Texas Tech University

Publications & Presentations

The Transition & Engagement team is committed to providing you an academically enriching and supportive environment that encourages you to engage and learn as you develop into the best-prepared citizens and workers of the world.  We hope you will come to us with your questions and concerns—or just to let us know how you are doing as you advance forward and progress toward your goals.

Red Raider Orientation provides a lot of information for students and families. We hope that your experience during the program helped prepare you for your first year at Texas Tech University.  As a continued resource, below you will find publications, presentations and videos shared during each respective presentation.

Summer 2019 Resources

Resource Guide & Schedule

The Red Raider Resource Guide is a comprehensive resource of information and services that you will need to access in the coming term and throughout the year at Texas Tech University. As you read through this guide, make note of the locations of offices and services because at some point during your first and subsequent years, you may need to seek assistance from the experienced and dedicated staff members in these offices.

Two-Day Schedule & Guide

One-Day Schedule & Guide

College Welcome Presentations

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

College of Architecture

College of Arts & Sciences

Rawls College of Business Administration

For questions about the COBA College Welcome Session, contact an advisor in the Undergraduate Services Center.

College of Education

Whitacre College of Engineering

Honors College

For questions about the Honors College Advising office.

College of Human Sciences

College of Media & Communication

Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts

University Advising

Wind Energy

Campus Resource Presentations

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Joining a fraternity or sorority is the beginning of a lifelong connection to a network of support, enduring friendships, and personal development.

 Red Raider Camp

Come learn about Red Raider Camp! If you're signed up and have questions, or just want to get some general information about what happens at Camp, this session is for you!


Study Abroad

Summer, semester and year-long programs are available around the world. Students can earn credit abroad for most degree plans, or participate in undergraduate research, internships or service learning.


Transfer Connection

Transfer students! The Transfer Connection is a collection of programs designed to help you meet friends, get connected, and become a leader on campus. Come to this session to find out how to get involved today!


First Generation College Students

First Gen Programs help First Generation College (FGC) students in their transition through academic programming and mentoring. Come learn more about the First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs, and meet some of the mentors!

Academic Presentations

Engineering Bridge Program

The ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program provides study skills training, academic preparation training, tutoring, mentoring, and other academic support services. All Engineering/Pre-Engineering students should make plans to attend.


Pre-Law/Legal Studies

Interested in a career in law? We are here to help you in your exploration of a major as well as support you in your preparation for applying to the law school of your choice.


Pre-Professional Health Careers

Are you interested in a career in the health professions? The advisors in Pre-Professional Health Careers will outline how they guide and assist students from any academic major toward realizing their health profession career goals.


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Interested in healthcare? Learn more about the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center schools of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. This session will cover degree programs and admission requirements.


Student Financial Aid / Student Business Services

Student Financial Aid

Do you have questions about the financial aid process? Come to this session and learn how to utilize financial aid to cover the cost of college.


Student Business Services

Paying your tuition bill is an important part of going to college. Come learn how you'll receive the bill, when to pay, payment plans, how FERPA works with billing, and much more.

Student Presentations

Gameday 101

As a Red Raider, you have the opportunity to attend all of the home athletic events! Get advice on doing gameday the right way.


Student Life 101

Come learn about the city you'll be living in! The RRO Crew will provide fun tips on where to eat, what to do, and more.


Registration 101

The RRO Crew will show you how to navigate Raiderlink and help with terms and tips for understanding the registration process.


Raider to Raider: Campus Safety

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as Texas Tech students, as well as how you can help keep the campus safe.


Suicide Prevention Video

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for young people, but it doesn't have to be. There are things you can do it identify problems and help someone in need. For more information, contact the TTU Risk Intervention & Safety Education (RISE) Office at (806) 742-2110 or call the Texas Tech Crisis Helpline at (806) 742-5555

Parent Presentations

What to Expect: Part 1

Parents and Family Members will learn a little more about what to expect during RRO as well as what may be different with a new Red Raider in the family.


What to Expect: Part 2

Learn how to support your student's success at Texas Tech while you are at home and they are here in Lubbock.