If you or someone you know is experiencing thoughts of suicide and/or expressing a plan to take his/her life, please call one of the below resources for immediate assistance:
If this is a life threatening situation, please call 911.
Student Counseling & Wellness Services (M-F, 8am-5pm): (210) 784-1331
University Police Emergency Line (24/7): (210) 784-1911
Center for Health Care Services (24/7): (800) 316-9241
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.
Upon admission, students automatically become members of the University community and assume full responsibility for proper conduct until their separation from the institution. Misconduct at the University is not tolerated as it diminishes the overall value of the degrees awarded by Texas A&M University-San Antonio. All students at the University should be involved in assuring the honesty of all students through their own individual actions and deeds.
Since students serve as representatives of the university, inappropriate behavior will be investigated and adjudicated in a manner pursuant with A&M-SA’s educational and community development goals. Conduct standards at the University are set forth in writing, in the Student Code of Conduct, in order to give students general notice of prohibited conduct.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities upholds the Student Conduct process for academic, behavioral and sexual misconduct issues on campus. If you see or know of a student who may be in violation of the Student Code of Conduct, please file a Student Conduct Report.
When describing an incident: please describe the incident with as much detail as possible and use specific, concise, objective language. Focus on the Who, What, When, Where, How, and Why of the incident. Indicate specific people, words, phrases, and interactions. Please try use specific names instead of pronouns (he, she, etc.) when referring to people in the body of the report. When possible, we encourage the use of direct quotes, even in incidents when the language may be profane or abusive. For example, “Joe Jaguar shook his fist at me and said ‘you are a stupid loser’” is more helpful than “Joe Jaguar was threatening and used aggressive language with me.”
Please be aware that conduct 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 an administrator (within The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities) to receive a conduct report. If this an emergency, please call University Police Emergency Line (24/7): (210) 784-1911.
For more information on what may constitute a violation, please click here to view the Student Handbook.
As a member in an academic community, students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio are expected to exhibit a high level of honesty and integrity in their pursuit of higher education, be mature, be self-directed and be able to manage their own affairs. Students who are unwilling to abide by these basic expectations will find themselves facing academic and/or disciplinary sanctions. Students are expected to share in the responsibility and authority with faculty and staff to challenge and make known acts that violate the Texas A&M University-San Antonio Code of Conduct.
Students engaging in an act that violates the standards of academic integrity will find themselves facing academic and/or disciplinary sanctions. Academic misconduct is any act, or attempt, which gives an unfair advantage to the student. Additionally, any behavior specifically prohibited by a faculty member in the course syllabus or class discussion may be considered as academic misconduct.
For more information please click here.
Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities. Sex or gender-based harassment, including sex or gender-based violence, is a form of sex discrimination and is, therefore, prohibited under Title IX. Examples of prohibited activity include: sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature without consent. For more information, click here.
To file a report of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, click on the Title IX/Discrimination button above. All students are encouraged to “See Something/Say Something”. You may file a Title IX report anonymously.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio is committed to providing an environment of academic study and employment free from harassment and discrimination in all segments of our community and will promptly address complaints and related retaliation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws as well as University policies and regulations.
PREGNANT & PARENTING STUDENTS
Title IX also prohibits sex discrimination on the basis of a student’s pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy or recovery from any of these is prohibited in educational programs and activities.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio provides equal opportunity to employees, students, applicants for employment and admission, and the public. Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation are not tolerated.
Click the Civil Rights button above to report discrimination or harassment on the basis of a protected status. Protected status as defined by Texas A&M University-San Antonio refers to a person’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. If you have experienced discrimination or harassment on one or more of these bases, the University urges you to report it. If you are an employee and observe or become aware of discrimination or harassment, you must report the incident promptly. You may file a Civil Rights report anonymously.
You may also click the Civil Rights button to report retaliation. Retaliation is adverse action that one person takes against another for engaging in protected activity. Protected activity refers to a range of conduct that a person may take to be free from or report discrimination and harassment. Examples include filing a Title IX complaint and cooperating with University investigators. If you have experienced retaliation, the University once again urges you to report. Reporting is mandatory for employees.
For more information about the University’s Civil Rights Protection Program, click here.