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Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors

Resources and Support on Campus

Reports of sexual discrimination will ONLY be shared with individuals with need-to-know and as required by law.

University Police Department

512.245.2805

Contacting Texas State Police does not mean a student must pursue criminal charges. Texas State Police can advise students of their options, help preserve evidence while they consider options, and assist students in safety planning.

Available 24 hours a day.

Dean of Students Office

512.245.2124

The Dean of Students Office strives to set standards of excellence in the delivery of student services and to foster a welcoming environment that is inclusive, safe, and conducive to learning.The Dean of Student's Office can assist with any academic issues as well as any accommodations that may arise for victims of sexual misconduct.  Available during regular business hours.

 

Confidential Resources and Support On Campus

These resources will not share any information unless there is imminent harm to you, another individual or as required by law.

Texas State Student Health Center   

512.245.2161

The Student Health Center provides anonymous and confidential sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV testing.

Texas State Counseling Center                                                         

512.245.2208

Many students encounter a variety of personal, social, career, and academic issues that call for assistance beyond advice provided by friends and family. Fortunately, the Counseling Center provides free and confidential services by professional counselors to all currently enrolled Texas State students.

Title IX Coordinator - Dr. Gilda Garcia

512.245.2539

Dr. Garcia is responsible for the oversight of Title IX compliance on the Texas State University campus. She is available during business hours and is committed to providing a prompt and equitable response to all reports of sexual misconduct.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Ms. Julie Ohlendorf

512.245.2539

Local Resources and Support 

 

Asian Family Support Services of Austin (AFSSA)

Provides assistance to Asian and other immigrant families dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking.

Hotline 877.281.831 (Toll-free) or 512.651.3743 (Austin)

www.saheli-austin.org

 

Attorney for Students

Attorney for Students Office LBJ 5-1.5

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday by appointment only

Telephone: 512.245.2370

Fax: 512.245.9053

Email: legalhelp@txstate.edu

http://attorney.dos.txstate.edu/

 

Austin Police Department Victim Services

512.974.5037

www.austintexas.gov/department/victim-services

 

Central Texas Medical Center

1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666

512.353.8979

http://www.ctmc.org/

 

Crisis Hotline for Texas State Students

1.877.466.0660

 

Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center

P.O. Box 234 San Marcos, TX 78667-0234

Office Telephone: 512.396.3404

Office Fax: 512.353.2018

24-hour Help Line: 512.396.HELP (4357)

Out of San Marcos-Lockhart-Kyle service area, call: 1.800.700.HCWC (4292)

http://www.hcwc.org/

 

Hays County Crime Stoppers

2300 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, Texas 78666

512.353.8477

http://www.callcrimestoppers.com/

 

Hays County District Attorney – Victim Services (Protective Orders)

Hays County Government Center, Suite 2057

712 South Stagecoach Trail San Marcos, TX  78666

512.393.7617

https://www.211texas.org/zf/profile/service/id/1306393

 

LASSA (Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault)

844.303.SAFE (7233) Free legal advice 7 days a week

 

Office of the Dean of Students

LBJ Student Center, Suite 5-9.1

Telephone: 512.245.2124

Fax: 512.245.8268

Email: dos@txstate.edu

http://www.dos.txstate.edu/

 

People Against Violent Crime

P.O. Box 92621 Austin, Texas 78709

512.837.PAVC (7282)

http://www.peopleagainstviolentcrime.org/home.html

 

Round Rock - Hope Alliance

1101 Gattis School Road #106

Round Rock, Texas 78664

Telephone: 512.255.1212

24 Hours Crisis Hotline: 800.460.SAFE (7233)

http://www.hopealliancetx.org

 

SafePlace

24-Hour Hotline: 512.367.SAFE (7233)

www.safeplace.org

 

San Marcos Police Department 

In an emergency, dial 9-1-1

For all non-emergency requests for service, dial 512.753.2108

http://www.ci.san-marcos.tx.us/index.aspx?page=284

 

Southside Community Center

518 S. Guadalupe Street San Marcos, Texas 78666

512.392.6694

http://www.southsidecommunitycenter.org/

 

Student Health Center

Emergencies, call 911

Appointments: 512.245.2161

General Information: 512.245.2161, option 0

After-Hours Nurse Advice Line: 512.245.2161

healthcenter@txstate.edu

Fall and Spring Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Summer Hours: May 14 - August 17

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

http://www.healthcenter.txstate.edu/

 

Texas Advocacy Project 

PO Box 833 Austin, TX 78767

Sexual Assault Legal Hotline 888.296.SAFE (Statewide)

512-225-9290 (In Austin)

https://www.texasadvocacyproject.org/

 

Texas State Counseling Center

LBJ Student Center Room 5-4.1

601 University Drive; San Marcos, TX 78666

Telephone: 512.245.2208

Fax: 512.245.2234

counselingcenter@txstate.edu

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

http://www.counseling.txstate.edu/

 

Texas State University Police Department

San Marcos Campus

Nueces Building

615 North L.B.J. Drive

San Marcos, Texas 78666

Telephone: 512.245.8336

Dispatch Non-Emergency: 512.245.2805

Records: 512.245.2890

Round Rock Campus

1555 University Blvd

Avery Building Room 250

Round Rock, Texas 78665

Telephone: 512.716.4911

Email: police@txstate.edu

http://www.police.txstate.edu/

 

Title IX Coordinator

Dr. Gilda Garcia

Office of the Chief Diversity Officer and

Director of Equity and Access

J.C.Kellam Building, Room 164

Email: gg18@txstate.edu

TitleIX@txstate.edu

http://www.txstate.edu/oea/

 

Useful Sites

 

Joyful Heart Foundation

http://www.joyfulheartfoundation.org/

 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

http://www.nsvrc.org/

 

Association of Title IX Administrators

http://atixa.org/

 

Not Alone

https://www.notalone.gov/

 

Know Your IX

http://knowyourix.org/

 

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

http://www.taasa.org/

 

Denim Day: There’s no excuse and never an invitation to rape

http://denimdayusa.org/

Texas State University encourages individuals who have experienced sexual discrimination to report the incident directly to campus police, the Title IX Coordinator, or one of the Title IX Deputy Coordinators.  These individuals will ensure that the misconduct does not continue and address the effects.

 

Texas State University System Sexual Misconduct Policy

If you need to make a report, please contact Dr. Garcia,

Title IX Coordinator at 512.245.2539.

Report

At this website, you can file a report for any of the following categories of sexual misconduct:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Dating Violence
  • Stalking
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Sexual Intimidation (Cyber-stalking, Indecent Exposure, etc.)


You can file a report for someone else.

You can file a report anonymously.

You can file a report using a pseudonym.