Public Safety

Emergency Line: 718-488-1078

Emergency Management

The Brooklyn Campus, Department of Public Safety offers comprehensive services in emergency response and management to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. Through several initiatives, the Campus is prepared for a wide array of emergency situations, ensuring prompt notification and protection of the Campus community whether the event is commonplace or extraordinary. In the event of emergency, the Brooklyn Campus Emergency Notification System is enabled to instantly and simultaneously contact Brooklyn Campus students, faculty and staff via Long Island University e-mail, Web site notifications and text messaging to those who register their cell phones with the University. 

An efficient Snow and Emergency School Closings system is in place to ensure our students are informed of closings immediately via the Brooklyn homepage, our emergency closings hotline (718-488-1000 or 718-488-1078), as well as local radio and television stations.

Frequently Asked Questions

When Will the Brooklyn Campus Emergency Alert System Be Used?

The Emergency Alert System will be used when quick action is urgently required by the campus community.
Examples include:

  • Sheltering from a storm
  • A dangerous situation such as a chemical spill, bomb threat or dangerous person
How Will I Know the Emergency Alert Message is Genuine?

The message sender will appear as follows:

  • For a text message: brooklyncampusalert
  • For an e-mail: Brooklyn Campus Information
  • For a phone call: 718-488-1078
Will My Contact Information Be Shared With Anyone?

If you register your cell phone number with the university to receive emergency messages via text or voicemail, it will remain confidential and will not be sold, disclosed or traded to anyone or used for anything other than the Brooklyn Campus Emergency Alert System.

Is There a Fee for the Emergency Alert System?

Brooklyn Campus will not charge a fee for notification sent to your LIU email account. Text messaging and phone charges from your provider may apply.

What if I don't know how to access my LIU e-mail account?

Students: For directions on accessing your campus e-mail account go to All registered Brooklyn Campus students automatically are assigned a LIU e-mail account in this format:

Faculty and Staff: If you don't already have an email account through Long Island University, stop by Information Technology, Room 206 in the library. Please bring your LIU ID card (available from Public Safety) to obtain an email account.

Can I register my family and friends for this system?

This system is only for currently enrolled students and faculty and staff of the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University.


On-Campus: ext. 1078
Off-Campus: 718-488-1078

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