Texas Tech University

Student Organization Risk Management

Risk Management Requirement

In accordance with Texas Education Code, Section 51.9361, all registered student organizations are required to attend training sessions on a set of risk management topics as it relates to individuals, organization functions, and/or activities. A minimum of the president should attend one of the sessions of training offered. If the president is not available, another officer can attend, but they will be responsible for educating the officers and members on the information learned. All attendees have to register through the event page on TechConnect to attend; please see the available training dates below.

Once organizations have attended the risk management training they will be required to complete the required assessment that they can find on TechConnect under FORMS on the main page. This assessment cannot be completed by someone that has not been checked into one of the trainings.

Social fraternities and sororities are also required to attend the Clay R. Warren Memorial Risk Management Programming annually.


Training Dates

Student Organization Risk Management Training - This training complies with the Texas Education Code 51.9361 as stated above, and organizations will be in jeopardy of being disabled if not completed by the end of the fall semester. All student organizations must attend a risk management training session.

Fall 2022 Training Dates:

  •  Sept 26th 4:00pm-5:30pm
  • Oct 12th 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Oct 25th 4:30pm-6:00pm (Zoom)
  • Nov 7th 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Nov 17th 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Nov 30th 4:00pm-5:30pm (Zoom)
  • Dec 1st 11:30am-1:00pm


Student Organization Advisor Risk Management Training - Student Involvement is pleased to offer student organization advisor trainings. This training is only required for advisors once, and it complies with the Texas Education Code 51.9361 and the 2017-2018 Texas Tech Student Handbook Provision (Part V, E. Faculty or Staff Advisor, 7).

Fall 2022 ADVISORS ONLY Training Dates:

  • Sept 29th 12:00pm-1:00pm (Zoom)
  • Oct 27th 11:00am-12:00pm (Zoom)

For additional questions regarding risk management training, please contact Estreylla Sierra or at 806-742-5433.


Risk Management Checklists & Tools

Event Planning Guide

Event Planning Timeline

Social Event Planning Guide

Alcohol - Texas Drinking Laws & Know the Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

Travel Tips before, during, and after your trip

Banking Account Information

Taxes and EIN

Risk Management Topical Presentations & One-on-One Advising Meetings

Request a Presentation

Request a One-on-One Meeting

Risk Management Resources

Texas Tech Student Handbook and Code of Conduct

Office of Student Conduct - Incident Reports, Investigation Facilitation, Sanctioning

Student Resolution Center - Conflict Coaching, Mediation, Facilitation, Training, Referrals to Resources

Student Counseling Center - Title IX Investigators, Reporting Source

Student Legal Services - Consultation & Representation, Contract Disputes, Waivers, Mediation

Texas Tech Police Department - Report a Crime, Crime Prevention Programs, Blue Phone Response, Late Night Shuttle Bus

Office of Risk Management - Complex (Long-term or International) Travel Planning, Short-term or Event Specific Insurance