Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Commitment


The Texas Tech Commitment is our pledge to create a safe campus environment for students, faculty, and staff as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the Whitacre College of Engineering and Texas Tech University, our top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. With your safety in mind, we are unveiling our Texas Tech Commitment – a comprehensive plan that includes new procedures designed to help protect you and those you love. There will be enhanced sanitization efforts, resources for health screenings, access to personal protective equipment, workplace and classroom wellness guidance, and social distancing protocols. With the addition of these new procedures, along with attention to personal hygiene, proper social distancing, and self-care, we can all do our part to protect our campus community. Learn more about our Texas Tech Commitment and how we plan to provide a safe environment for learning and discovery beginning this fall at ttu.edu/commitment. 

Texas Tech University and the Whitacre College of Engineering have a mandatory face covering policy for all students, faculty and staff:

  • Students will be required to wear a mask or face covering when attending an in-person class.
  • In the classroom, faculty that are leading instruction will not be required to wear a face mask or face covering so that students are able to clearly understand the instruction and for the benefit of the hearing-impaired. To provide safety for our faculty and students, a social distancing barrier will be implemented in classrooms, studios, and laboratories.Face masks or appropriate face coverings will be required in campus buildings by all students, faculty and staff.
  • Faculty and staff will be required to wear appropriate face coverings in all campus buildings with the exception of their private office or workspace.


The University's Plan to Return to Campus

Students  |  Faculty & Staff  |  Academic Instruction  |  Health & Safety  |  FAQs  |  COVID-19 Updates


Additional College Academic and Safety Information 

Academic Overview by Department | Health and Safety Resources Building Signage and Safety Instructions  |  WCOE COVID-19 Response