Texas Tech University is committed to creating tomorrow's leaders by preparing them for a global world through cultural exchanges, key support services, and a dynamic academic environment where students, faculty and staff engage in discussion about global topics.
First Generation Students
The First Generation Transition and Mentoring Program is focused on helping you become
the first in your family to really learn about college through the experience of being
here. First Year students are assigned to a student mentor. Our mentors are sophomores,
juniors and seniors in the program and are here to help develop peer relationships
that are proven to be vital to your success while in college.
Need a Mentor?
To enhance the quality of the educational experience of students from underrepresented
populations through programs, services, advocacy, and campus and community involvement.
Are you in the Military or a Veteran?
Military & Veterans Programs is here to assist veterans and their families in achieving
academic and personal success. Our vision is to be the University of Choice for military
personnel, veterans, and their families. Military & Veterans programs will assist
the students it serves in a seamless transition from military to civilian life, support
and encourage campus and community engagement, and help provide a positive experience
through degree completion and on to a successful future.
Using Chess as a Learning Vehicle
In collaboration with the university's student chess club, the Texas Tech Chess Program
offers a variety of services and opportunities related to chess, including regular
meetings, tournaments, after-school programs, and workshops for teachers and chess
camps for kids.