Campus Safety

UPD  is honored to serve at a university focused on protecting the health, safety and welfare of students, faculty and staff. In addition to emergency preparedness, we invite you to become familiar with other services and regulations that are here to keep you safe and successful every day.

For real-time alerts and information during emergency situations, please visit our Safety & Emergency communications site.

Cpt. Roscoe with a student

TXState Alerts

Emergency notification system — opt in to receive text alerts about campus situations.

Bobcat Guardian

Free mobile app that creates a virtual safety network of friends and family. 

Campus Carry

Information on state and university rules and regulations concerning firearms.

Victim Services

Assistance for those who have been the victims of violent crime.

Environmental Health, Safety, Risk and Emergency Management

Campus department charged with occupational safety, emergency management and environmental stewardship.

CARE Program 

Assistance for students who are experiencing academic, personal or transitional challenges.

Emergency Call Boxes

There are blue-light emergency call boxes throughout the Texas State campus.

By pressing the red button on any of these call boxes, you’ll be connected directly to UPD.

call box for emergency