CARES Response Team

Response Resources and Referral

The CARES Response team provides initial intervention to campus requests for assistance.  The CARES team works collaboratively with Community Safety, CARES Preparedness, Nondiscrimination and campus partners in support of an effective response for all involved, and smooth transition for follow up, where applicable.

The CARES Response team answers the non-emergency call line 212-854-3362

Report a Concern

CARES/Non-emergency line:  212-854-3362

Community Safety/Emergency line: 212-854-6666

Members of the community may report crimes or emergencies at any time, day or night. Community members may also visit the Community Safety desk, staffed 24/7, in the lobby of Barnard Hall.

The College urges all members of the community to report crimes, Community Safety can assist with reporting to the appropriate municipal jurisdiction.  Members of the CARES Response team can assist with intake and response related to suspicious occurrences on campus.

If you would like to share comments, questions or feedback, we welcome your thoughts.

Other Campus Assistance

Discrimination or harassment: During business hours, contact the Nondiscrimination and Title IX office at 212-854-0037. Submit an information report.

Cybersecurity: BCIT's primer on how to spot and avoid phishing and other scams (requires login). If you think you may be a victim of a scam or bad link, notify the Service Desk immediately at or call 212-854-7172.

Facilities: For plumbing, electrical, removal of items, and related building concerns, please submit a request to Facilities Services.

More Information

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Barnard ID &
Card Access

If your ID card is lost or stolen, you can get more information regarding replacement by completing this form.  Barnard ID cards are issued through the Columbia ID Center, find additional information about replacement of damaged IDs on the ID Center webpage. Electronic swipe access questions or concerns can be submitted using this form.


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Safety Tips

Campus & Community Safety Information

Nearby Crime Alerts

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Lost and Found

The CARES Department will take valuables found on campus in for safekeeping and, when possible, will try to return items to their owner.  If you believe you left an item in a Barnard facility, submit your information via this form. For more information about Lost and Found, please click here