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Campus Hours of Operation

The campus is normally open form 7:15 AM to 11:00 PM Monday through Friday and 7:15 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

The college is closed on Public Holidays, and on any other designated days, as published on the Academic Calendar.

During intersessions and recesses there are no classes, but the campus is open for normal business.


Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling Services

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Personal Counseling Services located in Room 0203 James Hall provides free and confidential drug counseling for students, employees and their families. Professionals and trained supervised students provide help with drug or alcohol related problems through individual and group counseling and referrals to off-campus services. A special support group program for former drug users is also offered. Appointments can be made in person or, if anonymity is desired, by calling (718) 951-5363.

Union-Sponsored Services

DC 37 and all AFSCME union locals provide their members with short-term counseling and referrals to substance abuse programs. For further information - call (212) 815-1234.

Public Safety Emergency Number - 951-5444

Regular Office Business - 951-5511

Locksmith Shop - 951-3149

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Escort service

Escorts (telephone: 951-5511) will be provided by security personnel to campus parking lots and nearby public transportation (bus and subway) for students and faculty and staff members who request them. Requests should be made about twenty or thirty minutes before an escort is needed. In addition, security shuttle service operating on Campus Road provides transportation to and from local bus stops, subway stations, and the municipal parking lot from 5 to 11:30 p.m. daily. A van is also available for students and staff members with disabilities.

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Bicycle rack

Security personnel maintain a bicycle rack inside the gate at Campus Road and East 27 Street during the hours that the campus is open. The enclosure may be used by students and faculty and staff members upon presentation of a valid Brooklyn College photoidentification card. There are also two racks outside Ingersoll Hall on Bedford Avenue. This location is not manned by Security personnel. Bicycles must be properly secured to the rack by sturdy chains or locks. Overnight storage of bicycles is not permitted.

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Photo identification

All students and members of the faculty and staff are requested to carry a Brooklyn College photoidentification card on campus and are required to wear it on campus when the college is closed. The card must be displayed in order to gain access to the campus, the library, and the Student Center. Photoidentification services, located in the 1st floor lobby of the West Quad building within the Enrollment Services Center, are available Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and for extended periods during registration.

Students who wish to enter or remain on campus after it is closed must obtain written permission from the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs or have a 24-hour photoidentification card.

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Health Insurance Plans

Eligible employees and retirees are provided with in-patient and out-patient alcohol and drug treatment services under all New York City health plans. To determine the specific requirements to obtain these benefits, please review your New York City health benefits booklet, or call your Health Plan Provider for further information.

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Security personnel patrol the campus twenty-four hours a day, on foot and in security vehicles, to ensure the safety and well-being of all students, faculty and staff members, and visitors on campus and on the streets bordering the campus.

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Emergency medical service hotline 951-5858

Emergency medical assistance is provided by the Student Emergency Medical Squad, Rm. 021 New Ingersoll. Ambulance facilities are also provided.


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