Health & Safety

Emerson provides many services and resources to promote the health and safety of the entire campus community:

Health and Wellness

The Center for Health and Wellness offers treatment for acute and minor illnesses, routine exams and lab tests, health education, and referrals to other health professionals.


Staffed by professional psychologists, social workers, and a psychiatrist, Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) helps students deal with the academic, social, emotional, and spiritual aspects of undergraduate and graduate life.

Safety and Security

The Emerson Police Department, located on the ground level of the Little Building (80 Boylston Street), provides law enforcement protection and emergency services to the entire College community on a 24-hour-a-day, 7-days-a-week basis.

If you have an on-campus emergency, call Emerson Police at 617-824-8888.

If you have an off-campus emergency, call 911.

Violence Prevention and Response

Violence Prevention and Response offers a safe and confidential space for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as friends and family affiliated with Emerson College who have been impacted by Power-Based Interpersonal Violence (sexual assault, stalking, and abusive relationships). Resources for Support »

Related Support Services

Little Building

Students chat outside the Little Building.

Clery Report

Emerson's Annual Report on Campus Security Policies and Crime Statistics is available online. A paper copy of this same report is obtainable upon request from the College’s Police Department.