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Children and Minors on Campus


Texas State University is committed to ensuring a safe and supportive environment for everyone on our campuses. Texas State hosts a number of university programs or activities involving non-enrolled minors (individuals who are under the age of 18). These coordinated activities vary and may include education and outreach programs, activity camps, the Child Development Center, instruction, research, touring, tutoring, and coaching which occur on or off our campuses. Texas State University recognizes its obligations to ensure the safety and well-being of minor children that are on campus, in university facilities, participating in university-sponsored events, or involved with university-affiliated individuals.


In 2011, Senate Bill (SB) 1414, established the Campus Program for Minors to educate employees of such programs by establishing requirements relating to sexual abuse and child molestation training. In response to this law, Texas State University created the Reporting Abuse of Minors and Training Policy. This policy applies to all Texas State faculty and staff employees, student workers who have direct contact with minors, third-party vendors and their employees affiliated with Texas State who have direct contact with minors, and volunteers working with Texas State who have direct contact with minors.

See additional policies related to Camps and Clinics and Scheduling of University Housing Facilities for Camps, Conferences, and Other Activities and Uses.

Visiting Groups and Campus Tours

Visiting Groups engaged in educational/outreach programs involving non-enrolled minors on the Texas State campuses must complete a Registration Form. Please complete online form 3 days prior to your visit!

Prospective students are encouraged to register through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to schedule a Campus Tour with our student guides.

Summer Camps

Texas State University is pleased to offer a variety of summer camps. Please see the tab above to get a complete list of the latest offerings for Academic or Athletic camps.

Child Care

Explore Texas State University’s Child Development Center for information about child care programs.