University Police Department

University Policy

Alcohol

The use, possession, distribution, and consumption of alcoholic beverages on campus must comply with Texas law and with university policies that prohibit them except in designated areas. Students may possess and consume alcoholic beverages within their dormitory if they are 21 years or older. The purchase, consumption, furnishing, or transportation of alcoholic beverages is prohibited to anyone under 21 years of age by state law. For more information click here

Drugs

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi complies with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. The act may be summarized as follows: Use, possession, sale, manufacture, or distribution of drugs classified as illegal is prohibited by state law. There are a number of resources available on campus for those needing assistance in dealing with problems resulting from drug abuse. Campus violations are prosecuted, and offenders are liable for university disciplinary action as well. For more information click here

Weapons

Possession, carrying, or use of weapons, ammunition, or explosives is prohibited on university property by state law. For more information click here

Victim's Right to Know

The Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act permits colleges and universities to disclose to alleged victims of any crime of violence the result of any disciplinary proceedings conducted by the institution against the alleged perpetrator. If you are the victim of such a crime and are interested in the disposition of your case, please contact the Dean of Students.

Access

Although Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is a public institution it has the right and obligation to safeguard the security of all members of the campus community from unwelcome incursions by the public-at-large, and in cases, where such behavior poses a clear and present danger, the removal of such persons.To request the removal of such persons from university property, contact the UPD at ext. 4444.

Parking

Parking enforcement helps to assure your safety by being certain that vehicles are not obstructing fire lanes, blocking prohibited zones or handicapped parking spaces. To insure that vehicles are legally parked, each vehicle parked on the TAMU - CC campus must display a parking permit. Failure to do so will result in your vehicle being cited or impounded. For more information click here

Traffic Regulations

To insure the safety of the campus community all traffic laws are enforced on the campus of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi through a system of warnings and citations. Citations issued by the University Police are processed by the Justice of the Peace for Precinct Two. For more information click here