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Safety and Security

Security of building spaces is an important concern and a priority for Facilities and Campus Services. 

Doors that do not open, close securely, or lock; windows that will not latch or have broken glass; and card access systems that are not functioning properly are all considered safety and security issues and should be reported immediately.

For academic and staff buildings:

  • Contact the Building Coordinator. To find a buildings BC go to: https://www.fs.cornell.edu/fs/fs_facilFind.cfm  and look up by building name, facility code, or address. Or, enter an online Service Request.
  • For emergencies 24/7 call 607-255-5322.
  • For followup on service requests see the service request confirmation email and follow link to view status or go to SR search form to look up.

For campus residences:

  • For non-emergency repair and maintenance enter a Service Request online. 
  • For emergencies 24/7 call 607-255-5322.
  • For follow up on service requests 
    • Contact the Primary Building Coordinator
    • Call the Cornell Housing Maintenance Office M-F, 8am-4pm, 607-255-0328 
    • Go to SR search form to look up a service request you have entered with your net id. (You will only see the service request if your net id was used as requester.)
 Personal Safety Concern? Contact the Cornell University Police at 607-255-5111
 They provide a Blue Light program that addresses many personal safety concerns.
    Blue Light phones around campus connect directly to CUPD
    Blue Light escort service is available upon request, 607/255-7373, or use a blue light phone
    For more on the Blue Light Program go to the CUPD website: www.cupolice.cornell.edu/about-the-department/blue-light-services