The safety of our students, faculty
and members of the surrounding community is of critical concern.
Prompted by events at other campuses in the recent past, the
University tested and implemented a text-message emergency alert
system that won praise from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and is
serving as a model for other institutions.
As a nationally recognized leader in student safety, St. John’s
last year hosted a two-day Emergency Preparedness Conference in
cooperation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that
attracted more than 200 local, state and federal security