Emergency Communications Center
This site is intended to inform the Texas Tech University community about what to do in advance of, during and after an emergency.
Emergency Update 3.31.15
There is currently no message. If there was an emergency on campus, this website would hold pertinent information.
Outdoor Siren Test Scheduled
The Texas Tech Police Department will conduct a test of the outdoor siren system at 10:50 a.m. Mar. 25 in preparation for severe weather season.
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Texas Tech University is monitoring the Ebola breakout in West Africa. For further information about Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever and frequently asked questions and answers, click here.
Get The Message: TechAlert!
If you have not already done so this semester, update cell phone, home phone or text message information at www.ttu.edu/emergencyalert. Up to four phone numbers can be entered, with TTY/TDD for hearing impaired and text messaging options. The system is used to alert the university community of emergency situations and class cancellations or delays.
Check your information and Get the Message!
Training Videos Available
Shots Fired: When Lightning Strikes provides guidance for surviving an active shooter situation. It is available to all faculty, staff and students with an eraider account. Be prepared, watch it today.
All faculty and staff should complete MentalHealthEdu
MentalHealthEdu is a 24/7 online program that provides information to help faculty and staff recognize signs of distress in students, communication tips for effective intervention and answers to questions about privacy laws.
It is made available to Texas Tech faculty and staff through the Division of Student Affairs. All faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to complete the 30-minute program by going to www.mentalhealthedu.com and entering login ID 7MH229115.
Sign up for Emergency Alerts!
Texas Tech University has implemented TechAlert!, an Emergency Alert Notification System to communicate important alerts and emergency response information to students, faculty and staff.
To make sure you receive emergency alerts, update your contact information at www.ttu.edu/emergencyalert
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Important Phone Numbers
Texas Tech Police
806-742-3328 (after 5 pm)
Server-related issues 806-742-3649
Texas Department of Public Safety
TTU Emergency Management Coordinator
Managing Director of Risk Management
The Emergency Communications Center is maintained by the Office of Communications and Marketing
41 Administration Building
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Normal Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central, Monday - Friday