The health and safety of all our students, faculty,
administration, staff and visitors is of paramount concern at St.
John’s University. While the likelihood of a major emergency
situation is remote, St. John’s recognizes the critical importance
of being prepared and has designed a comprehensive program that
ensures the security of the University community in the event of a
The University’s Emergency Planning programs are in place to
effectively prepare for and respond to several different types of
incidents that may occur. In the event of an emergency our first
goal is your safety and the safety of everyone on campus, so please
pay special attention to all the available safety information.
NYC Office of Emergency
In order to ensure the University is aware of potential hazardous
or emergency situations that may affect the University Community
within the NYC Area, the Department of Public Safety and Risk
Management maintains direct contact with the NYC Office of
Emergency Management as well as the New York City Police and Fire
The NYC Office of Emergency Management also supplies a wide
range of emergency and preparedness-related topics on their Web site.