Emergency Resources

Hurricane Sandy

In the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we pray that you have begun the recovery process and are on the way to resuming your normal lives but if you, your family or anyone you know is in need of assistance we have compiled a list of links that may be able to offer help.

Financial Aid Resources
American Red Cross

New York State Emergency Management
Suffolk County Emergency Management
Nassau County Emergency Management
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

For more information on the College and how it is coping with the aftermath of the storm, please continue to check the College website and social media pages (Facebook and Twitter) for additional updates and more information.

Disaster Assistance

If you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid.

For more information or to apply:


You can call to apply at 800.621.FEMA
The TTY number is 800.462.7585
For 711 or video relay service, call 800.621.FEMA or apply on your smartphone at m.fema.gov.

When you apply for disaster assistance, please have the following available:

  • Social Security number (including your spouse's)

  • Private insurance information, if available

  • Address and ZIP code of the damaged property

  • Directions to the damaged home or property

  • Daytime telephone number

  • A telephone number where they can reach you or leave a message

  • An address where you can get mail

  • If you want your disaster assistance funds sent directly to your bank, provide the FEMA agent with your bank account type (savings/checking), account number and routing number

Note: Disaster recovery assistance for eligible recipients is available without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.

College Emergency Closing Procedures

In the event of a college closing information will be posted to the college SMS message system, homepage, Facebook and Twitter. In addition to these electronic resources closing information will also be available on the following media outlets:

WALK 97.5 FM
News 12
WCBS 880
1010 WINS
NY1 News
CBS 2 News

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