Safety & Emergency Communications

Recent Information

  San Marcos Campus

There are no emergency communications currently in effect.

  Round Rock Campus

There are no emergency communications currently in effect.

  TXST campuses will return to normal operations at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, February 5

All classes will resume and offices will open as normal on February 7, 2022, at the San Marcos and Round Rock Campuses.

  Round Rock Campus closed February 3 and 4

Due to winter storm warnings and advisories, anticipated icy conditions, and the significant impact this will have on travel, Texas State University will cancel classes (in-person and online) and suspend operations on Thursday, February 3 and Friday, February 4, 2022, at the San Marcos and Round Rock Campuses.

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TXSTATE Alert System

Our alert notification system sends texts or emails to your device during emergencies. Follow real-time updates and get notifications when the situation is resolved.

Emergency Preparedness

Prepare yourself before an emergency happens. These resources will help you know what to expect and how to react during different types of situations.

Safety Resources

Take control of your well-being while making the most of your time at Texas State by exploring all of our available resources. Learn about these safety-related programs, departments and important phone numbers.

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Serving with Integrity

The University Police Department strives to ensure that Texas State is a safe environment for everyone to learn, work, live and visit.

Important Contacts

The following numbers serve both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses unless otherwise noted.

In the event of an emergency, call 911 for ambulance, fire or police.


Nonemergency TXST University Police Department

512.245.2890 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

512.245.2805 (all other hours)


Mental Health Crisis

512.245.2208 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

San Marcos, all other hours:1.877.466.0660

Round Rock, all other hours:1.800.841.1255


Housing and Residential Life (San Marcos Campus only)

512.245.4663 to report non-life-threatening emergencies (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).

All other hours, please contact Staff-On-Call in your residential facility.


Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management

512.245.3616 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and nonemergency 512.738.6650 (only for reporting environmental issues, chemical spills, lab issues or other non-life-threatening safety concerns all other hours) or emergency 911