If this is an emergency, please contact local law enforcement, Columbia Public Safety, or go to the nearest emergency room.
New York City Police Department
Columbia University Public Safety
Emergency: (212) 854-5555
Medical Center Public Safety
Emergency: (212) 305-7979
Mt. Sinai - St. Luke's Hospital
1111 Amsterdam Ave. at 114th Street
General Line: (212) 523-4000
Emergency Room: (212) 523-3335
Psychiatric Emergency Room: (212) 523-3347
After-hours please contact (212) 854-7426. Your concern will be assessed by a telephone triage specialist, and recommendations for care will be provided.
Emergency Contraception is also available at Medical Services. Please check our Service pages for additional information about options and how to obtain EC on or off campus.
Urgent medical or mental health concerns are prioritized by the medical and counseling services of Columbia Health. Columbia students may reach us by calling 212-854-2878.
For after-hours mental health concerns, please contact 212-854-2878. Your concern will be assessed by a telephone triage specialist, and recommendations for care will be provided.
CUMC students, please contact the CUMC Student Health Service for emergencies.
For immediate psychiatric care, students may also go directly to the Mt. Sinai - St. Luke's Hospital Emergency Room at 113th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, (212) 523-3347.
If you have been sexually assaulted, please contact Columbia University Department of Public Safety at (212) 854-5555 (4-5555 on-campus phone) or the New York Police Department at 911 (off-campus phone).
If you have been sexually assaulted and need immediate emergency assistance, please contact Columbia University Department of Public Safety at (212) 854-5555 (4-5555 on-campus phone) or the New York Police Department at 911 (off-campus phone).
If you are being stalked, threatened, or have immediate concerns about your personal safety, you can contact the Columbia University Department of Public Safety by calling (212) 854-5555. Public Safety also provides an escort service for the Columbia University Campus, which can be requested by calling (212) 854-SAFE.
If you would like non-emergency support and guidance around issues with personal safety (stalking, threats or other issues of personal security) please contact Sexual Violence Response (212-854-HELP/4357) and speak with a Survivor Advocate, available 24/7 (365 days a year).
Sexual Violence Response & Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center can be accessed 24/7/365 by calling (212) 854-HELP/4357. You will have the option of working with a staff Survivor Advocate or a Peer Advocate, both of whom are Department of Health certified and trained to address issues of violence. They can provide crisis intervention and will discuss options for reporting and/or seeking medical help. Advocates can accompany students to on- and off-campus resources such as hospital emergency departments, NYPD, District Attorney's office, and Public Safety.
Additional Information and Resources
Columbia University Emergency Medical Service (CU-EMS), an ambulance service, is available by calling (212) 854-5555.
This on-campus ambulance service is available, free of charge for the Morningside campus 24 hours a day. CU-EMS provides pre-hospital emergency medical care and transport to the Mt. Sinai - St. Luke's Hospital ER.