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Death of a Friend or Family Member

On Campus Resources:

  • Office of the Associate Dean of Students: There may be times when you are faced with a challenging situation such as homelessness, transitioning back to campus after a hospitalization, death of a family member or have questions regarding an unusual circumstance.  We are here to help!  If you are experiencing a crisis or need assistance with a particular problem, we invite you to contact the OADS at 361-825-6219 or submit a request for assistance here.


Off Campus Community Resources:



State of Texas Resources:


  • Veteran's Land Board (VLB): Provides free burial space for veterans, their spouses, and eligible dependents. 
    • Main Phone: 800-252-8387 



National Resources: