Texas Tech University

2023-2024 Faculty Handbook


The Texas Tech University Faculty Handbook is presented by the Office of the Provost as a convenient reference resource. It contains many statements of policy and existing arrangements but does not intend to cover all available information of relevance to faculty. More precise and detailed information may be obtained from appropriate administrative personnel or from other publications, some of which are listed below. Should exact text be needed, consult the document cited at the end of the pertinent section.

The following publications are available for reference online as indicated:

We recommend that faculty members verify all policies stated in the handbook with the latest updates to the OP Manual. Board of Regents policies are maintained in the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System.

Texas Tech University System policies are maintained in the Texas Tech University System Regulations.

The information contained herein may be changed at any time by action of appropriate segments of the institution. Although the material was submitted to numerous university officials for verification, errors may occur. We encourage submission of corrections or changes to the Office of the Provost. We extend our appreciation and gratitude to the many persons who helped in compiling and reviewing this handbook.


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