Texas Tech University

Events for Admitted Students

As an admitted student to Texas Tech University, we've planned in-person & virtual events for you to connect with Texas Tech this Spring. Hear from current students, parents, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Housing, your Academic College and more! We look forward to meeting you. Click below to view our events for admitted students!

Visit Campus (In-Person)
Anytime is the perfect time to see a campus that novelists and journalists have hailed as one of the most beautiful in the nation! We provide opportunities throughout the year for you to visit campus. Meet our students. Hear their stories. Find out why they love Texas Tech and why you will too!

Learn more about visiting campus and our COVID-19 safety procedures here.
College Information Sessions (Virtual)
Talk with the college of your choice by attending a virtual academic information session. Learn about the different majors and opportunities in the academic area you wish to pursue. To register click the button below and then select “Academic Colleges (virtual) type.

Financial Aid One-on-One Sessions (Virtual)
Our financial aid advisors are ready to visit with you and your family in a one-on-one session to discuss your financial aid award or to learn more about how you can afford Texas Tech University. Simply give us a call or send us an email to schedule your appointment!



Next Steps for Admitted Students

Take these next steps to become a Red Raider.

Congratulations on your admission to Texas Tech University! Now that you've been admitted, there are a few important steps to make it official and ensure that you're ready for your first day of classes at Texas Tech. Select each option below for detailed instructions.

1. Create your eRaider Account
Your eRaider username and access code were provided to you on the email you received notifying you of your acceptance. Go to eraider.ttu.edu to activate and manage your account. If you forgot your username or password, go to eraider.ttu.edu and follow the steps to obtain your username or reset your password. If you are locked out of your account or cannot login for any other reason, contact IT Help Central at (806) 742-4357 (HELP).

Your eRaider credentials will allow you to access any student portal. You will use this account throughout your time as a student at Texas Tech. Make sure to keep up with your password and follow the prompt to reset your password every three months.

2. Check your TTU email at least once a week
It is important to check your TTU email frequently as all other departments on campus will contact you through your TTU email. This will help you stay informed about financial aid, scholarships, events, important reminders, and more. Go to mail.ttu.edu to log in with your eRaider credentials. If you are unsure of your email address, you can find it at eraider.ttu.edu. If you have additional questions, contact IT Help Central at (806) 742-4357 (HELP).

Add your TTU email account to your iPhone or Android to make it easy to stay informed.

3. Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
To be considered for financial aid and some scholarships, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA opens on October 1st of your senior year. You are encouraged to submit the FAFSA to Texas Tech as soon as possible by entering the TTU school code (003644). The priority deadline for financial aid is January 15th.

The Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) is available for all non-US citizens who are Texas residents. The TASFA opens October 1st of your senior year at collegeforalltexans.com. The priority deadline is January 15th.

If you are experiencing financial hardships within the last year, click here to learn how Texas Tech can assist you further.
4. Register for Red Raider Orientation
Red Raider Orientation (RRO) is required for all incoming students attending classes on the main campus. Registration for RRO opens in November. Spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis. To see available dates for your major, visit the RRO website and log in using your eRaider credentials. During the registration steps, make sure you verify that your major is correct.

5. Select on-campus housing and meal plan
All incoming students with less than 30 credit hours, post-high school graduation, are required to live on campus. Housing registration opens in December. You can choose from traditional, suite, apartment or pod style within our 19 residence halls across campus. Spaces are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Visit housing.ttu.edu to make your housing arrangement.

6. View and accept your scholarships and financial aid
Sign into raiderlink.ttu.edu. Click on the MyTech tab and choose View/Accept Aid Package under the Student Financial Aid & Scholarships menu. Select the Aid Year and click on the Terms & Conditions tab and accept the Terms & Conditions. Then click on View/Accept Aid tab.

Thank you letters must also be submitted to fully accept the award(s).

7. Submit your immunization records
Visit the Immunization Record Upload Center to submit your meningitis and MMR records.

If you are requesting records from a physician, have your physician fax it to (806) 743-2122.

There is a registration hold on your account until this requirement is fulfilled.

8. Submit your final transcript
A final high school transcript that is official and shows a graduation date will be required upon graduation. This transcript should be sent by your high school to the address below.

Undergraduate Admissions
Box 45005
Lubbock, TX 79409

For Transfer Students

Final college transcripts for all institutions that you have attended will be required. College transcripts must be official and include grades from your most recent semester. While high school transcripts are not required, we recommend that you submit yours for advising purposes as some high school credits may impact course selection at Texas Tech University. Transcripts should be sent to Box 45005, Lubbock, TX 79409 or through an electronic transcript service to admissions.transcripts@ttu.edu.

9. Check your registration holds
An important part of Red Raider Orientation is meeting your academic advisor and registering for classes. However, before you can register for classes during orientation, you must clear any registration holds. Learn about where to see your holds and actions to take.


For a more detailed checklist of next steps, log in to your personalized Admitted Student Tasklist at admitted.ttu.edu.

If you have questions or need assistance, feel free to contact your admissions counselor.