Winter Storm Niko Update, 2/9/17

Updated 2/8/17, 9:00 p.m.

The Emergency Management Operations Team is actively monitoring conditions related to Winter Storm Niko.  Campus snow removal crews are mobilized and prepared to begin snow removal as soon as the snowfall begins during the overnight.  At this time, we are anticipating normal operations on campus tomorrow.

The New York City Emergency Management Department today issued a hazardous travel advisory for tomorrow, February 9.  In addition, Mayor De Blasio announced that New York City Public Schools will be closed tomorrow.

Please continue to monitor your email and check the Columbia Preparedness website for updates as the storm progresses.  We will send another email update in the morning. 

For assistance with campus and building services, contact Facilities at 212-854-2222 at Morningside, and 212-305-HELP (212-305-4357) at the Medical Center, 24 hours a day.

To report an emergency on campus, call Public Safety at 212-854-5555 at Morningside and 212-305-7979 at the Medical Center.

For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Service or on Twitter @NWSNewYorkNY. Stay informed by signing up for Notify NYC, the City's official source for emergency information, or by visiting New York City’s Severe Weather website.