Faculty and Staff Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a student with emotional issues?
Do you have a student disrupting class?
Does what a student wrote in a paper concern you?
Do you need to report a student rule violation?
Do you have a student who needs legal advice?
Did a student plagerize an assignment, cheat, or provide you false information?
What is the university absence policy?
Did someone confide in you about a serious incident and now you don't know what to do with the information?
Do you suspect a student has a drug or alcohol problem?
FERPA- Does it allow you to talk to families?
How can I connect students with off-campus housing?
What do I do when someone discloses sexual misconduct?

FAQ Answers

Do you have a student with emotional issues?
Often times, students can be overwhelmed with stress, classes, work and personal issues. It's important to determine if the student is experiencing a crisis. If you believe the they are in an emergency or life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately. In the student is in an emotional crisis, refer them to Student Counseling Service by calling 979.845.4427 for a crisis appointment. If they are not experiencing crisis, but still seek emotional support, students can set up an appointment with Student Assistance Services by calling 979.845.3113 or reach out to Student Counseling Service. Student Counseling Service and Student Assistance Services are both located at the Student Services @ White Creek

Do you have a student disrupting class?
Student Rule 21 reviews Classroom Behavior. Additionally, Student Rule 24.4.15 specifically reviews disruptive activity. 

Does what a student wrote in a paper concern you?
You can submit a Tell Somebody Report or call Student Assistance Services at 979.845.3113 for guidance.
 
Do you need to report a student rule violation?
The Student Conduct Office promotes concepts of fairness and due process in conduct settings throughout the university community while striking a balance between community standards and individual behavior through the educational development of students. The Student Conduct Office can be reached at 979.847.7272 or by visiting the website. Student Conduct is located at the Student Services @ White Creek

To review the Student Rules, visit student-rules.tamu.edu

To report an incident, complete a Campus Community Incident Report.

Do you have a student who needs legal advice?
The Offices of the Dean of Student Life offers Student Legal Services. Students can learn more by visiting the website or calling 979.862.4502. Student Legal Services is located at the Student Services @ White Creek

How do I report a concern about a student?
You can call Student Assistance Services at 979.845.3113 or submit a Tell Somebody Report. Tell Somebody Reports allow submitters the option to report anonymously, if desired. 

Did a student plagerize an assignment, cheat, or provide you false information?
Instructors can report plagiarism through the Aggie Honor System Office here. For more information about the Aggie Honor System Office, visit the website or call 979.458.3378.

What is the university absence policy?
Student Rule 7 reviews University attendance. Student Absence Notifications (SAN) from Student Assistance Services regarding a student missing class services as a memo of notification only and does not constitute an excused absence.

Did someone confide in you about a serious incident and now you don't know what to do with the information?
More information concerning what and how to report can be found with University Risk and Compliance. Additionally, you can submit a Tell Somebody Report.

Do you suspect a student has a drug or alcohol problem?
The Offices of the Dean of Student Life houses Health Promotion. In additional to other resources, Health Promotion works with students who struggle with alcohol and drugs. 
 
FERPA- Does it allow you to talk to families?
It depends. Specific information can be found with our Registrar
 
How can I connect students with off-campus housing?
Aggie Search is a great tool for students looking for housing in the Bryan/College Station area. 

Sexual Misconduct

Sexual violence, sexual harrassment, dating violence or stalking can happen to anyone. Texas A&M wants to make sure students and staff have all the reousrces to help you or someone you know who has been impacted by sexual misconduct. Resources for those who have been affected by sexual misconduct can be found at this website or by calling Student Assistance Services at 979.845.3113.

As a staff member at Texas A&M, you must report incidents of sexual misconduct. Below are the reporting authorities for Texas A&M:

Complaints against students, contact:Complaints against faculty, contact: Complaints against staff or third party, contact:Any complaint can be reported to the Title IX Coordinator:

Dr. Anne Reber
Dean of Student Life
See location at http://studentlife.tamu.edu
College Station, TX
77843-1257
Mail Stop 1257 studentlife@tamu.edu
979-845-3111

Dr. Blanca Lupiani
Executive Assoc. Dean of Faculties
108 YMCA Building
College Station, TX
77843-1126
Mail Stop 1126
dof@tamu.edu
979-845-4274

Wanda S. Boyd
Director of Organizational Consulting and Resolution Management
750 Agronomy Rd., Suite 1201
College Station, TX 
77843-1255 
Mail Stop 1255
ocrm@tamu.edu
979-862-4027

Jennifer M. Smith
Title IX Coordinator
750 Agronomy Rd., Suite 2101
College Station, TX
77843-1280
Mail Stop 1280
TitleIX.Coordinator@tamu.edu 
979-845-0977