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Safety Resources

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.)
At other times, please contact Staff-On-Call in your residential facility.

Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management

512.245.3616 (8 a.m.  -  5 p.m.)

Emergency 911. Nonemergency 512.738.6650 (only for reporting environmental issues, chemical spills, lab issues or other non-life-threatening safety concerns all other hours)


Safety Escorts

San Marcos Campus: 512.245.7233 (Bobcat Bobbies, 24 hours)

Round Rock Campus: 512.716.4911, dial option 1 to speak to an officer


Safety Resources

Campus Map

Find your way around campus, and locate specific buildings during an emergency.

Safety Escorts

Nervous about getting back to your residence hall safely from the library or another part of the San Marcos Campus after dark? Call Bobcat Bobbies!

Mental Health Resources

Browse the many mental health resources available on campus for students, friends and family, and faculty and staff.

Cyber Threats 

Have you experienced phishing, spam, social engineering, identity theft or malware? Learn more about what to do in a cyber threat situation.

Sexual Misconduct Reporting

Find information on Title IX, contact the Title IX coordinator, or file a report on sexual misconduct.

Sexual Assault Resources

Browse resources related to sexual assault, including support hotlines, the local women's center and hospital info.

Safe Office Allies

Interested in learning more about how your office can become a designated safe office at Texas State? Get info about Allies Training.

Campus Carry

Read Texas State’s firearms policy, complying with state law, to understand where handguns are allowed and prohibited on campus.

Support Services

TXST University Police Department

The University Police provide many valuable safety resources including crime prevention, trainings and info about emergency procedures. Explore how University Police Department serves our community.

The Counseling Center 

The Counseling Center offers free, confidential counseling as well as online mental health resources to currently enrolled Texas State students. Learn more about their crisis and nonemergency services.

Behavior Assessment Team

The BAT consults with TXST faculty, staff and administration who have expressed concern about a student's behavior. Learn more about what this means and what you should do.

Student Emergency Services

SES works with individuals and offices across the university and the San Marcos community to assist students who have been impacted by an emergency. Find out more about what this means and how it works.