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US 1100: University Seminar: Health, Wellness, Safety, and Crisis Services

Staying Healthy and Thriving in College

If you don’t have them, now is the time to establish solid health and wellness practices that will carry on well after graduation. Proper nutrition, physical fitness, stress relief, and quality sleep are essential to thrive. Texas State has services and tools to help keep your mind and body healthy now, with wellness practices that can offer a lifetime of value.

Student Health Center

Counseling Center, Self-Help, and Therapy Assistance Online

The focus of the Counseling Center is to help students deal with personal and adjustment issues that may interfere with their ability to progress academically to their fullest potential. Students can meet with a counselor for a consultation appointment and receive an assessment of their needs and recommendations for on and off-campus services. Request an initial consultation

Self-Help Resources & Programs: Self-help materials are not meant to be a substitute for therapy.  The tools and resources on this page are intended to support our university and community.

Office of Disability Services

Office of Disability Services & Types of Accommodations

  • Extended time on examinations
  • Reduced distraction environment for testing
  • Note-taking assistance
  • Alternative format text
  • Assistive technology
  • Special Groups (Early) Registration for classes
  • Preferential seating in the classroom
  • Sign language interpreting services*
  • Captioning (speech-to-text) services*

Here to Help: Report Concerning Student Behavior

As a member of the Bobcat community, if you observe any concerning behavior, you may report the behavior using the online report form or contact the Dean of Students Office at 512.245.2124.

Campus Safety and Emergency Alerts

For real-time alerts and information during emergencies, please visit the University Police Department (UPD) Safety & Emergency communications site.

Bobcat Guardian Mobile Safety App

Crisis/Urgent Services

Urgent/Crisis SupportIn case of medical or mental health life-threatening emergency, call 911.

Free Legal Advice & The Attorney for Students (AFS) Office

The Attorney for Students (AFS) Office offers legal services to all currently enrolled Texas State University students.

AFS serves students by providing them with critical legal counsel, limited-scope representation, and practical education concerning their legal rights and responsibilities. AFS supports student retention by providing legal services by improving students' ability to focus on their education. Student service fees support AFS. There is NO additional cost for legal services. All case information is protected by attorney-client privilege and is treated confidentially by all AFS staff.

Get Moving! Campus Recreation and Outdoor Activities

Bobcats have access to many physical wellness activities to help you balance school, rest, and overall wellness. Do you love the outdoors? Did you come here for the river? Or looking for an active way of spending time with new friends? Texas State has it!


Take an Adventure


Work Out


Go Camping


Special Events 

Special Events

Bobcat Bounty Food Distribution

Bobcat Bounty is the first student-run on-campus food pantry at Texas State University. The aim is to decrease food insecurity by providing healthy food to students, faculty, and administration at Texas State University. 

DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION: The pantry takes place every Thursday, from 5-6:30 pm, in the Family and Consumer Sciences building, room 187. Please complete the survey to receive food items. Note this is also the survey for the pantry. Please fill it out each time you visit either of the food distributions. 

Meals for Vets

Veterans age 59 or younger living in Texas who have limited or no financial resources may wish to apply for meal assistance. On-Campus Dining and Home Delivery options are available. Apply here