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Public Safety and Transportation


When and How to Report Issues of Concern

FAQs about the Threat Assessment Team (TAT).

What type of behavior warrants a report?
Any self-injurious behaviors, suicidal ideation, erratic behaviors that disrupt teaching or University activities, or behaviors that might compromise safety should be reported.* When in doubt, REPORT.

What do I do if I know an individual who may need to be reported?
If you feel there is an immediate threat, dial “5” from any campus phone to contact the Department of Public Safety. For non-emergencies call 516.877.3511. Otherwise, use the resources below depending on the nature of the concern.

Who should you make your report to?
If a member of the University community observes any behavior that is of concern and should be brought to the attention of the Threat Assessment Team (TAT), please call during business hours:

For immediate attention or off business hours: 

  • Off Campus 516-877-3511   (Public Safety)
  • Or dial “5” from any campus phone

Who can make a report?
Anyone who feels an individual associated with Adelphi University is a threat to himself/herself and/or the University community can make a referral. This includes students, faculty, staff, coaches, roommates, and parents.

What happens after I make a report?
The TAT members will take the information provided and make a decision regarding appropriate action. The TAT will ensure every report is thoroughly addressed.

How do I know if it is a TAT issue or if it is more appropriately handled by another campus resource?
You do not have to make this determination. If another campus resource is more appropriate, a member of the TAT will refer the student and handle the transfer of information.

* All information received will remain confidential.
**Reports to the Threat Assessment Team or Public Safety can be made anonymously.


For further information, please contact:

Public Safety and Transportation
Levermore Hall, Suite 113
p – 516.877.3500 or dial "5" from any on-campus phone

Regular Office Hours
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

After hours calls will be received by the 24-hour Public Safety Command Center in Levermore Hall, Suite 113.

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