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In a Crisis


  • Blue Light Services:
    • Blue Light Phones: Pick up any Blue Light phone, or one of the 275 indoor emergency phones located on campus, for a direct connection to the CU Police.
    • Blue Light Escort teams are available to walk students home seven days a week, from dusk to dawn. Call 607 255-7373 or pick up a Blue Light Phone.
    • TCAT’s Blue Light bus routes 92 and 93 serve the campus and Collegetown seven nights a week, 6:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m., on an hourly basis during the academic year. Use your CU ID when boarding and pay no fare.
  • Big Red Shuttle: free, student-run, Friday and Saturday late-night transportation service for students in need of a safe ride home
  • Tompkins & Cortland 2-1-1: a free, confidential 24-hour helpline maintains a comprehensive database of health and human services available to those who live and work in Tompkins County.
  • Victim Advocate: assistance for any member of the Cornell community who has been the victim of a crime, bias, or other traumatic incident
  • University Ombudsman: a safe place where any member of the Cornell community may discuss problems or issues within the University
  • Wellbeing programs: for faculty and staff







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