CALL 911 for any situation that requires IMMEDIATE police, fire, or medical response to preserve life or property. You can also use any outdoor Blue Light phone (situated throughout campus) or indoor designated emergency phone to report a campus emergency. Just pick up the receiver or press the call button.

The Emergency Action Guide at the left provides instructions on actions to take in emergency situations. Click this Emergency Action Guide link to download a copy to print and keep in a convenient location.


Turn Around Don't Drown

Flood season approaches! Be prepared and remember that it only takes 12 inches of water to carry of a small car. Don’t risk driving or walking into flood waters. Turn Around Don’t Drown!

Do you know the difference between a Flood Warning, Flood Watch, and Flood Advisory?

Flood WARNING – Take Action! Hazardous flooding is happening or about to happen.

Flood WATCH – Be Prepared! Conditions are right for flooding in your area and flooding is possible.

Flood ADVISORY - Be Aware! Less serious flooding is expected but it could be dangerous if you do not exercise caution.


Got 2 minutes?  
Watch this video to learn how to do Hands Only CPR!


Cornell University has developed a comprehensive emergency management program utilizing best standard practices from across peer institutions and emergency management organizations. This program will provide guidance to the campus community for the organization, coordination and collaboration of university services and resources toward an effective response to, continuation through and the recovery from emergencies. The effectiveness of this program is dependent on the preparedness of the entire campus community to stay vigilant to prepare for the unexpected events and disasters that may impact the mission of teaching, research and outreach of Cornell University.