Because You're Family
Virtual Parent & Family Sessions
Hear from a panel of experts about available programs and services on campus and how you can support your student. You'll also learn more about how you can get involved!
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST
All sessions are hosted virtually using Zoom
Joining the Red Raider family is about much more than sending your student to college. It's about sharing experiences that your family will talk about for years to come, from Red Raider Orientation to the annual Family Weekend to Graduation.
Our website is written for your student, but we also have you in mind. We have included information and links below to help you prepare your student for a bright future and help you navigate our admission process. Most of all, we'll show you what makes our spirited university so special—and why your family should join ours.
Paying for College
Find your Counselor
Take a Virtual Tour
Office of Parent &
Steps to Apply for Admission
View admissions.ttu.edu/recommended for detailed information regarding curriculum requirements for the state of Texas. The items listed below are required for admissions consideration. Notification of decision takes 2-4 weeks.
My student has been admitted. What's next?
Frequently Asked Questions
Blue Light Phones - 120 phones that automatically connect to TTUPD.
TechAlert! - sends texts, phone calls and emails to students, faculty and staff. Students can enter up to 4 phone numbers, including parents. Make sure your student's number is the primary number for text alerts.
For more information on campus safety including safety statistics, please visit or call the Texas Tech Police Department.
Holiday Bus Trips – Parent & Family Relations collaborates with BreakShuttle to provide bus trips home to Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin and El Paso* for Thanksgiving, Winter Break, and Spring Break (*Thanksgiving only).
Raider Ride - A service that is offered seven days a week from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. using the TapRide app. Rides are free if ride begins or ends on campus; $5 off campus.
Lime scooters, Zip cars are available on campus.
Citibus – students may use their student ID to use the bus system around town at no additional cost.
The Learning Center offers free peer tutoring and academic coaching to provide students with skills in test-taking and time management.
The Writing Center provides one-on-one tutorials and assistance to undergraduate and graduate students. Tutors are available on-site and online.
Supplemental Instruction offers free, peer-led review sessions for historically challenging courses.
The TECHniques Center provides supplemental academic support services to meet the needs and to promote the retention of undergraduate students with learning disabilities.
Student Counseling Center – Offers individual, couples, and group counseling along with other counseling services; like the MindSpa for stress relief and relaxation. 24/7 Crisis Line at (806) 742-5555.
Admissions & Enrollment
Parent & Family Relations
Texas Tech Parents Association
Have questions or need assistance? Our staff is here to help.
2500 Broadway, West Hall Room 100
Lubbock, TX 79409-5005