A University of Puget Sound student was found dead in her dorm room Monday night. No crime is suspected, Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said Tuesday.
A cause of death is pending toxicology results, the Pierce County medical examiner said.
The 19-year-old first-year student died in Harrington Hall, according to UPS president Isiaah Crawford.
"The loss of the life of a student is devastating," Crawford wrote in a note to the UPS community. "Members of the Student Affairs staff and others are working closely with the family and with students."
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Counselors, the university chaplain and other support staff were being made available to students.