First Year Raider Experience
Are You Ready to Win?
Your first year at Texas Tech University is filled with many opportunities and choices.
Your First Year Raider Experience (FYRE) can lead you to a winning first year. FYRE
is a collaborative collection of programs and services that will assist you in your
transition to college living and provide a support system to help you successfully
graduate from Texas Tech University.
First Year Raider Experience programs and services will help you:
•Experience greater connections to the campus through participation in programs and
•Understand the campus culture and know the resources available to you.
•Develop successful patterns academically and socially through connections with faculty,
staff and students.
•Make a connection between in and out of classroom experiences.
Welcome to the Big Leagues!
Texas Tech University provides you with a much different educational experience than
your high school.
Here are some of the differences between your high school and Texas Tech that you
can expect to experience.
Follow the FYRE game plan and winning will be a sure thing!
Check out the line up of all the resources available to new Red Raiders.
Get in the game!
The Red Raider spirit is cultivated through programs including Homecoming, pep-rallies,
student organizations, our many traditions, and student events held all year long.
Spanish Renaissance- inspired architecture, wide open spaces and an endless blue sky.
The beauty of West Texas has to be seen to be believed, and our campus has been noted
for possessing a public art collection among the ten best in the United States.