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Rawls Parents Council

Established in 2021, the Rawls Parents Council provides an opportunity for parents of current business students to serve as ambassadors, while helping to strengthen connections between families and Rawls College. Participating in the Rawls Parents Council is a unique way to support your student during their undergraduate experience by fostering communication and building relationships.






Rawls Parents Council members make a meaningful impact on Rawls College and our students. Your involvement as a member includes:

Acting as a liaison between parents and the college

Providing information and insight to parents of current and prospective students

Speaking and serving as a resource at college events

Studying issues and providing guidance to the dean and college leadership

Contributing to the Rawls Parents Council newsletter

Assisting with undergraduate and graduate recruitment by making phone calls, sending postcards, and attending/hosting events

membership benefits

As committed members of the Rawls College community, Rawls Parents Council members enjoy the following benefits:

Exclusive invitations to Rawls College events hosted by Dean Margaret L. Williams

Private discounts on college-branded merchandise at Rawls Outfitters

Personal VIP tour of Rawls College (upon request)

Invitations to special tailgate events hosted by Rawls College

Subscription to the Rawls Parents Council Newsletter

spring 2022 meeting

The Rawls Parents council met virtually on April 20, 2022 where they answered parent questions and discussed the many resources available to students and how to access them.

Watch the Spring 2022 Town Hall

Join the Rawls Parents Council

Rawls parents who join the Texas Tech Parents Association are automatically members of the Rawls Parents Council. For more information, please contact Ryan Todd.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

What classes should my student take?

Rawls College has an excellent team of academic advisors. Your student should reach out to their advisor and schedule an appointment.

Does Rawls College offer scholarships?

Yes, in the 2020-2021 academic year we awarded over $1.5 million in scholarships.
Learn more about available scholarship opportunities.

How can my student get involved?

With over 30 student organizations within the college and over 550 at Texas Tech, there are endless opportunities for your student to get involved.

What events are happening on campus?

Events@Rawls is a great place to find more information about college-specific events. You can learn more about other events across the university by visiting Events@TexasTech.

How can my student secure internships? Will my student get a job after graduation?

The Rawls Career Management Center (CMC) can guide your student through the entire hiring process. The CMC offers resume workshops, mock interviews, career fairs, and even etiquette dinners. Your student should become involved with the CMC as early as possible in their academic career.

Does Rawls College offer opportunities to study abroad?

Yes, Rawls College encourages students to study abroad as it provides insight into other cultures and valuable learning opportunities. Whether your student wants to study in Rome, Norway, Ireland, or one of the many other available locations, the Center for Global Engagement will help your student find the perfect fit.

How can I learn more about Rawls?

In addition to reviewing the information on our website, be sure to follow Rawls College on social media.

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For additional information on the Rawls Parents Council, please contact Ryan Todd, Senior Director of Development.


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