Texas Tech University

Auxiliary Services

Auxiliary Services is a non-academic area of the university that extends the learning environment beyond the classroom and enhances the quality of campus life by way of quality goods and services. We are a central office home to seven internal service departments.

Vision: To continually enhance campus life for every Red Raider

Mission: We attract and retain a diverse community that provides the essential programs and services required for every Red Raider to achieve their highest potential

Core Values: Working with Integrity and Inclusion, Being Efficient and Effective, Creating Positive Experiences

Patrick Albritton is the Assistant Vice President of Auxiliary Services. View the 2020-2021 Auxiliary Services Annual Report here.

United Supermarkets Arena


The United Supermarkets Arena is a 15,000-seat multi-purpose facility that hosts a variety of entertainment and athletic events, including Texas Tech University Basketball and Volleyball, commencement ceremonies, concerts, and exhibitions

Kent Meredith is the Executive Director of the United Supermarkets Arena.

Hospitality Services


Kirk Rodriguez is the Senior Managing Director of Hospitality Services.

We are Red Raiders feeding Red Raiders! Hospitality Services strives to provide enriching food and experiences for learning, collaboration, and growth. Hospitality Services invites you to enjoy award-winning dining choices and delicious food options all across the Texas Tech University campus. Let your appetite be your guide as you dine in a variety of food courts, retail locations, mini-markets, an all-you-care-to-eat (AYCE) option, national brands, express kiosks and Top Tier Catering.

On-campus, Red Raiders have access to chef-inspired food choices such as complete meals at The Fresh Plate AYCE, and dine-in/carry-out entrées from one of the many concepts in The Market at Stangel/Murdough. The Commons offers cutting-edge food options, while quick cuisine is available at one of the Sam's Place mini-markets (plus Sam's Express kiosks) located all over campus. During summer months, Hospitality Services helps host Red Raider Orientations, conference groups, and multiple high school and college-driven student groups.

Top Tier Catering features culinary excellence and impeccable service in the best venues on and around the Texas Tech Campus. From intimate to lavish, Top Tier embodies the perfect services for any occasion. Every event, from a business lunch to a grand scale wedding, is unique and requires special attention. Top Tier Catering handles every detail, starting with the culinary delights, so you can enjoy the moment and the company of your guests.

Click here to see available Dining Locations and Hours. Follow campus dining on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @EatAtTexasTech

University Student Housing


The Senior Managing Director of Student Housing is currently vacant.

University Student Housing (USH) provides on-campus housing for over 8,000 students within 19 residence hall buildings. USH staff maintain, clean, and renovate all 2.1 million square feet of these facilities. A staff of 225 full-time and 275 student staff serve residents twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The department offers residents academic support through Learning Communities and the Residential Tutoring program. Students can engage in leadership opportunities through in-hall residence education curriculum programs and USH sponsored student organizations. During the summer months, the department opens their doors to guests visiting the campus for conferences, camps, and other opportunities. As an Auxiliary Department, year-round operations are exclusively funded with housing fees paid by students and summer guests.

Student Union & Activities


Jon Mark Bernal is the Senior Associate Managing Director of Student Union & Activities.

The Student Union Building (SUB) serves as the home for Texas Tech to come together for campus events, educational opportunities and services that enhance student development and enrich the Red Raider experience. Featuring a variety of dining concepts, student collaboration spaces, the Stars and Stripes Military and Veterans Lounge, and meeting rooms of all sizes, everyone will find a place where they are welcomed and where they belong.

Student Activities and Student Activities Board (SAB) are responsible for approximately 60 free programs annually for Texas Tech University students. SAB is dedicated to planning and implementing FREE social, diverse, traditional and educational events for Texas Tech University. Traditional events include Arbor Day, Homecoming Week, RaiderGate and Tech to Town.

University Recreation


Eric Maki is the Managing Director of University Recreation.

University Recreation is a comprehensive fitness, leisure and recreation department with world-class facilities and cutting-edge programs and services! Currently enrolled Texas Tech University students are eligible to participate in a variety of recreation programs and services designed to help strength physical and mental fitness and build community. University Recreation is not the same as joining a gym but rather enhancing the collegiate experience and creating life-long healthy behaviors. With over 244,000 square feet of recreational activity space the Student Recreation Center has a variety of exercise, fitness, and leisure opportunities for the Red Raider campus community.

TTU Campus Store


Mario Carvajal is the store manager.

The TTU Campus Store is conveniently located on the West side of the Student Union Building (17th and Boston Lubbock, TX) and proudly offers a selection of textbooks, computers, course materials, and supplies that will ensure every Texas Tech student is prepared for success. Show your Raider pride all year long with our authentic assortment of collegiate apparel – including Texas Tech t-shirts, sweatshirts, gifts, hats, drinkware, gift cards and more.

Student Health Services


Juli McCauley is the Managing Director of Student Health Services.

Student Health Services proudly provides compassionate, high quality and accessible healthcare to Texas Tech students. The clinic is conveniently located in the Student Wellness Center facility along with our lab, radiology suite and retail pharmacy. Our outstanding clinicians provide primary care, urgent care, women's health, sports medicine, and travel health services. Our team offers integrated behavioral health services for mild to moderate conditions including anxiety, depression, and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. Psychiatry clinicians' office in our clinic to provide treatment for severe or more complicated mental health conditions. Student Health Services is home to the Raider Assistance Program, which provides alcohol and other drug assessment, education and treatment referrals. We support the health and wellness of Texas Tech students as they realize their full potential.

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