Texas Tech University

Employee Benefits


Texas Tech University offers competitive and comprehensive benefits to eligible employees and their dependents as part of a long-standing commitment to the health and wellbeing of its faculty and staff. Having complete information about your insurance is important and will allow you to understand and use the plans to your best advantage.


The Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) is the insurance program administered by the Employees Retirement Systems of Texas (ERS). ERS administers benefits for employees of state agencies, higher education institutions, and other groups. As a Texas Tech employee, you have the option to sign up for benefits when they first become available to you.


Texas Tech offers different programs for employees to save for retirement while they work. Learn about these programs by clicking on the Retirement Plans link below. If you are an employee considering retirement, there is more information on our Retiring Employees page. More...

Health and Wellness

Texas Tech offers enriching entertainment for the Texas Tech community through the School of Art, the School of Music, the Department of Theatre and Dance, and more. Our campus has state of the art facilities and programs to make sure employees are being taken care of both mentally and physically, as well as offering many conveniences including food, banking, shopping, and more.

Mother-Friendly Workplace

Texas Tech is recognized as a Mother-Friendly Workplace. We provide a friendly, accommodating environment for new mothers by offering nursing support services. More...


Take advantage of many employee discounts. Employees can invest in their future through university programs like the Employee Dependent Scholarship, the Employee Tuition Assistance Program, and the Educational Incentive Pay. Texas Tech recognizes its employees' hard work through the Distinguished Staff Awards, the Service Excellence Leave Award, and the Top Techsan Awards.

Holiday Schedule

Texas Tech's holiday schedule for employees. More...

Employee Leave

Texas Tech offers multiple options for employees who are eligible for leave. This page offers employees a convenient way of viewing the forms and instructions for leave reporting. More...