University Police Department

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Pardon Our Dust

In order to better serve and protect our Bobcat Community, the UPD website will be under construction this summer. Pardon our dust as we reorganize our website. Our resources are still available.

If you need assistance:

If it is an emergency please call 911.


UPD serves an integral role in campus life as the university's principal provider of safety and security for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. We are dedicated partners in maintaining Texas State University's legacy as a healthy and enriched educational environment.

UPD Launches New Department Policies

Scam Alert Information

The Texas State University Police Department has learned of a current scam where callers pretending to be UPD officers attempt to obtain personal information from their victims.

Faculty Safety Resources

UPD offers multiple safety resources for faculty on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses.
Texas State Call Box

UPD is Available 24/7

Phone: 512.245.2805

Emergency: 911

Be Safe Bobcats

Become familiar and have at the ready, these important safety tools.
Emergency Call Boxes
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Begin Your Career at TXST!

TXST UPD, made up of dedicated professionals, offers opportunities in criminal investigations, crime prevention and command staffing.


We're excited to see our students back on campus and we invite you to join us for one of the many UPD engagement opportunities. 

Officer Sue on Bike Patrol During Unity March


From new UPD initiatives, to safety courses for students, find out what's happening at your Bobcat Community police department.

Department Structure

Internal and external relationships come together to fulfill the mission of UPD.

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Police Officer and Guard Walking