Texas Tech University

Raider Welcome

Raider Welcome logo with six tracks listed: Academic Success Social Connections Culture & Diversity Community Involvement Tech Traditions

Raider Welcome is a week of FUN and FREE events designed to welcome new and returning students to the Texas Tech campus. Raider Welcome starts with Residence Hall move-in and continues throughout the first week of classes.

By the end of the schedule of activities, you'll have all the tools you need to finish your year at Texas Tech University strong. Among the activities are a few major events, some old-standing traditions, and some exciting new opportunities that you just cannot afford to miss!

During Raider Welcome, you will:

πŸ’ Get information about campus resources available to students at Texas Tech
😊 Get to know your roommates/fellow classmates before classes start
πŸ—ΊοΈ Learn your way around campus
🏫 Become comfortable being away from home and on a college campus
❓ Ask any questions you have before you begin your classes

Aug. 12 - Sept. 2, 2023

Event submissions are NOW OPEN! Please submit your event request here. 

*Please note that inclusion on this calendar does not constitute an endorsement from Texas Tech University as an official university-sponsored event.