Texas Tech University

College of Education Coronavirus Updates

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Last updated May 13, 2020 | 3:36 p.m. Jump to latest update ▼

  • Effective March 19, Texas Tech is not requiring teacher candidates to return to field placements for the rest of the semester - Please check your TTU email for additional details
  • All Texas Tech classes canceled through March 27. All classes will resume online for the remainder of the semester starting March 30.

On this page you will find updates and communications specific to the Texas Tech University College of Education. For university-wide updates, visit https://www.depts.ttu.edu/communications/emergency/coronavirus/

The college is closely monitoring the situation, and there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus among any faculty, staff or students.

For all concerns and matters relating to the College of Education's response to COVID-19, please contact Bret Hendricks, associate dean for academic affairs at 806-834-1744 or bret.hendricks@ttu.edu.


Prevention Guidelines

If you experience symptoms of respiratory illness, seek care from the local health department or our personal health care provider.

  • Avoid nonessential travel to countries/regions with travel advisories/restrictions.
  • Do not travel if you are sick, stay home.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cough or sneeze into the elbow or sleeve – not the hands.
  • Fist bump instead of shaking hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Don't eat, drink, or smoke after others.
  • When using a tissue, throw it in the trash immediately after use.
  • Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoid direct contact with animals (dead or alive).
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces