In our efforts to promote a campus climate of integrity and excellence, we encourage all students to address their complaints directly with all appropriate parties involved in a dispute. If you find that a resolution was not achieved through your own investigative techniques, The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities can help. We are readily available to assist with grievance filed by investigating claims and seeking an appropriate resolution throughout online advocate system Advocate. A University complaint can be filed against any student, student organization, faculty or staff member. Click here to file a grievance.
The Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at A&M-SA are committed to helping students address personal problems that interfere with meeting the demands of college life and their academic success. If you see or know of a student who may be in distress, please file a Care Report.
Please be aware that CARE reports are only seen during normal business hours, Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., with exception to recognized University holidays. It may take several hours for the Case Manager (within the office of The Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students) to receive a CARE report; once the Case Manager has received a CARE report the office personnel will respond within 48 hours.
The Case Manager will reach out to students in order to assist with coordinating prevention, intervention and support efforts across campus and community systems to assist at risk students and students facing crisis, life traumas, and other barriers that impede success.
What would be considered appropriate to report:
- Expressed issues with mental health or emotional concern
- Grief from a death that is impacting the student's functioning
- Any unusual, threatening or otherwise troubling behavior of any A&M-SA Student directed towards themselves or others
- Any wellness issues which is of immediate or serious nature including: emergency hospitalizations, life-threatening illnesses. Crime victim.
- Basic needs, such as: food and financial insecurities, hygiene concerns, housing deficiencies.
- Excessive absence in classes, excessive sleeping or changing habits, etc...
- Alcohol or other drug use/abuse
For more information, please click here to visit the Student Counseling and Wellness web site.
Texas A&M University- San Antonio is committed to upholding the core values of Commitment, Integrity, Service and Excellence in everything we do. Students are at the forefront of our University and are expected to follow the Student Code of Conduct and all campus community members are expected to uphold the Universities core values. As members of the University Community, all enrolled students assume full responsibility for adhering to the university’s values and goals located in the Student Code of Conduct. Students are held responsible for staying abreast of their rights as students for being cognizant on what is deemed proper conduct as outlined in the Student Handbook.
Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.
Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination and is therefore prohibited under Title IX. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or educational performance, or creates an intimidating or hostile work or educational environment.
Texas A&M -San Antonio is committed to providing an environment of academic study and employment free from harassment or discrimination to all segments of its community; its faculty, staff, students, guests and vendors; and will promptly address all complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and related retaliation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. (See Notice of Non-Discrimination and Abuse.) For more information on Title IX, please visit our website by clicking here.