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Register for RRO

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Before You Register

Please read ALL of the following information about RRO before entering the registration system. It will answer many questions/issues you may have while registering.

Important Information

Required RRO Fee Explanation

  • Students will be assessed a non-refundable RRO fee upon attendance of Red Raider Orientation, even if you do not ultimately attend classes at Texas Tech University.
  • The student fee for orientation will be billed later.  This fee will be charged to students' TTU Billing Account and CANNOT be paid in advance or during orientation.
  • There are other optional fees for guests that you may opt-in for while completing your registration.  You MUST PAY for these optional fees to complete your registration.
  • See more information about Fees.

Registering Guests

  • We recommend parent and family members attend orientation with your student. If you choose to attend, we ask that you register each person as a "Guest."
  • "Guests" can be added or removed after the student completes their RRO Registration if you aren't sure who will attend with you.
  • If you add any guests in advance, you must pay these optional fees upfront to complete your registration.
  • Please note: the RRO Guest Registration fee does NOT include overnight Accommodations for Guests.
  • See more information for Parents and Family Members (Guests).

Student Accommodations

For the Two-Day Sessions:

For One-Day Sessions

  • No on-campus accommodations are available.  See the our Accommodations page for information about travel and lodging accommodations near Texas Tech University.

Course Registration Holds

  • Students may have course Registration Hold(s) on their account. A hold represents a requirement that has NOT been completed by the student. 
  • While these holds will not prevent you from registering for Red Raider Orientation, a hold must be removed in order to register for classes.
  • You can view your holds when you log in to the RRO registration system. You are encouraged to take care of any holds prior to your Red Raider Orientation session through the Admitted Student Tasklist.
  • A hold you may encounter is a Texas Success Initiative (TSI) hold. If a student has a "TSI Testing" hold (pay special attending to the wording of your hold) on their account, the student may need to come a day before their RRO session and take the test(s) with Academic Testing Services. You should make travel plans accordingly. 

Verify Your Major

  • You will be able to see your declared major when you log in to the registration system.
  • If you would like to change your major, you are encouraged to sign up for RRO first, and then change your major. You can verify your major AFTER registering.
  • You may log back in to the registration system to change your RRO date if you wish after your major is changed.
  • For more information about majors and how to request a major change, visit our Verify Your Major page.
  • Please Note: It may take up to 48 hours for any major change requests to appear in the RRO registration system. 

Making Changes

  • If you need to change any information after you have already registered for orientation, then you can log back in to the registration website and update your information at anytime.
  • You can change your session date and add or remove guests through our online system.
  • Guest fees may be refunded up until May 1. After May 1, NO refunds will be given, even if you register a guest after May 1.
  • For more information, visit our Making Changes page.

Cancelling Your RRO Reservation

  • To cancel/withdraw your application and/or decline admission, please complete the online Withdrawal Form through the Office of Admissions: 
  • You should only withdraw if you NO LONGER PLAN TO ATTEND TTU. If you just need to reschedule your session, please see the information above about changing dates.
  • Once your application is withdrawn, your RRO session will automatically be cancelled. Please allow our office 7 to 10 business days to process the request to withdraw your application.

Confirmation Emails

  • All confirmation and reminder emails will be sent to your TTU email address.
  • Check your TTU email at mail.ttu.edu.
  • All official communications from Texas Tech will come to this email address.  Get into the habit of checking it regularly to ensure a smooth transition.

Steps to Register


Once you have been admitted, it can take up to 24-48 hours for you to be able to register for RRO.

Use your eRaider username and password to log in to the RRO registration system, then follow the instructions below for online registration:

  1. Personal Information - Ensure that your personal information is correct and up to date, and add any additional information if necessary.
  2. Questionnaire - Please answer all of the remaining questions listed under "Additional Information".  Verify that your major is listed correctly. If you have any holds listed, please refer to the information on the Holds page to get them removed. (Note: Incorrect majors and holds will NOT prevent you from completing your registration.)
  3. Dates - Select your RRO session.  You will ONLY see dates for which you are eligible to attend.
  4. Guests - register any guests that will be attending with you. 
  5. My Reservation - Verify the information you have submitted to make sure it is correct. Pay any extra fees for guests and/or accommodations.
  6. Submit - Once everything is correct, select "Submit" at the bottom of the page.

**You must completely "SUBMIT" your registration to reserve a space in your selected session. If you do not completely submit your registration, then your seat is not saved and that session may become unavailable.

Making Changes

We understand that sometimes your plans change. We've made it easy to change your scheduled RRO session and add/remove registered guests after you have registered.  Click here to learn more.

Log In To Register 

To access our online registration system, click the button below. You will log in with your eRaider username and password to access the system. 

Note: eRaider log in is different than the Raider Connect credentials you used during the admissions process.

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Please make sure you read all the information on this page prior to entering the registration system.  It will answer many of the questions/issues you may have when trying to register.

Register for RRO

Problems Logging In?

If you are having issues logging into the RRO Registration system, make sure your eRaider credentials are working: 

Need an eRaider Activation Code?

If you need to request a new eRaider activation code, please contact:

Unmatched Registration Attempt

If you get an "Unmatched Registration Attempt" error, your admissions application may not match the following conditions to register for RRO:

  • Fully Admitted for at least 24 hours*
  • Undergraduate Student**
  • Degree-Seeking
  • Attending the Lubbock Campus***

Please contact the Office of Admissions at 806-742-1480 to verify or change any of your application information, if needed.


* Please note that Gateway students must fulfill the requirements of the Gateway program before they can register for an RRO session.

**Graduate students should register for New Graduate Student Orientation, not Red Raider Orientation.

**If you applied for a Distance/Online/Regional program, you should contact your academic advisor to see what items you need to complete for your particular program.


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