Texas Tech University

Chef Camp at Texas Tech University

Pre-Arrival Information


Make your plane reservation to arrive at the Lubbock International Airport. At the Lubbock International Airport, people will speak only English and possibly Spanish. For more detailed information about Lubbock International Airport, you can visit their website at http://www.flylia.com.

After your arrival, you will need to take a taxi to Horn Hall at the university. Taxi/Cab Service is available just outside the entrances to baggage claims 1 and 2. A direct phone to taxi dispatch is located at each end of the terminal on the sidewalk and loading area near door 1 and door 4. Sometimes there will be taxis waiting outside of the airport or you may book Royal Coach Town Car Service by calling (806) 795-3888.

The taxi or towne car will cost about $15.00, and a 15% tip ($2.25) is usual. It will take about 15 minutes to get to the university from the airport.


The weather in Lubbock is generally mild, sunny and dry. (June-August).


Campers must have sheets, blankets, pillows and towels for the dormitory.


The following hotels are near Texas Tech. Some of them may provide transportation from the airport:

Staybridge Suites*
2515 19th St.
Lubbock, TX 79410
Phone: 806-765-8900

Holiday Inn Civic Center
801 Ave. Q
Lubbock, TX. 79401
Phone: 806-763-1200

Overton Hotel
2322 Mac Davis Ln
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: 806-776-7000

La Quinta Inn
4115 Brownfield Highway
Lubbock, TX 79407
Phone: 806-792-0065

Woodrow House Bed & Breakfast*
2629 19th St.
Lubbock, TX 79410
Phone: 806-793-3330

* These hotels are within easy walking distance of the University.

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