Student Emergency Services

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Rensselaer Emergency and After-Hour Support

If you or someone you know is in need of help, contact the emergency support services below.

Dean-on-Duty
Contact Public Safety at (518) 276-6611
Our 24/7 on-call administrator is available to respond to students in crisis, campus emergencies, and incidents that may result in harm to oneself of others. They serve in an on-call rotation providing after-hour support to Rensselaer students.

On-Call Counselor
Contact Public Safety at (518) 276-6611
Counseling services are available in the evenings and on the weekends to offer support.

Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART)
(518) 276-6266
Our BART team members respond to the emergent needs of the Rensselaer student community as it relates to incidents of bias, hate, or other marginalizing acts.

24-Hour Nurse
(866) 315-8756
Available after business hours to consult regarding health-related issues.

Title IX
Contact Public Safety at (518) 276-6611 or 911
We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy learning, living, and working environment in which no member of the Rensselaer community is, on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination or harassment in any Institute program or activity.

Report a Concern

Click to report general concerns, bias-related incidents, or violation of student handbook online. Please note that incident reports are periodically monitored during normal business hours. If this is an emergency or you are concerned for your own or someone else's immediate safety, STOP AND CALL PUBLIC SAFETY at (518) 276-6611 or CALL 911.

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Off-Campus Emergency Services

Sexual Assault (24-hour)
(518) 271-3257

Suicide Prevention
(800) 273-8255

Hospitals and Urgent Care

St. Peter’s Health Partners - Samaritan Hospital (Emergency Room)
(518) 271-3300
2215 Burdett Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Open 24-hours/day; 7 days/week; 365 days/year

St. Peter's Health Partners - St. Mary’s Hospital (Urgent Care)
1300 Massachusetts Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Open 8:00 a.m.–8 p.m., 7 days/week

AlbanyMed - EmUrgentCare (Price Chopper Plaza)
(518) 264-9000
730 Hoosick Road
Brunswick, NY 12180
Open 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; 7 days/week, including holidays

St. Peter's Urgent Care
(518) 286-3000
79 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Open Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.