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Public Safety

For Help, please call 212.998.2222.

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The mission of New York University's Department of Public Safety is to create a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to pursue their educational and professional goals across the Global Network University. Read more about our commitment here.


Visit Our Command Center

NYU Public Safety Command Center

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NYU's Public Safety Command Center, located at 7 Washington Place, is open 24 hours, seven days a week, with officers available to provide assistance in both emergency and non-emergency situations. For assistance, please call 212.998.2222.

The ID Card Center, also located at 7 Washington Place, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For information regarding the NYU ID Card, please call 212.443.CARD (2273).



Lost & Found

The Department of Public Safety is the central repository for items lost and found on campus. Our system allows you to report a lost item and review the inventory of found items to help facilitate recovery of your belongings.

If you find a lost item in an NYU facility, please turn the item in to a uniformed NYU Public Safety officer or bring the item directly to our command center at 7 Washington Place. You can also email us at or call us at 212.998.1305.

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