Texas Tech University

Conference Location

Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women
Texas Tech University | Student Union Building


Student Union Building (Upper Level)

The Student Union provides an environment for relaxation and social interaction, opportunities for education and exchange of thought, and services for Texas Tech students, staff, faculty and our community.

Student Activities compliments the university's academic programs
by enhancing the overall educational experiences of students through participation in social, multicultural, intellectual, community service and campus governance programs.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us.

Air Travel

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Shuttle, Taxi, Etc.


The following hotels are suggestions and rates may change:

Walking Distance to campus

Woodrow House Bed & Breakfast

  • Rates from $94/night
  • 2629 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410

Staybridge Suites

  • Ask for Tech Visiting Rate $109/night
  • 2515 19th Street, Lubbock,  Texas  79410

Short Cab Ride to campus

Overton Hotel

  • Rates from $165/night
  • 2322 Mac Davis Ln, Lubbock, TX 79401

Days Inn

  • Rates from $76/night
  • 2401 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79415

La Quinta Inn & Suites Lubbock North

  • Rates from $59/night
  • 601 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401

Super 8 Lubbock Civic Center North

  • Rates from $40/night
  • 501 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401

Baymount Inn Lubbock

  • Rates from $67/night
  • 3901 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Lubbock

  • $80/night
  • 4435 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock, TX 79407


  • We encourage students to participate via social media to give us feedback and to comment on the conference.
  • You should also use this time to meet others online to follow in the future

twitter iconTo comment and network with others at the conference use the hashtag #TTUWSC16 during the conference events.



Call for Proposals Now until February 5, 2016
Conference Prep Workshop Fall/Spring
DEADLINE for Call for Proposals DUE February 5
Presenters Notified February 19
Registration Begins February 1, 2016
Volunteer RSVP Now
Volunteer Training March 29 & April 6
Deadline for Early Registration April 1
Late Registration April 2-15
Pre-conference Event April 14
Conference April 15


womens studies conference

Conference Prep Workshop

Learn how to submit a proposal

Fall & Spring

Conference Program

For more information and details of the sessions click here

Call for Proposals

Submit Your Proposal

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Student Union Building (Upper Level)

For more information click here.


Frequently Asked Questions


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All participants will check-in at the registration table located on the upper level of the SUB near the elevators.

TTU Campus Parking

For visitors without a TTU parking sticker on their vehicle, enter off of University and Broadway for directions from the traffic kiosk to this area.

Visitors unable to find parking in this area will be directed to the closest available parking upon inquiry at the traffic kiosk. Read more...


The Program, unless otherwise noted, is unable to offer travel scholarships at this time. We will announce potential funding for travel scholarships as they become available. Likewise, any discounts for area hotels will be announced as they become available.

- Information about area chain hotels can be found on this link: http://www.visitlubbock.org/

- Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here http://www.visit.ttu.edu/

Volunteer Needs

Please help make the Women's Studies Conference a huge success by serving as a volunteer. Specific tasks, as well as miscellaneous duties, are offered to provide you an experience of a behind the scenes look at organizing and planning a conference of this nature. Read more...

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Conference Registration and Information Table Monitor
  • Program/Panel Session Monitor
  • Technical Equipment Monitor
  • Greeters/Guides
  • Volunteer Training 


Please direct questions about submitting proposals or questions of a general nature to: womens.studies@ttu.edu 
Please include "Women's Studies Conference" in the subject line so that your question can be found


Women's Studies Program