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Utility Failure

Emergency Power Failure:
If there is an emergency power failure, or someone trapped in an elevator, it should be reported immediately to the Department of Public Safety.

Department of Public Safety 
Rose Hill
Extension: 2222 or 5832
Phone: 718-817-2222 or 718-817-5832

Lincoln Center
Extension: 6076
Phone: 212-930-8888 or 212-636-6076

Westchester
Extension: 3333
Phone: 914-367-3001 or 914-367-3333

Minor Power Failure:
Minor failures of electricity, water, and/or gas should be reported to Facilities Operations at the following numbers during weekday business hours. During off hours, notifications should be made to the Department of Public Safety numbers listed above.

Campus Facility Operations
Rose Hill
Extension: 4830 or 4848
Phone: 718-817-4830

Lincoln Center 
Extension: 6090
Phone: 212-636-6090

Westchester 
Extension: 3333 
Phone: 914-367-3001 or 914-367-3333

Follow the directions given by fire wardens, the resident assistant/ director (RA/RD), or the Department of Public Safety. Fordham University is equipped with emergency generators capable of providing electricity to the campus telephone system and the following buildings at each campus.

  • Rose Hill McGinley Center
  • Lombardi Center
  • Thebaud Hall Annex
  • William D. Walsh Family Library
  • Lincoln Center McMahon Hall
  • McKeon Hall

Note: Temporary emergency lighting is provided in all other buildings and will remain lit long enough for the building to be evacuated. Once everyone is evacuated, the fire warden, RA/RD, or public safety personnel will direct you to an alternate location. Please ensure that all unnecessary appliances are disconnected or turned off to avoid overload when service is restored.