Top tips for transfer
- Visit the Office of Admissions Transfer Credit Policies website:http://www.admissions.ttu.edu/transfers/transfercredit/default.asp
- Visit the Office of Admissions to print a copy of the Transfer Student Checklist:http://www.admissions.ttu.edu/transfers/admitted/tchecklist.pdf
- Gather all of the syllabi from previously taken courses. Bring them with you to Red Raider Orientation.
- Be persistent about finding information: Donot be afraid to ask for assistance Meet regularly with advisors and keep track of degree requirements
- Get involved
- Meet people and start building your social network!
- Talk to people in your classes and make study groups...chances are you'll make a friend for longer than a semester
- Get tutoring if needed and discuss issues with professors
- Be sure to go to Student Wellness Center if you're sick (drink juice and sleep...even when you're healthy)
- Take a break from studying and have fun every now and then!
The college experience involves more than just classes and exams. Getting involved with various campus organizations can make college life more fulfilling, help you broaden your interests, and help build a strong resume. The Division of Student Affairs offers programs and services that shape and develop student leaders in all capacities.
20 Things Every New Red Raider Should Do
- Go to Class
- Read the Daily Toreador
- Participate in Intramural Sports
- Donate to Tech Can Share Drive
- Rent a Bike from Outdoor Pursuits Center and explore campus
- Get to know your professor's by visiting them during office hours.
- Support fellow Red Raiders by going to Red Raider sporting events - they are free and fun!
- Take advantage of free tutoring at the P.A.S.S. Center.
- Wear Red on Fridays
- Wait in line outside the United Spirit Arena to support the Texas Tech basketball teams.
- Help beautify the campus by participating in Arbor Day.
- Join a student organization - there are over 400 for you to choose from.
- Attend Convocation - your official welcome to Texas Tech University.
- Go climb the Rec Center 53 Rock Wall.
- Learn the words to the Fight Song and Matador Song.
- Read the Summer Reading Program book and discuss its themes with classmates.
- Attend Raider Welcome Events
- Celebrate the holiday season at Carol of Lights, one of Tech's greatest traditions.
- Cheer as the Masked Rider sprints down the field before a Tech football game.
- Get Your Guns Up!
Undergraduate Academic Resource Guide
This pamphlet highlights some of the available academic resources across campus. The information is presented as campus-wide resources, college and departmental resources, and limited-use resources. While the presented information is comprehensive, not all departmental resources may be included. Students should check with specific departments within colleges, e.g. History, Political Science, Mathematics, etc., within the College of Arts and Sciences; Accounting, Management Information Systems, Marketing, etc., within the Rawls College of Business, just to name a few, for possible additional academic resources.