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Get in the game!

The Red Raider spirit is cultivated through programs including Homecoming, pep rallies, student organizations, our many traditions, and student events held all year long.

Student Organizations

Texas Tech University has over 400 student organizations including service, academic, professional, and religious groups.  Student Organizations are a great way for you to get involved, meet others, and have fun. Join a team!

Did you not find one that interests you?  Start your own!.

Being a Red Raider is a lifestyle.

Texas Tech provides students many opportunities to interact with and meet other Red Raiders.  Check out these fun and free events throughout the year.

Raider Welcome – This weeklong series of events is designed to welcome new and returning students to the Texas Tech campus.

Homecoming – This weeklong series of events is designed to welcome alumni and boost school spirit before the Homecoming football game.

Carol of Lights – This annual event celebrates the holiday season with carols and hot chocolate.

Rock the Plaza – This huge outdoor concert, highlighting some of the best bands in the country, is held every spring for the Texas Tech and Lubbock community.

Arbor Day – This annual campus beautification program provides the chance for students, faculty, and staff to come together to beautify the campus.

Texas Tech History & Traditions

From The Double T to The Goin’ Band from Raiderland to the Wrapping of Will Rogers, Texas Tech has a deep and rich history that dates all the way back to 1923.

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Are you ready for some Big 12 football?

Red Raider athletics is a source of great pride and rich tradition.

Football season is particularly exciting with Raidergate student tailgating parties, the Masked Rider who leads the team onto the field, the Victory Bells that ring after every every Texas Tech athletic and the Goin' Band from Raiderland.

Basketball, Baseball, and More!

Red Raider Athletics

Texas Tech is the proud home to hundreds of student-athletes.  Be sure to support these fellow Red Raiders in 17 different varsity sports.  As a full-time student, you have free admission to their games.

Don't forget to Strive for Honor while cheering on your classmates.

Don't forget Intramurals!

Looking for a game? Want to score a touchdown, hit a home run, score a goal or putt in a birdie?

Whatever fuels your competitive juices, intramurals has it for you.

From team sports that include flag football and soccer to individual events such as the swim meet and badminton, there is something for everyone at every skill level.

Most team sports are conducted in six separate divisions: Greek, Club, Residence Hall, Open, Campus Community, and Co-Rec.