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Parent and Family Webinar Series

Virtual Parent and Family Webinar Series

Connect with Texas Tech staff members who can help your student succeed by participating in our Parent and Family Webinar Series!  Register for the webinars by clicking the links below.  If you are unable to attend the webinars, you may access recordings that will be posted on this page to view later.

 

Webinar Series Schedule (All times are central time zone):

RRO Series: Red Raider Orientation Registration Holds - What are they, and how can we remove them? 

Learn what RRO registration holds are and how your student can get them taken care of so they're ready to register for classes during their RRO session this summer.  This webinar is for parents and family members of students attending 2-day RRO sessions this summer.  Reps from Orientation Services, the Academic Testing Center, the Office of the Registrar, TSI Advising, and Student Health Services will be on hand to talk about registration holds and how to remove them.

Two sessions:

February 8th at Noon - registration link

February 9th at Noon - registration link

Upcoming webinar topics:

What to Expect at Red Raider Orientation, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Student Health and Wellbeing, Raider Ready, Preparing Your Red Raider for Living and Dining on Campus, Supporting your Red Raider as they Begin the Fall Semester, and more!

Previous Webinar Recordings

Consent Conversations - January 25th, Noon -  View the Recording

Discussing consent with your student is one of the most important conversations you can have, even if it seems uncomfortable.  Join our webinar, Consent Conversations, with representatives from the TTU Title IX Office, Parent & Family Relations, and the Office of Student Conduct for more information and tips on how to have this crucial conversation. 

 

2022 Webinars

Encouraging your Red Raider to Make Connections on Campus- October 21, 2022, Noon - View the recording | View the slides with links

Families have told us their students are needing support with making connections and developing social skills. Learn from representatives from the Student Counseling Center and University Student Housing how students can get connected on campus.

Families and Study Abroad - October 12th, 2022, Noon - view the recording

Families are an important part of the study abroad decision making-process and as such, we are offering a webinar just for you! Tune in to learn more about program options, funding such as scholarships and financial aid, health, safety and more.

Visiting Lubbock - September 7th, 2022, Noon - view the recording

Learn about fun and exciting things to do when you visit Lubbock! Whether you attend Family Weekend or come to visit your student another time, you'll want to know about local attractions and events to enjoy while you're here.

Helping Your Student Start on the Path to Success - August 17th, 2022, Noon - view the recording | download slides

Join us to learn how your Red Raider can start their first semester strong! We will talk about upcoming student engagement opportunities, housing and hospitality reminders, tutoring and academic resources, student health and wellness information, and tips on how you can connect with TTU and support your student!

Preparing Your Student for On-Campus Living - July 20th, 2022, Noon - view the recording | download slides

Join us for a webinar with University Student Housing and Hospitality Services as they share information about Fall Move-in, first-year student housing information, dining options on campus, and more!

Preparing for Health and Wellness at Texas Tech - June 22, 2022, Noon - view the recording | download slides

Representatives from Student Health Services, the Student Counseling Center, and Risk Intervention and Safety Education (RISE) will share information on how they can help your Red Raider stay healthy and safe at Texas Tech.

Preparing Financially for College - June 1, 2022, Noon - view the recording | download slides

Hear from representatives from Student Business Services and Student Financial Aid as they share information on how they can help your students and what you should know about financial support resources and how to pay the bill.

Finals Support Resources for Your Red Raiders - April 13, 2022 - view the recording

Join us for a webinar discussion on the resources available to help your student thrive during final exams! Hear from The Learning Center and the TTU Library on ways your student can prepare for finals and have a successful end of the semester.

Everyone Plays - Why Your Student Should be Participating with UREC - March 2, 2022 - view the recording 

Discover the countless opportunities to get involved with University Recreation. From group fitness classes to intramurals and even outdoor trips, hear from the UREC team about how your student can participate in these activities and more! 

Hot or Cold: Figuring Out Involvement For Your Student. - February 9, 2022 - view the recording

Please join us for a webinar discussion how your student can participate in meaningful involvement opportunities on campus as well as how you can encourage them to get involved! 

2021 Webinars

University Career Services - Career Discussions to Have with your Student - December 1, 2021 - view the recording

  • This conversation will highlight six strategies that parents and families can use to support their students' future careers and create meaningful experiences for personal and professional development over the holiday break. Brittainy Klemme and Ashley Penner with the University Career Center (UCC) will be available to talk through these strategies and ask any questions you have regarding UCC services. We hope to see you there!

Top Five Financial Topics to Discuss with your Student - November 17, 2021 - view the recording 

  • Please join us on November 17th at 12 PM for a virtual webinar discussing The Top Five Financial Topics to Discuss with Your Student. Topics will range from financial aid to starting a first job after college and how Red to Black can help during all stages of your student's financial life!

Families and Study Abroad - October 6, 2021 - view the recording

  • Families are an important part of the study abroad decision making-process and as such, we are offering a webinar just for you! Tune in to learn more about program options, funding such as scholarships and financial aid, health, safety and more.