[Minor revision–posted 10/4/22 (replaces 11/11/20 edition)]
Operating Policy and Procedure
OP 10.06: Projectiles in Athletic Facilities
DATE: October 4, 2022
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Operating Policy/Procedure (OP) is to ensure the safety of all individuals attending athletic events on the Texas Tech University campus.
REVIEW: This OP will be reviewed in June of even-numbered years by the Texas Tech Chief of Police, the Managing Director of Emergency Management, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Vice Provost for Student Life with substantive revisions forwarded to the Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance and Chief Financial Officer, the Provost and Senior Vice President, and the President.
For the safety of all individuals, the throwing of any object is prohibited in all Texas Tech University athletic facilities. Persons throwing objects may be asked to leave the facility and may be subject to legal and/or disciplinary action.
An exception to this policy is the throwing of promotional items at games such as souvenir footballs, basketballs, and T-shirts approved by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Under special circumstances, the President may grant other exceptions. Student and registered student organization requests for such exceptions should be routed through the Office of the Dean of Students, who will forward the requests to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics or her/his designee for recommendation to the President. All other requests for exception to this policy should be routed through the Office of the Dean of Students directly to the Office of the President. Such requests must be presented in writing a minimum of 30 days prior to the event.
In all instances, the Texas Tech Chief of Police, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Vice Provost for Student Life will be consulted prior to granting an exception.
04 Audit Services
30 Academic and Student Affairs – General
32 Academic Policies – Faculty
34 Academic Policies – Students
36 Academic Programs
40 Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
48 Communication Services
52 Information Technology
60 Environmental Health and Safety
61 Facilities Management
62 Financial and Accounting
63 General Services
64 Graduate Programs (Faculty and Students)
65 Research Accounting
67 Mail Services
68 Communications and Marketing
69 Payroll and Tax Services
70 Human Resources
72 Purchasing, Contracting, and Payables
77 Student Services and Registrar
78 Traffic and Parking
Operating Policies & Procedures
AddressTexas Tech Downtown Center Room 218