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Emergency Procedures

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Incidents Involving Students' Well-Being (All Campuses)

  • If a student is in immediate danger of hurting him/herself or others, call 911.
  • If a student expresses (either verbally or in written work) thoughts or impulses to hurt him/herself or impulses to harm others without any immediate, visible plan or intent, keep the student where he or she is, call the Wellness Exchange 212-443-9999 (24hr hotline) and request an urgent assessment.
  • After emergency services have been notified or a direct referral to wellness services, please notify, Courtney O’Mealley, Assistant Dean for Student & Alumni Affairs at courtney.omealley@nyu.edu | 212-998-9189.
  • If the student is not at imminent risk, but you are worried about the student's or the community's well-being, please reach out to the Wellness Exchange in order to seek advice on how to help the student. You may also consult with Courtney O’Mealley,Assistant Dean for Student & Alumni Affairs (contact information above).
Incident/Injury Protocol

  • For a non life-threatening injury, but requiring first aid or urgent care:
    • Contact Public Safety (8-2222)
    • Seek medical attention at an urgent care center
  • If near the Washington Square (New York) campus, the NYU Student Health Center - Urgent Care Clinic is located at 726 Broadway, Third Floor. If possible, someone should contact the Urgent Care Reception Desk at 212-443-1007 in advance to notify them that an injured student or employee is coming.
  • The NYU SHC Urgent Care Clinic hours vary by semester. Visit their website for current contact information.
  • In the event that urgent care is needed after NYU Student Health Services Urgent Care center is closed, should identify a nearby Urgent Care facility
  • If a student is injured during their field placement, all injuries should be reported to their faculty advisor. Advisors will report all field placement injuries and incidents to Peggy Morton, Assistant Dean for Field Learning & Community Partnerships at 212-998-5916.
  • All student injuries, accidents, or near-miss incidents (an accident where no injury may have occurred but potential for injury is high) should be reported to Mark Callahan, Associate Dean for Administration & Finance at 212-998-5952.

Weather Alerts and Other Emergencies

NYU maintains several systems to alert employees and students of emergencies and provide updates and instructions. These include:

  • Texts to your mobile phone. Please make sure that your mobile telephone number is up to date via ePass Self-Service.
  • NYU Alerts. Bookmark this site for updates on and detailed information about University operations when disruptions or emergencies occur.
  • Email. In the event of a disruption or emergency, monitor your University email account for important messages.
  • Twitter. Follow @nyudps and @nyuniversity.
  • Facebook. www.facebook.com/NYU
  • Information Hotline: 212-998-1220 (8-2222 should be reserved for reporting medical or mental health emergencies)

Washington Square

Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Service:

  • Call 911 to reach New York City emergency services
  • NYU Public Safety at 212-998-2222 (8-2222 from campus phones) to report the emergency

Non-life threatening medical needs requiring first aid or urgent care:

  • Call NYU Public Safety at 212-998-2222

Urgent mental health needs:

  • Call Wellness Exchange 24/7 hotline at 212-443-9999
  • Or call NYU Public Safety 24/7 at 212-998-2222

After notifying emergency personnel or in non-emergency situations contact Mark Callahan, Associate Dean for Administration & Finance at 212-998-5952 or Courtney O’Mealley, Assistant Dean for Student & Alumni Affairs at 212-998-9189.

Damage, Loss, or Theft of NYU or Personal Property

If the problem is urgent call the FCM Help desk immediately at 212-998-1001. Then report the emergency to Mark Callahan, Associate Dean for Finance & Administration.

This might include situations such as flooding or a dangerous structural or other environmental issue. Please consider the personal safety of yourself and others around you—evacuate in the event of a dangerous situation and contact NYU Public Safety.

 

Facilities Related Emergencies

If the problem is urgent call the FCM Help desk immediately at 212-998-1001.

Then report the emergency to Mark Callahan at mark.callahan@nyu.edu

This might include situations such as flooding or a dangerous structural or other environmental issue. Please consider the personal safety of yourself and others around you—evacuate in the event of a dangerous situation and contact NYU Public Safety.

Sarah Lawrence (Westchester)

  • For medical emergencies call 911.
  • In case of other emergencies the campus number to call is 914-395-2222.
  • For non-emergency security issues, the campus number to call is 914-323-2209.
  • After emergency personnel have been notified, or in non-emergency situations, please contact Susan Gerbino, Coordinator, NYU Sarah Lawrence at susan.gerbino@nyu.edu or 914-323-6201.

St. Thomas Aquinas (Rockland)

  • STAC Public Safety at 845-398-4080
  • Nyack Hospital at 845-348-2000
  • Good Samaritan Hospital at 845-368-5000
  • NYU Wellness Exchange 24/7 hotline at 212-443-9999

After emergency personnel have been notified or in non-emergency situations, please contact Aminda Heckman Chomanczuk, Interim Coordinator NYU Rockland at aminda.chomanzuk@nyu.edu or 845-398-4120.

NYU Rockland Campus maintains several updates and instructions. These include: