Student Death at Texas A&M University-Commerce

Early this morning, the body of Alejandro Cifuentes, a 22-year-old senior student from Nicaragua, was discovered by work crews near Whitley Hall. The Texas A&M University-Commerce Campus Police Department is investigating the death as an apparent suicide.

The counseling center is available for any student who needs to speak with a counselor regarding the death of one of our students. The center phone number, 903-886-5145, is answered 24-hours by licensed mental health counselors. The counseling center is located in the Student Services Building, Room 204.

A support group will be facilitated by counselors at 5:30 PM today in the Special Events room on the main floor of the RSC to allow students to process their concerns.

Faculty/staff may seek a consultation session in the counseling center and may contact the EAP for ongoing support.