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 traditions.
  • 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.


Step Up to the Plate

Step up to the Plate

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 that you can expect to experience.

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Game Plan

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.

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Rowdy 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.

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Lubbock Living

Lubbock Living

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

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