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TechAlert Emergency Communications System

Texas Tech uses TechAlert to communicate important alerts and emergency response information to students, faculty and staff.

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For outside groups who would like to receive emergency alerts, please email techalert@ttu.edu.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All university updates and notifications on the novel Coronavirus will be available at the TTU Coronavirus (COVID-19) website.

Security Cameras

Texas Tech has installed a series of security cameras at undisclosed locations across campus that will assist authorities in ensuring the safety of students, faculty and staff.

Building Emergency Plans

Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) are meant to inform occupants of buildings of what to do during an emergency. Download and read the EAPs for the buildings you occupy here.

Active Shooter Training

Lt. Eric Williams of the Texas Tech Police Department provides guidance for surviving an active shooter situation. It is available to all faculty, staff and students. Be prepared, watch it today.

This site is intended to inform the Texas Tech University community about what to do in advance of, during and after an emergency.

To ensure receipt of TechAlert! notifications, please add the following numbers to the contact list on your mobile phone:


806 774 9336,
23177, 82932, 63079



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These numbers will appear on your device when receiving TechAlert! notifications from Texas Tech university.

Important Contact Information

In an emergency, call 911 for ambulance, fire or police. Texas Tech Police non-emergency line 806 742 3931.

Maintenance Emergencies

806 742 4OPS

Information Technology

806 742 HELP

Server-Related Issues

806 742 3649

Managing Director, TTUS Office of Risk Management | Chief Risk Officer

Darrell Edwards

806 742 0212

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