The Office of Security is responsible for maintaining Cardozo as a secure place for work and study.

5th Avenue Security Desk

12th Street Security Desk

Head of Security
Joe Cook or Paul Murtha


Campus Closings and Emergency Alerts

In the case of a severe weather event or other emergency, members of the Cardozo community will be notified through the YU Alert system, through email, phone notification, text messages and with posted information on the Cardozo homepage.  
YU Alert Emergency Notification(s)
These notifications will arrive to community members via text message, email, phone, fax, etc. Remember to register or update your contact information at  

This video is recommended by Campus Security as a tool for what to do in the event of a gunman in the building. It includes critical infomation about how to lockdown and when to figth back. We urge you to take the time to watch it carefully. The Video was produced by Auburn University for their college community. We thank them for allowing us to use it.

Notice of the Availability of our Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

Yeshiva University prepares an annual security report, which is available to all current and prospective employees and students. This report is required by federal law to be published by October 1 of every year and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the university. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.

This report is available online here for the Manhattan campuses and here for the Bronx campus. You may also request a paper copy from the Security Department office on the applicable campus.
    Beren Campus Security Department: 917.326.4885
    Brookdale Center (Cardozo School of Law) Security Department: 212.790.0303
    Wilf Campus Security Department: 212.960.5221
    Resnick Campus (Albert Einstein College of Medicine): 718.430.2180
As required by law, the university also annually prepares a fire safety report by October 1 of every year containing statistics regarding fires that have occurred within campus housing over the past three years, information about fire safety devices installed in campus housing, and information about the university's fire safety policies.  This report is available online here for the Manhattan campuses and here for the Bronx campus. You may also request a paper copy from the above-referenced Security Department offices (for the Manhattan campuses) and from the Fire Safety Officer at 718.430.2031 (for the Bronx campus).

Additional Security Information