826-3207
  • Auxiliary Coordinator                                                                                        (212) 826-3216                                                                  

Brookdale Residence Hall – Midtown South - Non-Emergency Numbers

  • MTS Precinct                                                                                                       (212) 927-9711
  • Community Affairs                                                                                             (212) 927-0576
  • Community Policing                                                                                          (212) 927-2640
  • Crime Prevention                                                                                               (212) 927-9301
  • Domestic Violence                                                                                             (212) 927-0821
  • Youth Officer                                                                                                       (212) 927-0701
  • Auxiliary Coordinator                                                                                        (212) 927-0700
  • Detective Squad                                                                                                 (212) 927-0823 

Cardozo Law – 6th Precinct Non-Emergency Numbers

  • 6th Precinct                                                                                                         (212) 741-4811
  • Community Affairs                                                                                             (212)741-4826
  • Community Policing                                                                                          (212)741-4827
  • Crime Prevention                                                                                               (212) 927-9301
  • Domestic Violence                                                                                             (212)741-4800
  • Youth Officer                                                                                                       (212)741-4828
  • Auxiliary Coordinator                                                                                        (212)741-2032
  • Detective Squad                                                                                                 (212)741-4841

Local and National Emergency Information

New York City Police: http://www.nyc.gov/nypd 
New York Fire Department: http://www.nyc.gov/fdny 
New York City Office of Emergency Management: http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/contact/contact.shtml
National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://emergency.cdc.gov
Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov