Texas Tech University

First Year Raider Experience

First Year Raider Experience (FYRE) is a collaborative collection of programs and services that will assist you in your transition to college living and provide a support system to help you successfully graduate from Texas Tech University.

One of the main programs of FYRE is the First Year Leadership Institute. You will make friends, build your resume, and learn how to become a leader on campus. Find out more about the Institute and how you can apply today!


First Year Raider Experience programs and services will help you:

  • Experience greater connections to the campus through participation in programs and traditions.
  • Understand the campus culture and know the resources available to you.
  • Develop successful academic and social patterns through connections with faculty, staff and students.
  • Make a connection between in and out of classroom experiences.