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Whether you're an undergrad, graduate student, or still trying to make up your mind about the future, the Department of Plant & Soil Science is here to help!

Keep scrolling to find resources for planning your course of study, getting involved, attending department events, finding a job, applying for scholarships, and tracking down travel forms.


Prospective Students

If you're interested in Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University, check out our Prospective Student page for more about our department, degree programs, and what it's like to be a member of the Red Raider family.

Graduate Student Orientation

We're looking forward to an exciting upcoming semester in PSS, and we can't wait to meet our incoming graduate students! If you're unable to attend on-campus orientation (or simply want a refresher from the comfort of your own sofa), be sure to check out our department's virtual orientation.

Student Research Symposium

The Plant & Soil Science Student Research Symposium is an annual opportunity for students at all stages of their programs to present their research and receive feedback from peers, faculty, staff, and external experts. Find details on the symposium here.

Graduate Seminar Series

The PSS Graduate Student Council hosts an annual Seminar Series, bringing researchers, students, and industry professionals together to dig deep into topics at the forefront of current research. Learn about the upcoming seminar schedule and see videos from past presentations here.



Navigating the world of academia as a student can be overwhelming.

Start here for a foundational understanding of the requirements, timelines, and many exciting opportunities ahead:

» Degree Programs & Courses

» Course Rotations

» Course Descriptions

» Navigating Your Master's Degree

» Navigating Your Doctoral Degree


Student Resources