Frequently Asked Questions

How safe is Ithaca College?

The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (Public Safety) is operational 24 hours per day, seven days per week, year round. The Communications Center is staffed by a trained public safety professional at all times and can be reached by calling (607) 274-3333.

Public Safety is a full service public safety provider with responsibility for campus safety, campus crime awareness, and campus crime prevention and education. Public Safety members are a well-trained team inclusive of uniformed campus police officers, state-certified security officers, Environmental Health & Safety professional staff, and Parking Services professional staff. Public Safety areas of responsibility include emergency response, fire safety, crime prevention programming, special event staffing, and various other services that can be found on our website, listed below.


All campus community members are strongly urged to become familiar with the information contained in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report and the Emergency Readiness and Response Guide.


Office of Public Safety


Annual Security Report


Emergency Readiness and Response Guide