Staying in the Know

  • Check www.columbia.edu and the Alerts and Announcements page on this site regularly.
  • Call the Columbia main switchboard at (212) 851-1754 to hear recorded updates.
  • Tune to local television and news radio for the most recent updates about any mass illnesses or weather situations and where to seek help.
  • Check your Columbia email regularly.
  • Sign up for the Emergency Text Message System.
  • If you feel ill during an emergency, contact your healthcare provider:
    • Students on the Morningside campus: (212) 854-2284
    • Students at CUMC: (212) 305-340
    • Faculty & Staff: Contact your personal healthcare provider.
  • During times of widespread danger, emergency phone numbers may be overwhelmed. Only call police or Public Safety if you are in immediate danger.