Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement

College Students

Texas Tech University is committed to creating tomorrow's leaders by preparing them for a global world through cultural exchanges, key support services, and a dynamic academic environment where students, faculty and staff engage in discussion about global topics.

Engaging Students In Cultural Events

The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center (CCAAC) connects students, faculty and staff to programs and resources across the university to promote access, respect, inclusiveness and community regardless of personal culture.
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First Generation Students

PEGASUS is focused on helping you become the first in your family to really learn about college through the experience of being here. First Year students are assigned to a student mentor. Our mentors are sophomores, juniors and seniors in the program and are here to help develop peer relationships that are proven to be vital to your success while in college.
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Need a Mentor?

To enhance the quality of the educational experience of students from underrepresented populations through programs, services, advocacy, and campus and community involvement.
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Are you in the Military or a Veteran?

Military & Veterans Programs is here to assist veterans and their families in achieving academic and personal success. Our vision is to be the University of Choice for military personnel, veterans, and their families. Military & Veterans programs will assist the students it serves in a seamless transition from military to civilian life, support and encourage campus and community engagement, and help provide a positive experience through degree completion and on to a successful future.
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Women and Diversity

The Women's Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program that examines the cultural and social construction of gender, explores the history, experiences and contributions of women to society, and studies the influences of gender on the lives of women and men. The program emphasizes critical thinking across disciplines vital to success during and following formal education.
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Using Chess as a Learning Vehicle

In collaboration with the university's student chess club, the Texas Tech Chess Program offers a variety of services and opportunities related to chess, including regular meetings, tournaments, after-school programs, and workshops for teachers and chess camps for kids.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services. HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need from applying to college, excelling in classes and finding a successful career. The Texas Tech chapter began in 2008 and was the first HSF scholar chapter to be fully funded by a college or university.
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