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Public Safety

St. John's Public Safety officers engage in routine motorized and foot patrols on a 24-hour basis. The officers are stationed at various posts throughout campus. Some of these posts include but are not limited to the following places on the Queens campus: the main gate, Carnesecca Arena, and in the Libraries. Public Safety officers are also posted in the six Queens campus Residence Halls: Century, Carey, DaSilva, Hollis, Donovan and John Cardinal O’Connor Residence Hall. On the Staten Island campus, these posts include: Flynn Hall, Mahoney Hall, Campus Center, Main Information Booth, and rear parking lot. On the Manhattan Campus, a Public Safety Officer is posted at the main desk.


Emergency Contact Numbers

On campus, you also can receive the latest emergency information via Audix, the University’s voice mail system. Off campus, call these numbers:

Closure and Emergency Information:   718-990-2000

Staten IslandOakdale
718-390-4487    718-374-1435

Information about emergencies in our surrounding communities is available thanks to Public Safety’s close working relationship with the NYPD, FDNY and Office of Emergency Management.