Texas Tech University

New Student Guide

Welcome to Texas Tech College of Media & Communication! Here you will find information to get started as a new student on campus. Find important contact information as well as Day One Opportunities to take advantage of in your college career. We are here to help our Red Raider family succeed, so don't hesitate to reach out to our advising and recruiting team for help.

View a PDF version of our First-Year Student Guide.  

First-Year Student Guide Book Cover

What classes should I take?

We have core classes that satisfy State of Texas Core Curriculum Requirements and Texas Tech University Graduation Requirements. View a list of recommended courses for first-year students that are offered in the College of Media & Communication.

First year courses to take

Still need to apply to TTU?

We can help you get started!

If you have already applied to the universty and been admitted to Texas Tech, there are a few steps to take to make sure you're all set up to come to campus. Be sure to register for Red Raider Orientation and sign up for Student Housing.

We have a guide to help you get started after being admitted.