Safety & Emergency Communications

Recent Information

  San Marcos Campus

There are no emergency communications currently in effect.

  San Marcos Campus

Updated Monday, January 29 at 7:23pm
ALL CLEAR -The threat has been determined to be unfounded. All Halls are reopening.

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UPD is investigating an unsubstantiated bomb threat on the San Marcos Campus. These buildings are currently being evacuated out of an abundance of caution, please avoid the area:

  • Jackson Hall
  • Tower Hall
  • College Inn
  • Butler 
  • Derrick Hall

Alkek Library, LBJ Student Center and Dining Halls are all open for students to utilize. UPD anticipates students will return to halls later this evening.

Continue to monitor TXST Alerts, social media, and this site for updates.

  Round Rock Campus

There are no emergency communications currently in effect.

  Round Rock Campus


The TXST ROUND ROCK CAMPUS will be closed Tuesday, January 31 and Wednesday, February 1.

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Monday, January 30 - Weather Alert to University Community

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

Mental Health Crisis

  • 512.245.2208 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
    • outside business hours, select option 2 for students experiencing a crisis or for those calling about a student in crisis
  • 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Support: Call, text, or chat 988
  • San Marcos, 24/7: 1.877.466.0660
  • Round Rock, 24/7: 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