Academics Support Services
Texas Tech University's many departments offer the following services to any student who may need assistance in their respective areas:
- Advanced Technology Learning Center (ATLC), 742-1650, Library, West Basement, Operated by Academic Computing Services, the ATLC is available for use only by current faculty, staff, and students and provides access to microcomputer labs, mainframe systems, and the Internet.
- Academic Testing Services 742-3671, West Hall Rm. 214
Academic Testing Services is an approved / recognized national testing site. It is involved from the beginning of the prospective students' admission requirements, and continues as an integral part of each student's academic progress through graduation; including graduate admissions and professional certification/licensure. Contact this office to schedule a re-take on Accuplacer or to take the computer version of the THEA.
- Athletics Student Support Services, 742-0150, Marsha Sharp Center
Student athletes are provided with assistance in the following areas: tutors, mentors, counseling support, NCAA issues, and eligibility.
- IS 1100--Freshman Seminar, 742-6500 ext.246, Dr. Roger Saathoff
Freshman Seminar is open to all entering freshman and is designed to facilitate the transition to university life and to provide students with the tools to maximize their academic performance.
- Missouri Club Math Lab, 742-2566, Math Building Rm. 106
Operated by the Math Department, the Missouri Math Club holds math tutorial lab sessions each semester. Individual and group assistance is available.
- Support Operations for Academic Retention, 742-3664, Holden Hall Rm 80
- Learning Center
The Learning Center provides free peer tutoring, study skills appointments, self-learning computer and video lab, supplemental instruction in a limited number of courses, and an on-line tutoring service.
- PADR Program for Academic Development and Achievment, 742-3928, Holden Hall Rm. 56 XL is a non-credit course required for all students returning from scholastic suspension and open to any student who wishes to strengthen their study habits.
- Learning Center
- Student Disability Services
- Student Disability Services, 742-2405, West Hall Rm. 335 Student Disability Services promotes a supportive learning community for students with disabilities through provision of reasonable academic accommodations.
- TECHniques Center, 742-1822, West Hall Rm. 242
The TECHniques Center is a fee-for-service academic enhancement program that provides supplemental academic support services to meet the needs of and to promote the retention of undergraduate students with documented evidence of learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
- University Counseling Center, 742-3674, Student Wellness Center Rm. 201
The Counseling Center provides academic, career, and personal/social counseling, therapy, and developmental groups as well as Tech Pride, a peer retention program for freshman, and "Getting Ready for College", a pre-fall semester workshop for entering freshman.
- University Writing Center, 742-2476, English Building Rm. 175
Working with writers at any stage of the writing process, the staff of the Writing Center can help writers interpret assignments and brainstorm, as well as read and respond to drafts of documents.