Texas Tech University

Get Involved

Getting involved as a new student at TTU is an important part of your adjustment to TTU and Lubbock. Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to get involved at TTU– in fact, there are so many involvement opportunities, they can sometimes be overwhelming! If you ask any student, getting involved helps you to feel more connected at TTU and assists in experiencing a greater sense of community at the University. A great place to start is with events and programs designed specifically by and for transfer and visiting students to TTU.

Fall Events


Family Weekend

Family Weekend is held during each fall semester and is a great time to reconnect with your family. Learn More



Homecoming week is designed to bring alumni, students, and fans together to celebrate the history, spirit and traditions that make Texas Tech unique! Learn More



Raider Welcome is a week long series of FUN and FREE events designed to welcome new and returning students to the Texas Tech campus.Learn More


Carol of Lights

The Annual Carol of Lights takes place in December. Learn More



A student led tailgate party that takes place on campus four hours prior to kick-off. Comprised of live entertainment, food and fun! Learn More

Spring Events


Winter Raider Welcome

Similar to Raider Welcome, Winter Raider Welcome has events designed to welcome students to Texas Tech University held in January. Learn More


Sibling Weekend

Sibling weekend is hosted by Parent and Family Relations in the spring. The weekend is designed to be fun, educational, and tradition-filled for siblings of current students between the age of 8 and 15. Learn More


Arbor Day

Arbor Day is an annual event that takes place every spring. It is designed to bring the campus community together to beautify the campus through planting of flowers and plants. Learn More

Year Round


Student Recreation Center

Join intramurals, sign up for Raider X classes, or use the state of the art facility at your own leisure.Learn More


Career Services

University Career Services holds career fairs in the fall and spring semesters as well as Raider Mentor and various assessments. Learn More



"StrengthsQuest is a revolutionary program from the Gallup Organization that focuses students on strengths rather than weaknesses." Learn More


Tech Activities Board (TAB)

Students dedicated to providing educational and social activities, as well as diverse events and programs to enhance the overall Tech Experience. Learn More


Student Organization Involvement

There are over 400 student organizations for students to be involved in. Learn More


Study Abroad

Study Abroad General Information session- these sessions are held daily at 4 p.m. in the International Cultural Center. Learn More



Transfer Connection