The Blue Folder: Campus & Community Resources

The following offices are available for student referral and faculty/staff consultation. Resources marked with an asterisk are confidential. The University offers a number of confidential resources for individuals who are unsure whether to report prohibited conduct and/or who are seeking counseling or other emotional support in addition to or without making a report. Confidential resources are great first points of contact to help you make informed decisions and retain your autonomy in the next steps.

Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services* Morningside/Manhattanville

(212) 854-2878 (24/7 support)

Counseling Services* CUIMC

(212) 305-3400 (24/7 support)

University counseling services are available across campuses for confidential counseling and referral for students and for consultation with faculty about students of concern.

Center for Student Success and Intervention

(212) 854-6872

Consult regarding concerns about students experiencing and/or causing distress. Coordinate support for students in distress across university departments or schools.  

Sexual Violence Response*

(212) 854-4357 (24/7 Helpline)

Sexual Violence Response advocates are available 24/7, year-round to provide confidential and trauma-informed support for those that have experienced gender and power-based violence, including sexual assault, dating and intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and sexual exploitation.

Title IX Coordinator 

(212) 853-1276

Columbia’s Title IX Coordinator takes reports alleging discrimination and harassment on the basis of categories including race, color, national origin, gender, age, and sexual orientation/identity, which includes allegations of sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Public Safety

If you believe a student is in immediate danger of self-harm and is in New York City, first call 911, then call Public Safety.

  • Morningside: 
    • Main (212) 854-2797
    • Emergency (212) 854-5555
  • Manhattanville: 
    • Main (212) 853-3301
    •  Emergency (212) 853-3333
  • CUIMC:
    • Main (212) 305-8100
    • Emergency (212) 305-7979

You can also call for assessment of threatening or potentially violent faculty/staff/visitor behavior.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)*

(844) 636-1260

Supporting students of concern can have a personal impact on faculty and staff wellbeing. The EAP program is available for all Columbia faculty and staff, offering counseling and support.

Affiliate Schools Counseling and Psychological Services*:

Community Resources

Should you or your student need support while off campus, the following community resources are available.


Call for concerns about safety and well-being.

NYC 24 Hour Crisis Services/Mental Health Hotline

(888) 692-9355

Call for immediate, confidential crisis support and intervention.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  


Call for immediate, confidential crisis support and intervention.

​​Mount Sinai Morningside

(212) 523-4000        

  The closest hospital/ER to campus, located at 419 W. 114th Street.

For immediate psychiatric care (Morningside) 

(212) 523-3347

Students may also go directly to the Mount Sinai Morningside Emergency Room located at 113th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (443 W. 113 Street).

New York Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

(212) 305-2500 

The closest hospital/ER to CUIMC campus, located at 630 W 168th Street.

For immediate psychiatric care (CUIMC) 

(212) 305-8075

Students may also go directly to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia Emergency Room located at 630 W 168th Street

NYC HOPE - NYC Domestic Violence Hotline

(800) 621-4673 (HOPE)