Texas Tech University

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Think About IT®?
Think About IT® is an online, research-based, interactive course designed to educate you about alcohol, drugs, healthy relationships, sex, and violence prevention, as well as provide you with valuable resources during your time here at Texas Tech.

Who is required to complete Think About IT®?
ALL incoming students (first- year freshman and transfer students) must complete Think About IT®.

How do students complete Think About IT®?
Students can log on to the course from their received e-mail or from here. They will need an eraider login to sign in.

When does Think About IT® have to be completed?
Think About IT® will open July 31st of 2017 and must be completed no later than September 30th, 2017. Students can complete the course at any point during this open window. However, we strongly encourage students to complete it before their fall semester starts.

How long will it take to complete Think About IT®?
The Think About IT® online course typically takes between 1.5 – 2 hours to complete.

What happens if a student does not complete Think About IT®?
If you do not complete the required Think About IT® training within the time frame specified above, a hold will be placed on your student account.

Why does TTU require students to complete Think About IT®
These programs are evidenced based, are a cost effective measure to reach the entire incoming student population, and fulfill federal requirements for prevention education surrounding Title IX, VAWA, and Campus SaVE.

What happens after I complete the course?
Upon completing the course, a completion record will be established in the database. Prior to exiting the course, you will have the ability to download a completion certificate for your records.

If I receive a hold, how do I get it removed and how long will it take?
First, you need to complete the ThinkAboutIt training. Once the training is completed, the registration hold will be removed within 24 business hours. If your hold has not been removed after 24 business hours, please contact the RISE Department at 806. 742.2110 Or email rise@ttu.edu with your R # in the subject line.

Will my answers be private?
The course includes surveys about personal health behaviors to help personalize the experience and measure students' attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are confidential. Texas Tech's RISE Department will only receive information about the student body as a whole and never an individual student's answers.

What if I have questions or concerns about the requirements or course content?
Please contact the RISE Department, at 806.742.2110, rise@ttu.edu or go to depts.ttu.edu/rise/thinkaboutit/ for any questions about the requirements or course content.