The campus of Texas
A&M University at Galveston is focused on providing a safe learning
and living environment for students, faculty and staff. Safety
features have been implemented campus wide and are also available from
outside entities. University Police, the Office of Student Services and
the Residence Hall Administration all encourage the reporting of
criminal offenses. These departments use printed materials,
orientations and training workshops to keep the campus community
informed on how they can help to prevent crime on-campus.
The nearest emergency room is at John Sealy Hospital, located in
the 800 block of Harborside Drive. Ambulance service for campus is provided by the
City of Galveston and Galveston Emergency Medical Service.
Family Medicine Clinic, 4th Floor of the University Hospital Clinics
Clinic hours are 8am-5pm (no appointments after 4pm)
There is free
parking currently in the parking tower across from the Emergency Room
entrance. Parking entrance is from Harborside Drive, there is signage
directing you to the University Hospital Clinic bldg (UHC). The
clinic has asked that if all possible to please call for an
appointment prior to coming in. (409) 772-2166 Walk-ins are welcomed
may mean lengthened waiting. Please be sure to bring your student ID.
West Isle Urgent Care is located at 2027
61st Street. (409) 744-9800
Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m., seven days a week.
Several emergency phones have been placed in areas of the campus
that are less traveled. The phones can be located by the bright yellow
housing. On the front of each box is a keypad which dials on-campus
phone numbers and also a large red button which automatically dials
911, keeping the call open so that the dispatcher can hear all sounds
in the caller's area. Should the caller prematurely disconnect the 911
call, the dispatcher can call back and the phone will automatically
Smoke and Fire
Smoke and fire alarms on-campus activate both University Police and
Galveston Fire Department responses.
Campus escorts are available for students wanting added security
on-campus. To request an after-hours escort, students should call
University Police at (409)740-4545.
University Police work with the Galveston County Crime Stoppers
Program, which offers cash rewards for confidential anonymous
information pertaining to unsolved crimes.
Witnesses to crimes, especially those who are victims, can receive
free counseling through several agencies including the Office of
Student Services and the Women's Crisis Center of Galveston County.
Please visit the
Rights web site, as presented by the Texas Attorney General.
All University employees undergo background checks for criminal
convictions before they are hired. Conviction of a serious crime is
grounds for immediate discharge of a Texas A&M University at Galveston