Texas Tech University

FYRE Peer Leaders

FYRE Peer Leaders play a vital role in helping incoming students adjust to the rigors of college life. They can be a major influence on a first-year student's educational goals as well as instrumental in the successful transition of a student's life at Texas Tech.

FYRE Peer Leaders discuss a myriad of topics ranging from academic to personal responsibilities. They help first-year students explore factors involving adjusting to college culture, planning a course of study, selecting a career, and much more.

The FYRE Peer Leader is: The FYRE Peer Leader is not:
  • Knowledgeable about resources and campus support for students that might be struggling with academic or transition challenges
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in using campus technology including Blackboard and RaiderLink
  • Able to make connections with students outside of class through individual student meetings, attendance at campus events, social media and more.
  • Trained to serve as an academic advisor
  • An academic tutor
  • A replacement for university student support services

Meet the Peer Leaders

Name Summary


If you have questions about serving as a Peer Leader, please email studentengagement@ttu.edu.