The Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Texas Tech University is committed to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. Under their guidance, Rawls College strives to contribute to a campus culture and climate where students, staff and faculty collaboratively share ideas while cultivating an environment of inclusive excellence.
Contributing to an inclusive and affirming environment, the university created an Inclusive Language Guide, which includes terminology and definitions for articulating various experiences on campus. Visit the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion website for additional information regarding diversity, equity and inclusion at Texas Tech.
The following offices/organizations are available for assistance:
The Family Therapy Clinic upholds a strong tradition of providing affordable, high quality therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families of Lubbock and surrounding communities.
Through scholarships, academic workshops, community service, interaction with student mentors, weekly tutoring and one-on-one guidance sessions with professional staff, the First Generation Transition and Mentoring Programs office helps first and second year, First Generation College Students with professional and personal growth.
The Office of Equal Opportunity (EO) upholds each institution's anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies and ensures that employees and applicants of the Texas Tech University System are treated fairly, equally and respectfully.
Facilitates and leads programming and advocacy efforts aimed at strengthening the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) community. The office also serves as a resource for members of the university community in their practice of 'allyship.'
A council that advises the President of Texas Tech University on matters related to gender equity at the University and to make recommendations to the President to ensure an equitable and inclusive environment for all members of the University community.
RISE believes in and implements a socioecological approach to health promotion and prevention education. Their services include alcohol, tobacco, and drug prevention, relationship education and violence prevention, wellness coaching, sexual health education, mental health and suicide prevention, and stress management.
Licensed mental health care providers who provide individual, couples and group counseling. Additionally, the Student Counseling Center provides a free MindaSpa during normal business hours for students, staff and faculty.
Aims to develop and advance the whole person by encouraging innovation in experiential pedagogies and high-impact teaching strategies through practical teaching guidance, resources, and other interactive development opportunities for faculty, graduate students and staff.
Crisis HelpLine is a service available to students 24/7/365. Simply call and you will be connected with a licensed counselor who can immediately assist you with issues related to mental health/crisis, suicidal thoughts, sexual assault and interpersonal violence.
Texas Tech is committed to providing its students, faculty, and staff with an educational and workplace environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination. The Texas Tech community is dedicated to fostering and supporting a culture of mutual respect and communication.
If you are a student seeking additional help/resources, please contact the Texas Tech Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at 806.742.7025.
If you are an employee, you may also contact the Texas Tech University Office of Human Resources, Talent Support. The Talent Support team meets with employees and consults with managers to address workplace concerns, resolve workplace issues and promote better working relationships. For assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 806.742.3650.
If you are a faculty member, you can also contact the Office of the Faculty Ombudsperson. The ombudsperson acts as an independent, impartial, confidential, and informal resource for faculty who are dealing with any work-related difficulty including interpersonal conflict or academic or administrative concerns. For assistance, please email email@example.com or visit their website.