Texas Tech University

International Orientation


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

Orientation is MANDATORY so be sure you schedule your flights to arrive before orientation day.

In Orientation we will provide insight into:

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  • Health Care & Insurance
  • Risk-Intervention & Safety Intervention
  • Immigration and who to report to.
  • Campus Life & how to thrive in your new environment. Raider Power
  • Visit important and interesting sites around campus. Familiarize yourself with TTU Campus and where important buildings are. TTU is a very LARGE campus, so this will be important to know.
  • Learn about the numerous resources available around campus designed to help you THRIVE mentally,Students at resource fair physically, academically, financially, emotionally and socially!
  • Resource Fair. Meet representatives from various departments across campus. Learn about the resources that are available to you and that will help ease your college experience and learning process! 
  • Engage in person with Global Guides and new peers

Sign up for Orientation

Fall Orientation will take place on August 16th 2023

From 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

(Sign-up will open in July)







Important Dates

Keep these dates in mind when booking flights. Be sure to give yourself time to settle in and overcome jet-lag as well. 

  • Dorm Move in Date: August 13th 2023
  • International Student Early Move in Letter from Housing: Letter from housing that allows students to move in on the 12th of August. Letter Link
  • International Undergraduate Student Orientation: August 16th (All J1 and F1 Undergrad International Students are required to attend)
  • Red Raider Orientation:Visit page here (This is a separate and entirely different event from International orientation that is hosted by the University, that undergrads are ALSO required to attend.)
  • International Graduate Student Orientation: August 17th *Virtual Visit Page here
  • Classes Begin: August 24th 2023
  • Fall 2022-23 Calendar - Link here


Need somewhere to stay while you wait for your dorm/apartment to open?

Then please visit our Temporary housing & Hotel Program Page for more information