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 3.29.17
Flood Safety Information
The National Weather Service has provided tips on what to do before, during and after a flood. With the extensive flooding in the state of Texas, we encourage the Texas Tech community to be prepared by visiting the National Weather Service's Flood Safety website.
TechAlert Test Scheduled
There will be a test of the TechAlert! Emergency Communications System Oct. 29 at 10:50 a.m.
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!
Active Shooter Training
Lt. Eric Williams of the Texas Tech Police Department provides guidance for surviving an active shooter situation. It is available to all faculty, staff and students. 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