Personal Emergencies

All university housing and security staff receive training and detailed procedures for the immediate and appropriate response to a wide variety of events and situations that could affect the health, safety, or security of a student.

What to Do

LIFE-THREATENING AND SERIOUS EMERGENCIES
In these situations, call 911 and then call Campus Security at 212.229.7001.
Examples of emergencies in this category include:
  • Back injury
  • Bleeding (heavy or uncontrollable)
  • Breathing problems
  • Chest pain
  • Drug or alcohol overdose
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Mental health disturbance/suicidal ideation or action
  • Sexual assault
NON-LIFE-THREATENING AND OTHER EMERGENCIES
In these situations, call Campus Security at 212.229.7001 and await instructions.
Examples of emergencies in this category include:
  • Fights (on campus)
  • Missing persons
  • Suspicious person or intruder
  • Non-life-threatening injury or illness

 

If You Call 911, Let Them Know:

  • You are calling to report an emergency at The New School
  • The address
  • The injury or situation
  • The telephone number you are calling from
  • Where emergency vehicles can enter
 
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