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.
Emergency notification system — opt in to receive text alerts about campus situations.
Free mobile app that creates a virtual safety network of friends and family.
Information on state and university rules and regulations concerning firearms.
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.
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.