Public Safety

Public Safety staff are on duty during non-business hours and can be reached by dialing 609-947-5940 from a cell phone, or extension 5460 from any Institute telephone. For inquiry during business hours, please contact Michael Ciccone at extension 8219, or send a message to

In case of a Police, Fire or Medical EMERGENCY:

FIRST DIAL 911 from any campus, housing or personal telephone*

If an individual has stopped breathing or a heart attack is suspected, after calling 911

  • WEEKDAYS: contact a nearby IAS staff or faculty member
  • EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS: 609-947-5940 from a cell phone, or call extension 5460 from any Institute phone

While the 911 responders are in transit, every effort will be made to send an individual trained in AED/CPR techniques to the location of the disabled individual (staff and faculty have a list of those trained in AED/CPR).


To report an Electrical, Plumbing, Heating or Mechanical problem, or if you are locked out of your apartment or office, dial ext. 5460 from any campus or housing phone. You may also dial 1-609-947-5940 from any telephone to reach Public Safety.

*If you dial 911 in error, please do not hang up. Wait for the emergency dispatcher to come on the line and explain that it was a misdial. If you hang up before speaking with the dispatcher, Princeton Emergency Services will be obligated to send a police car to your location to investigate the call

Lost and Found

If you have lost or found items on the Institute campus, including member housing, please report it by calling extension 5460 from any Institute phone, or by emailing

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