Texas Tech University

Presidential Committees

Student Service Fees

The Committee is to recommend an appropriate Student Services Fee and/or other appropriate fees to meet the needs in providing programs and services to the student body and university system community. The committee must have the foresight and be conscious and mindful of the system's growth and development in its recommendations. Activities, facilities, programs and services associated directly with the Division of Student Affairs are funded by this fee. The committee is composed of 5 students and 4 faculty/staff. After review and committee consideration a recommendation is submitted to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs by December 1 each year.

Student Union & Activity Fees

The Student Union Advisory Board is charged with the planning, growth, and direction of the Student Union. Student Union Fee Advisory Committee, composed of 5 students and 4 faculty/staff, meets with Student Union & Activities personnel, evaluates budgets including projected expenses and income, reviews programs and considers long and short range facility needs. After review and committee consideration a recommendation is sent forward to the Chief Financial Officer for the amount of the Student Union Fee for the upcoming fiscal year. If a fee increase is recommended it must be less than 10% of existing semester fee.

University ID Maintenance Fee

This committee meets to review the university ID fee. The SGA President appoints 3 students to serve on this committee. A recommendation is submitted to the Chief Financial Officer by December 1 each year.

Athletic Fee

This committee meets to review the athletic fee to protect the interests and views of the students, voice concerns, and ideas that will enhance the student experience at athletic events as well as determine the fee for coming years. The SGA President appoints students to serve on this committee. A recommendation is submitted to the Chief Financial Officer by December 1 each year.

Hospitality Services Dining Plans Rate

The Dining Plans Rate Advisory Committee is to review the operational revenues and expenses, deferred maintenance and equipment needs, renovation or construction plans and any other projected cost increases to determine if the recommendation from the Director of Hospitality Services is valid and necessary. The committee is composed of 5 students and 4 faculty/staff. A recommendation is submitted to the Chief Financial Officer by December 1 each year.

Big XII

Members of this committee work on Big XII issues. They keep up with other universities throughout the Big XII and try to find ways to incorporate new ideas into the policies of Texas Tech. This committee usually meets twice a month or as deemed necessary by the chair.

Cultural Diversity

This committee works to examine the many aspects of making the university a diverse institution. Diversity includes all areas, such as race, gender, religion studies and student organizations. It serves to aid SGA notifying the Texas Tech administration about successful and unsuccessful diversity initiatives. The committee usually meets twice a month or deemed necessary by the chair.

Scholarship

This committee assists the SGA President on issues regarding all aspects of University scholarships. Members research and develop programs to advance and assist in the creation of academic scholarships. The committee meets on an as-needed basis.

SOAC

This committee helps to coordinate the monthly SOAC meetings. Members assist with organizing the meetings, ensure that the student organizations know when and where the meetings will be held, and help to set the agenda. This committee usually meets twice a month or as deemed necessary by the chair.

Spirit

This committee helps to promote school spirit on and off campus. Members volunteers at the various functions the SGA sponsors to promote school spirit. The committee also helps with Rowdy Raider Rallies, Raider Gate and other spirit activities. The committee usually meets twice a month or as deemed necessary by the chair.