We are aware of the March 23-27 class cancellation due to concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) risk to our campus community. We are working with BreakShuttle to identify options for returning to Texas Tech after Spring Break and will post updates here as they are available.
Please regularly check the Texas Tech University coronavirus (COVID-19) website where you can find the latest updates and communications to the University community, including answers to frequently asked questions and office contact information for more specific questions.
Update - 3/12/2020 1:37PM: Statement from BreakShuttle
Update - 3/18/2020 2:00PM: Statement regarding cancellation and refunds from BreakShuttle
Thanksgiving, Winter Semester Break, Spring Break Bus Trips
Parent and Family Relations and BreakShuttle are excited to announce bus trips to assist Texas Tech students in travelling home for Thanksgiving, Winter Semester Break, and Spring Break. (We do not offer bus trips for the summer break.) BreakShuttle makes it easy for students at Texas Tech University to save time and money and avoid the hassle of getting home by providing direct, safe and affordable transportation to and from Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and El Paso (Thanksgiving only) during academic breaks.
Seats for Thanksgiving and Winter Break bus trips are on sale now at https://breakshuttle.com/collections/texas-tech-university-breakshuttle.
Day of travel updates: https://breakshuttle.com/pages/travel-update
Parking during the bus trips: Park in commuter or resident hall lots. The lots at Wall/Gates and Talkington Hall are nearest to the bus trip departure area. Cars without permits for those lots must be moved by Monday, March 23rd. Please note: Students may NOT leave cars parked in the band lot during the trips.
Upcoming trip details:
Spring Break Trip - departs Lubbock on Saturday, March 14th and returns to Lubbock on Sunday, March 22nd. Departs from the Band lot south of the Student Union Building.
For departure times, drop-off locations, and pricing, visit https://breakshuttle.com/collections/texas-tech-university-breakshuttle.
Trips are nonrefundable, so make sure you check with your student before purchasing.
For questions about accessibility, luggage allowances, traveling with service animals, refunds, etc, please visit https://breakshuttle.com/pages/frequently-asked-questions or contact Breakshuttle using the contact information below.
Questions about registration or anything connected to the bus trips should be directed to BreakShuttle, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a question, leave a message at 855-620-1924 and they will return your call at their earliest convenience