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Texas Tech Official Class Ring Ceremonies

The Texas Tech Alumni Association will hold its Official Texas Tech Class Ring ceremonies for the fall semester.

Official Class Ring

Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance will present rings to students at the Fall 2010 Official Ring Ceremonies, which takes place November 29 and 30.

Since 1999, Texas Tech has had one universal symbol of academic achievement - the Official Texas Tech Class Ring. The single ring is a tradition revived from the 1950s. This ring evokes special memories of the occasions and traditions of Texas Tech - the "Fight Song" sung at the stadium with the Masked Rider going hell-bent for leather along the sidelines and the Raider Red giving fans the "Guns Up" and firing his guns, as well as the unforgettable images created during the Carol of Lights where the red, white and gold holiday lights cast their spell over the campus. The ring is a symbolic, continuous link with classmates, friends and generations of alumni.

Our unique ring design is copyrighted to protect it from duplication. The ring is reserved exclusively for individuals who have successfully met the university's standards. Designed by a group of Texas Tech students, alumni and administrators, the ring will remain unchanged into the university's future. As a symbol of Texas Tech tradition, it is instantly recognizable - a tangible connection for those who are graduating, while the visual continuity will generate an exclusive link with graduates in years to come.

On October 15, 2010, the Alumni Association unveiled their new Official Texas Tech Class Ring sculpture at Merket Alumni Center. Click here for more information about this unique sculpture.

Students will receive their ring on nights designated specifically for their colleges.

Nov. 29

Nov. 30

Those able to wear the ring proudly state to others, "I am a person of honor, a Texas Tech graduate – a Red Raider for Life!" For the graduates and their peers, it holds a whole world of meaning.

For more information, contact Mandy Wiley at 806.742.3641 or mandy.wiley@ttu.edu.