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Honors College Red Raider Orientation


Welcome to the Honors College!

 Red Raider Orientation (RRO) is designed to help you become familiar with campus, learn about campus resources, meet other new students, and register for classes.  As a member of the Honors College student community, you have expanded course options available to you and you have additional support with your transition to TTU and with the goal of registering successfully for your first semester at Texas Tech University.

What do you need to know as an Honors student preparing to attend your RRO session?

#1: You will be required to enroll this Fall 2023 in ONE Honors First-Year Experience (FYE) course, with its linked Learning Community Group (LCG). FYE courses are taught by top faculty across campus and have a low enrollment cap. The linked LCG courses are led by current Honors mentors and serve as a great introduction to college life and to Honors College opportunities.  Check out the Fall 2023 FYE+LCG options prior to your RRO session at the Honors College Course Booklets page.

#2: You have the option of enrolling in additional Fall 2023 Honors courses if you like… but only the one Honors FYE+LCG is mandatory. There are two separate booklets online that list options for the required FYE+LCG courses and the additional Fall 2023 Honors courses.  Review all your options at the Honors College Course Booklets page.

#3: You will have the chance to connect with Honors advisors and current Honors students at our Come-&-Go Welcome area on Day 2 of RRO. Your overall degree plan is the foundation for your academic studies, so we want to prioritize your time at RRO with your primary major advisor. The email communication you receive from Honors prior to your RRO session will provide the essential details needed to plan for your required Honors FYE+LCG… and any additional Honors courses you might consider. But definitely plan to swing by McClellan Hall (across from the SUB) to make a personal Honors connection before the conclusion of your RRO events!  

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