Emergency Information

If you are experiencing an emergency on campus in Albany, or wish to alert the University of an emergency or crisis, call NY Creates Site Security at 518-437-8600 from a cell or off-campus phone.
Dialing 911 from a site landline will ring the Security Control Center.
The City of Albany Police Department is the primary responding police agency for the site and dialing 911 from a cell phone will ring the City of Albany Police Dispatch.

RAVE Alert System

SUNY Polytechnic has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to provide our emergency alert system, capable of delivering messages to University and personal e-mail addresses, as well as to cell phone. Students are automatically registered for alerts on their SUNY Poly emails All members of the campus community are
encouraged to log into the RAVE site to confirm their contact information and choose notification preferences.

Learn more about the RAVE Alert System

For Urgent Mental Health Concerns

Call University at Albany’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) at 518-442-5800 any time of day or night to speak with a mental health professional.
More Information on Urgent Mental Health Concerns

Urgent Medical Concerns

Call University at Albany Student Health Services at 518-442-5229 any time of day or night.

  • During clinic hours, you’ll be connected to a Student Health Services staff member who can help arrange an appointment.
  • After hours, you can be connected to a nurse line. This outside service is free to all registered SUNY Poly Albany students.

If you’re unsure whether the situation is urgent, we encourage you to call and consult with us. We are here to help.

Sexual Violence Support & Advocacy

Call the Sexual Assault Hotline at 518-447-7716 any time of day or night to speak with a trained advocate.


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Detailed information, brochures and forms can be mailed to you upon request.


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