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Contact Information

Cornell Police
G2 Barton Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Tel: (607) 255-1111 or 911

Ithaca's campus is generally very safe, but we all play a role in keeping it that way. 

Cornell Police

Cornell Police is your campus law-enforcement agency. Cornell Police strives to enhance the safety and security of everyone on campus and can enforce local, state and federal laws. 

Blue Light

Cornell's Blue Light services keep you safe at Cornell with more than 600 Blue Light phones, the Blue Light Bus Service, and Blue Light Escorts. 

Caring Community

Cornell is committed to maintaining a bias-free climate based on civility, decency, and respect. Reporting, understanding, and preventing bias activities are essential to maintaining our caring community.

Cornell will not tolerate sexual misconduct in any form.  The Sexual Harassment and Assault-Response and Education (SHARE) website, provides comprehensive resources for community members.

Safety Do's...

Tips & Topics

  • Academic Integrity

    If you have questions about Cornell's academic integrity rules, speak up and ask your faculty. You may also find this pamphlet useful as you transition to university academic standards.

  • Preparing for Ithaca Winters

    Ithaca winters can be snowy and cold, but they also provide an opportunity for skiing, snowboarding, and sledding (and completing your PE requirement too)! Review these helpful hints for winter newbies.

  • What you should know about hazing

    Cornell has many terrific student groups, organizations, and teams. However, like other colleges and universities, we are not immune to hazing. The university takes hazing very seriously and so do most students.