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Report a Concern

Below are some of the most common concerns that members of the university community can submit through the university’s reporting system. Please review the list of concerns before clicking on the corresponding link.

If your concern is an immediate safety concern or an emergency, DO NOT use the links below. CALL 9-1-1.

NOTE: All reports are taken seriously and providing contact information will allow the appropriate office to reach out if additional information or clarification is needed. In some cases, due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Texas State University will not be able to disclose what action was taken.

Use this form for general issues concerning a student's behavior as it relates to the Code of Student Conduct or any criminal offense. This form may be used if you do not know which office to report this incident to.

**This form is for University Police Department (UPD) officers only**
Use this form for general issues concerning a student's behavior as it relates to the Code of Student Conduct or any criminal offense to the Dean of Students Office. Students, faculty, staff, or non-university entities: this form does not submit information to UPD.

Faculty and staff can use this form to refer for support services students who may be experiencing academic, personal, or transitional difficulties.  

Students, faculty, and staff can learn more about PAWS Alert and resources available to them by visiting

Title IX protects all Texas State students, faculty, staff and visitors from discrimination on the basis of gender, sex, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation. “Title IX” refers to part of the federal Education Amendments Act of 1972 that prohibits sexual discrimination in federally funded educational programs or activities, which includes Texas State University. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sexual discrimination. This referral form is to be used to report violations of the sexual misconduct policy.

Use this form if the behavior of a student who appears potentially dangerous to the university community or could be disruptive to the academic mission of the university. UPPS 07.10.05

The Dean of Students Office provides an Ombudsperson to address concerns of currently enrolled Texas State students. This service personally assists students in achieving resolutions to university related challenges (i.e. university instructor/professor, employer challenges...etc.) in accordance with appropriate University Policies and Procedures Statements (UPPS). The Dean of Students Office also makes referrals to other campus departments or offices when necessary.

Bring it Up Bobcats! Will:

  • Provide opportunities to members of the Texas State community to report incidences of bias that are not criminal in nature yet are counter to the institution’s inclusive values.
  • Provide university resources that may assist in resolving concerns (i.e. referral to the Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Students, or Student Ombudsperson)
  • Collect data to assess the university climate and recommend strategies to the Council for Inclusive Excellence.