RISE and Texas Tech University are committed to providing a safe environment where all students can learn in a safe environment. See below for information about resources related to Campus Safety.
The Texas Tech Police Department is located at 413 Flint Avenue, and the non-emergency number is (806) 742-3931. In the event of an emergency, call 911.
From 6 p.m. to 2:45 a.m. seven days a week during the semester, Transportation & Parking
Services provides a night shuttle service to students. Raider Ride is free when the
starting or ending point of the trip is on the TTU main campus or satellite lots.
Raider Ride has a $5 charge per rider when the trip is from any off-campus location to another off-campus location. Request a ride during service hours through the TapRide app (Google Play, App Store). A valid student ID is needed.
The report linked above contains statistics about certain specified crimes and related incidents that have been reported to the Texas Tech Police Department and other Campus Security Authorities over the past three years. All incidents contained within the report have either occurred on-campus, in off-campus buildings, or on or near property owned or controlled by Texas Tech University or the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Texas Tech uses TechAlert to communicate important alerts and emergency response information to students, faculty and staff. Make sure that your contact information is updated in Raiderlink, so that you get the timely announcements.
One Hundred and twenty (120) blue phones are placed at strategic locations throughout the campus. These phones are direct lines to the Texas Tech Police Department.
House Bill 910, also referred to as Open Carry, legalized the open carry of handguns in Texas for individuals who have a concealed handgun license. The Open Carry legislation has some exceptions such as institutions of Higher Education. Senate Bill 11, also referred to as Campus Carry, allows licensed individuals to carry concealed handguns on academic campuses. Within this Bill, provisions allow universities to have some discretion in tailoring Campus Carry policy to fit the uniqueness of individual campus environments.
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