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2009 Raider Welcome
Raider Welcome Schedule

Sunday, January 4th

Residence Hall Move In

Monday, January 5th

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Red Raider Orientation (North Plaza - Student Union)
RRO is for new incoming students only. Students will have the opportunity to take campus tours, meet with campus departments, complete academic advisement, and register for classes.

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fajita Meet and Greet (Business Administration Buliding, Rotunda)
The Fajita Meat and Greet is a welcome social event for Spring 2009 incoming students! Come after RRO to meet the Transfer Council, Transfer Mentors and other incoming students.

Tuesday, January 6th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Volunteer Fair (Library, Croslin Room)
Find an opportunity to volunteer and help the Lubbock community. Various local charities and non-profit organizations will be represented.

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

United Blood Services Blood Drive (Student Union Building (SUB) Bus Turnaround)
Set up appointment at www.bloodhero.com Sponsor Code: wrw

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Craziest Fan Contest(SUB)
Come dressed in your best Texas Tech fan costume! Four finalists will be chosen to go onto the court during half-time to be voted on by the fans. Walk over to the Red Raider Basketball game as a group.

7:00 pm

Red Raider Basketball vs. TCU (United Spirit Arena)
FREE to students with a valid TTU ID

Wednesday, January 7th

First Day of Classes

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

United Blood Services Blood Drive (SUB Bus Turnaround)
Set up appointment at www.bloodhero.com Sponsor Code: wrw

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Ice Skating (City Bank Coliseum)
FREE to students with a valid TTU ID (includes ice time and skate rental). Hot cocoa and cookies will be provided by Hospitality Services.

Thursday, January 8th

Rec Center Night (Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreational Center)
Come by yourself or with a group and join in on the following group activities:

3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Rock Wall
Reach new heights can climb the Rock Wall on the lower level of the Rec.

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dodge Ball

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Knockout

Friday, January 9th

12:30 pm

Fire and Ice Festival (Student Union Courtyard)
Enjoy the heartfelt and soulful songs of emerging artist Jonathan Clay. Jonathan’s music has been featured on the hit show’s MTV’s The Real World and The Hills, as well as ABC Family’s Lincoln Heights. After your done chillin’ out, heat yourself back up by walking around the STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIR, feasting on FREE FOOD, and takin home your very own WAX HAND!

7:11 pm

TTU Hockey vs. TBA(City Bank Coliseum)
$4 with your TTU student ID.

Saturday, January 10th

2:00 pm

Lady Raiders Basketball vs. UT(United Spirit Arena)
FREE to students with a valid TTU ID

7:11 pm

TTU Hockey vs. TBA(City Bank Coliseum)
$4 with your TTU student ID.