Providing Transformative Learning Opportunities
Student Affairs offers transformative and co-curricular learning opportunities that engage students holistically and expands their perspectives of their relationships with self, others, community and environment.
- The Office of LGBTQIA in the Center for Campus Life is a national leader in bringing together college students, faculty, staff, and community members who are committed to inclusion, access, and equity within higher education. Texas Tech established the Big 12 LGBTQIA & Allies Summit attended by 212 students, staff, faculty, and the community. Eight universities were represented. This was the first LGBTQIA & Allies Summit of its kind in the South Central region.
- In 2018, after a five year hiatus,Student Involvement in the Center for Campus Life hosted a Student Involvement Banquet to honor the outstanding student organizations,
student leaders and student organization advisors. More than 125 students, staff and
faculty attended and were recognized for their contributions to life outside of the
- Red Raider Camp , a program of Transition & Engagement, continues to support incoming students, easing the transition into college life. From the rich history and traditions of the university to the tips and tricks of current students, incoming students leave Red Raider Camp with a renewed excitement and understanding of what it means to be a true Red Raider. Red Raider Camp is quickly becoming a must-do experience for incoming students and participation has doubled since the return of the program in 2014.
- Created by Transition and Engagement to ensure that students get the very most out of their educational experience, the Texas Techspo is an interactive "expo" of all the campus programs and initiatives, all in one place, and one time, where students can get a true sense of the services we provide. At this inaugural event, more than 550 students learned more about the resources the University offers to help them succeed, and 90% of students who attended found the event helpful.
- While Student Legal Serviceslawyers work with students on a wide variety of topics, the landlord/tenant relationship is a frequently discussed topic. For most students, a lease is the first legally binding contract they will execute. Student Legal Services performs lease reviews every semester to help students make informed decisions regarding their off-campus housing. In an assessment of services provided, 98% of students indicated they would recommend the department to other students in need of legal assistance.
- For the third year, Student Government Association hosted the Tech to Town day of service. Tech to Town is an opportunity for the university
to positively contribute to the surrounding Lubbock community. Students, faculty and
staff can participated in 10 service opportunities, including helping local animal
shelters, beautifying parks and assisting foster families. The event was a collaborative
effort along with Student Union & Activities, Office of the President and the Volunteer
Center of Lubbock.