Texas Tech University

Existing resources for students

Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication - The HIHIC promotes better understanding of Hispanic-related and international media communication through research, teaching and community outreach

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs - Through advising, mentoring, and group interaction, First Generation Transition and Mentoring Programs strives to improve the retention and success rates of First Generation College (FGC) students at Texas Tech by fostering an environment that supports their academic, social/community, and personal needs. 

Mentor Tech - To enhance the quality of the educational experience of students from underrepresented populations through programs, services, advocacy, and campus and community involvement. 

Association of Latino Professionals for American - ALPFA is the premier Latino organization for professionals and students in business, finance, accounting, and related fields.

Hispanic Student Society - Our purpose first and foremost is to promote Hispanic culture among the student body at Texas Tech University, the Lubbock community, and surrounding areas.

Dream Resource Center - Provides a collection of services offered to undocumented students to overcome academic and personal challenges while also experiencing inclusion and academic attainment in their educational
endeavors at Texas Tech University. 

Raiders Rojos - Seeks to promote the retention and graduation attainment of Hispanic students by providing
scholarships, mentoring, and network opportunities. 

Spanish Heritage Language Program - CMLL has offered a series of courses specifically designed with the Spanish heritage language learner in mind. Spanish heritage language learners are students who grow up speaking Spanish (or perhaps just listening to it) at home but whose dominant language is English. 

Graduate Studies in Spanish and Portuguese - Texas Tech University offers the Romance Languages M.A. in Spanish and the Ph.D. in Spanish with two tracks: Spanish Literature and Spanish Linguistics. 

Spanish Studies- Ranked among the top U.S. programs by the National Research Council, Spanish Studies provides various courses to promote cultural awareness in Spanish languages.

Hispanic Student Convocation - Celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic graduates with an annual spring convocation.

Office of Academic Enrichment - Seeks to increase the college completion rates of underrepresented students through the AVID First-Year Experience Program.