Texas Tech University

What to Bring

For Transfer Students

If you are a new undergraduate from high school, please view the What to Bring Information for First Year Students. Why?

As you prepare to attend your Red Raider Orientation session, don't forget to bring these important items:

You Must Bring:

Bringing these items will streamline your RRO experience.

  • Government issued picture ID (driver's license, passport, military ID card). You cannot use your high school ID as proof of identity. If you do not have a government issued ID, please contact your local DPS office to obtain a State ID for $16.00.
  • Unofficial transcripts for ALL colleges attended
  • If you took a foreign language in High School, bring that transcript with you.
  • Immunization Records for Student Health Services (including MMR and Meningitis vaccines), if not previously submitted.
  • Any information for Financial Aid
  • Veterans: bring any paperwork to receive benefits
  • eRaider username and password

RRO will provide:

  • Texas Tech University Catalog
  • A red, drawstring backpack
  • An $10 meal card for lunch
  • Your first two official Texas Tech University t-shirts

Other Reminders:

TTU Email

Your TTU email account serves as the university's official form of communication. Check your TTU email regularly because many departments, academic advisors and faculty, as well as other students, will be contacting you before you arrive on campus.

All confirmation and reminder emails about Red Raider Orientation will be sent to your TTU email address.

Check your email at www.outlook.com by logging in with your TTU email address and eRaider password.

Get Ready to Register for Classes: Holds

An important part of Red Raider Orientation is meeting your academic advisor and registering for classes. However, before you can register for classes during orientation, you must clear any registration holds.

We STRONGLY encourage you to take care of any registration holds you have PRIOR TO your RRO session to help ensure a smooth advising and registration process.

Learn more about Holds

You can take care of all your registration holds (and more) through the Admitted Student Tasklist.