Texas Tech University


Unmasking the Possibilities of College Life

RaiderReady serves to acclimate, prepare, and guide students throughout their academic journey at Texas Tech University. The program assists students by developing and honing their academic success skills as they build relationships and community with their fellow Red Raiders. RaiderReady encourages students to engage with campus and develop into well-rounded campus citizens.  

Senior Director: Michelle Kiser, Ed.D.

Assistant Director: Diana Wilkinson, M.Ed.

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RaiderReady is designed to help students:

  • Practice effective communication
  • Become actively engaged, inside and outside the classroom
  • Develop relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • Learn problem-solving and ethical reasoning skills
  • RaiderReady helps you unmask the possibilities of college life!


RaiderReady Courses:

RRP 1100 RaiderReady: First Year Seminar

A one-credit, first-year student seminar course designed for students to successfully manage the transition from high school to Texas Tech.

RRP 2100 RaiderReady: Second Year Seminar

A one-credit, second-year student seminar that focuses on successes and opportunities from the previous year as well as preparing for the current academic, career, and social challenges to ensure success.

RRP 3100 RaiderReady: Service and Research Seminar

A one-credit seminar course that explores the value of service-learning and research to enhance academic and career goals. Focuses on leadership skills to assist students in serving the community.

RRP 4100 RaiderReady: Experience and Professional Skills Seminar

A one-credit seminar course designed to help ease student transition from college to occupation, including understanding job market trends, and developing professional skills in job interviewing, preparation, and negotiation.


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