General Information

The Graduate Catalog

This catalog is an official bulletin of Texas Tech University containing policies, regulations, procedures, and fees in effect as the publication went to press. The University reserves the right to make changes at any time to reflect current board policies, administrative regulations and procedures, amendments by state law, and fee changes.

Students are urged to study the contents of this catalog carefully, for they are responsible for observing the regulations contained herein.

Other official bulletins published by the University include Undergraduate Catalog, Law School Catalog, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Distance Learning Catalog, and Faculty Handbook.

The Student Affairs Handbook includes the institution's policies and regulations relating to student conduct.

Courses to be offered during any semester or summer term are announced prior to the registration period for that semester or term in the form of class schedules.

Visit our Web site at where the current Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law catalogs are maintained together with other official University documents.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Texas Tech University is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, lifestyle, or disability who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. All students admitted to the University are treated without discrimination with regard to their participation in educational programs or activities which the University offers.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, lifestyle, or disability concerning employment or during the course of employment in the institution.

Any student complaints pursuant to a discrimination concern should be referred to the Dean of Students Office, 250 West Hall, (806) 742-2192.

Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities attending Texas Tech will find numerous programs designed to provide services and to promote access to all phases of University activity. Such programming is coordinated through the Dean of Students Office with the assistance of an advisory committee of both disabled and nondisabled students, faculty, and staff.

Support services available through the Dean of Students Office include student orientation and advisement, registration assistance, publication of campus accessibility and information guides, coordination of auxiliary aide and support services, student development programming, technical assistance in modifying course requirements, testing procedures and campus facilities, and referral to a variety of campus resources. Accessible housing and transportation, handicap parking, wheelchair sports and adaptive recreation opportunities, financial assistance, counseling, and student organizations and support groups are also available.

Prospective and current students, parents, and others interested in such services or more information should contact the Coordinator of Disabled Student Services, Dean of Students Office, 250 West Hall, (806) 742-2192.

State offices of the Texas Commission for the Blind and the Texas Rehabilitation Commission are also located on the Texas Tech campus.

Texas Commission for the Blind

The Texas Commission for the Blind has several vocational rehabilitation programs of educational assistance for blind and visually impaired students at Texas Tech, in those instances in which the disability constitutes a substantial handicap to employment. For detailed information concerning these programs, contact the TCB counselor, 3rd floor, TTU Library, (806) 742-2253.

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