Urgent Situations

For 24-hour emergency assistance on campus, dial 212-772-4444.

For emergencies, dial 911.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

Public Safety and Security

The Public Safety Department was created to ensure that those who attend any of the CUNY institutions do so in a safe and comfortable environment. The Hunter College Public Safety Department also maintains a strong working relationship with the NYPD as well as county, state, and federal authorities and the NYFD.

Emergency Preparedness

If you have specific questions about safety or emergency preparedness at Hunter, call 212-772-4521.

Sign up for CUNY Alert, the university emergency notification system

You can receive texts, email and/or voice alerts of emergencies or weather related closings on your campus; you can choose your campus or office locations, phones for voice and text messages, and/or email addresses for instant emergency communication.

Emergency numbers for all Hunter Campuses

Note: Some campuses are not open 24/7. The hours of operation are listed below. 212-772-4444 can be called for emergency assistance for any campus.

Police, Fire, and Ambulance (24 hours): 911

Campuses and BuildingsPhone NumbersHours of Operation
68th Street212-772-4444
Silberman School of Social Work212-396-7777 (7:00 AM – 11:30 PM)
Brookdale Campus212-481-4444
Campus Schools212-860-1264 (7:00 AM – 11:30 PM)
Baker Theatre Building212-396-6983 (7:00 AM – 11:30 PM)
Roosevelt House212-396-7914 (7:00 AM - 11:30 PM)
Casa Lally646-649-4791 (7:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
MFA212-226-2389 (7:00 AM - 1:00 AM)
Voorhees212-396-6883 (6:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
EMERGENCY911

Note: The Hunter College Department of Public Safety does not monitor or provide security at any off-campus events; or for any off-campus organizations and/or residences not owned by Hunter College.

Lost & Found

Location: Room 213, West Building
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM (barring unforeseen emergencies and holidays)

Please come to Central Command on the B-1 Level of the West Building. Room 213 is unmanned.

Lost & Found forms are kept by the door. To report a lost item, fill out the form and provide a good description of the item and place the form in the gray box by the same door.