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Online and still a Red Raider!
Online and still a Red Raider!


Texas Tech Online
Resources for Online Students

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning has many resources available to students for online learning. Please view the tips and strategies on this page for success as an online student.

Blackboard Support

View Detailed Support Information Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - Student Guide

For further support, contact your instructor and they may submit a request on your behalf.

IT Help Central Support

Email: ithelpcentral@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-4357

As a Texas Tech Online student, you are an important part of the Red Raider community. No matter where you are, we want to provide you with the resources you need to succeed. On this page are resources for participating in online courses, the student services available to you and Blackboard information.

Strategies for Online Student Success

Participating in an online course can be a convenient way to continue your education. This video offers strategies for successfully participating in your online courses.

Online Student Services

As an online student, you have access to a variety of student services. The video below gives an overview of the services available.

24/7 Support Services

Are you in need of support and don't know where to go? Visit the student support services website! You can find answers to frequently asked questions and contact our support team 24/7.
Student Support Services Website

Resources from the Dean of Students

TTU Library Services

Texas Tech University library services connect users with resources that advance intellectual inquiry and discovery.
Visit the Library Website

University Writing Center Services

Writing serves as one of the primary means for learning and communication and every good writer needs a good reader. Our services are open to all undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty and staff.
Visit the Writing Center Services Website

Online Tutoring

The ultimate goal of the Learning Center is to provide you with the resources needed to obtain academic independence and success. Through positive interaction and effective communication, a peer tutor is able to create an educational environment that inspires you to develop autonomous learning strategies.
Visit the Online Tutoring Portal

Student Career Center Services

The University Career Center promotes your success by providing career development, career exploration, and job search opportunities to undergraduate, graduate, international, distance students, and alumni.

Opportunities include career assessments, resume and cover letter critiques, mock interviews, personal statement critiques, faculty document critiques, salary negotiation assistance, interview room reservation, career events, and career exploration videos. Hire Red Raiders is the job posting board for employers seeking to hire TTU students and graduates. The Career Center staff is available to assist in identifying your marketable skills and career development needs.
Vist the Student Career Center Services website.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid assists a variety of students to attend Texas Tech University. Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, student employment, student loans and waivers. The website below includes needed applications as well as additional requirements and instructions for accessing important information. 

View the Financial Aid Information Website

Student Disability Services

The Texas Tech University Student Disability Services (SDS) staff provides a variety of accommodations and services for individuals with disabilities. Accommodations will be made in response to the specific disability.
Visit the Disability Services Website

Military and Veteran Students

The Military & Veterans Programs is here to assist veterans and their families in achieving academic, personal, and professional success.
View Military and Veteran Programs

Worldwide eLearning Events

Here you can see what's going on at Texas Tech, including the main campus and the regional sites aross the state.
See Worldwide eLearning Events

Student Complaint Process

The process for all students located outside the State of Texas, and for students taking courses or programs offered online/electronic or at regional/off-campus site locations in Texas. Texas Tech University aspires to resolve student grievances, complaints, and concerns fairly and amicably.
View Student Complaint Process

TTU Online Social Media

We're active across multiple social media platforms! We publish news, photos, and other information about online programs, regional sites, and more. Follow us to keep up-to-date with what's happening in online and distance education at Texas Tech!
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Using Blackboard

Your online courses are accessed through a learning management system called Blackboard. Each course has its own page where information such as the syllabus, assignments, grade book, and communication tools are accessible. Below are some helpul links and video tutorials covering many of the features found in Blackboard.

To log into Blackboard, use your eRaider username and password. Once logged in, your currently enrolled courses can be accessed using the "My Courses" tab at the right of the home screen. From there, you can access the course materials and information, communicate with your instructor and peers, submit assignments, and view your grade book.

Login to Blackboard

Blackboard will work best on a browser such as Google Chrome or Firefox. For a complete list of browser compatibility resources, click here.

Blackboard Support Videos