Policy Category: Safety

Accidents and Other Illnesses

During the normal, academic year, the clinic hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Check in by 4:30 p.m. is requested. The Health Center is closed on weekends and holidays. If there is an accident or health-related incident, contact your hall staff immediately, or call TCU Police (817-257-7777) for emergency assistance.

Communicable Disease Policy

TCU community members, including students, faculty, staff and guests will prioritize the health and safety of the campus community. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic (or other declared communicable disease outbreaks and/or pandemics, when in shared, public spaces or where a minimum distance of six (6) feet (or a distance as recommended by the… Read more »

Compliance Officers

Compliance officers stand ready to assist faculty, staff, and students whether you have a question, want to report a potential concern, or need clarification on a compliance matter.  To view the Compliance Officer listing at TCU, please visit the TCU Compliance website.  To report compliance concerns and complaints anonymously, please call the confidential Ethics &… Read more »

Emergency Calls

In most instances, calling TCU Police (817-257-7777) in an emergency is the most appropriate approach.

Emergency Response / Timely Warning Notification

The institution will, without delay, and taking into account the safety of the community, determine the content of the notification and initiate the notification system, un­less issuing a notification will, in the professional judgment of responsible authorities, compromise efforts to assist a victim or to contain, respond to, or otherwise mitigate the emergency.

Fire Safety Policies

Texas Christian University considers fire safety ex­tremely important and students have an obligation to adhere to University regulations as well as city and state statutes. The following are TCU policies and procedures for matters involving fire safety (see Code of Student Conduct section 3.2.5). Setting a Fire (Arson). Any individual who sets a fire (commits… Read more »

Low-Emitting & Fuel-Efficient Parking Policy

In keeping with TCU’s commitment to sustainability, the University is offering a parking rate discount of 20% to students who drive a low-emitting or fuel-efficient vehicle. Low-emitting vehicles are defined as vehicles that are classified Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) by the California Air Resources Board.  Fuel-efficient vehicles are defined as vehicles that have achieved a… Read more »

Parking and Traffic Regulations

TCU has parking and traffic regulations in place to ensure the safety and security of the campus, as well as to make parking and traffic flow as efficient as possible. These regulations apply to everyone wishing to park on campus and are enforced year round including weekends, holidays, breaks, study days and summer. Voluntary compliance… Read more »

Procedures for Student Housing Evacuations

Whenever a fire alarm sounds, normal evacuation procedures must be followed. All occupants are required to leave the building and may not return until permitted by TCU Police or fire officials. A complete floor-by-floor, room-by-room check will be made of the building by Housing & Residence Life or Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff, TCU Police… Read more »

Safety and Security

The TCU Police Department encourages anyone who is the victim or witness to any crime to promptly report the incident to the police. Because police reports are public records under the state law, the TCU Police Depart­ment cannot hold reports of crime in confidence. Confiden­tial reports for purposes of inclusion in the annual disclo­sure of… Read more »