Texas Tech University

Our Services to Incoming Students

Airport Pickup

Texas Tech and the Lubbock community would like to welcome you to your new home away from home. West Texas is known for "Strong Hospitality" and we would like to show you what that means from your first moments. Tech has partnered with the Tech community and the Lubbock community to offer you a free airport pickup service. We are offering to pick you up from the airport and drop you off at your destination. You must be arriving between August 14th and 20th.  If you are interested in being a part of this program, please click the red button and fill the arrival form.

Pickup Dates: January 10th - 16th, 2018

Airport Pickup Volunteers

If you are interested in being a Pickup Volunteer, please fill out the form below. You must be available sometime between January 10th and 16th. More information is on the top of the Form. We will also contact you when we receive your information. Thank you for being a positive impact on our international students.

International Orientation Spring 2018

January 17th, 2018; 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

International Orientation is designed to answer questions unique to you as an international student. The Office of International Affairs has created an additional orientation, designed with you in mind, to help you through your transition to Texas Tech and the culture of West Texas. Professionals that know what you are about to go through will guide and expose you to people, programs, groups, materials and resources that will help you achieve great success as a student here at Texas Tech University! 

We will provide insight into:

  • Cultural Adjustment and how to walk through it
  • Health and Safety
  • Risk-Intervention & Safety Intervention
  • Academics in the U.S.
  • Immigration

We will provide breakfast and lunch for free, and make sure you leave Orientation with a support group in place.

3 Day Stay

Are you arriving on January 10th and needing a place to stay prior to on-campus move in day (January 13th, 2018)? Then contact oia.intlstudentlife@ttu.edu to request access to a FREE 3 day stay!  


Please see the Resources page.