Texas Tech University

Frequently Asked Questions

The University ID office is located on the first floor of the Student Union Building Room 103. Your first undergraduate and graduate student ID is $25, billed to your student tuition account. Lost, stolen, and damaged cards are subject to a $20 replacement fee

Parent and Student Frequently Asked Questions

Not sure how the Dining Plan works?

  • Please visit Hospitality Services' Dining Plan page.
  • If you still have questions, please call Hospitality Services at (806)742-1360 for more information.

Will my Dining Bucks rollover?

  • Yes, 100% of unused Dining Bucks will roll over as long as you remain on campus. If moving off campus, Dining Bucks will automatically rollover 70% of unused balance at the end of the spring semester to a Commuter Dining Plan."
  • Commuter Plans rollover as long as you are enrolled or employed.

Will my RaiderCash balance rollover?

  • Yes! RaiderCash will rollover as long as you remain an enrolled student at Texas Tech University.

Can I get a refund on my RaiderCash account if I am no longer enrolled?

  • Refunds are issued when the balance is $25 or more and are processed through Student Business Services.

Faculty & Staff Frequently Asked Questions

I am a faculty/staff member and do not know what my "R" number is.

  • To get your TechID Number:
    • Go to www.raiderlink.ttu.edu
    • Enter your e-raider username and password
    • On the next screen click on the tab labeled TTU Employee
    • Click "Employee Dashboard"
    • Click "My Profile" underneath your name
    • Your TechID number is located on the left hand side, under your name.

Are retire TTU employees eligible to receive an ID Card?

  • Yes, first you must go to the Human Resource Office and pick up a form certifying that you are a TTU retired employee.
  • There is no charge for the first ID Card.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring to pick up my ID?

  • You will need to bring your official government issued identification card. IE:
    • Driver's License
    • State Issued ID
    • Passport
    • Military ID

Can I submit a photo online?

If I submit my photo online, will the ID be mailed to me?

  • If you are taking in-person classes at Texas Tech you will need to pick up your ID in person. Proper identification is required to obtain an ID card.
  • If you are attending an orientation or are a late registrant, you will pick up your ID card in person.
  • If you are a distant education student taking classes online, please view the ID Verification Guidelines for distance learners here: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/unvid/de_eligibility.php.

Will I be charged for the first ID Card?

  • Your first undergraduate or graduate ID is $25 and will be billed to your student tuition account.

Is there a replacement fee for a lost, stolen, or damaged card?

  • Lost, stolen, and damaged IDs are subject to a $20 replacement fee. If you file a police report for a stolen ID, please bring it with you the office; there will be no charge for your replacement ID.

Where do I pickup my ID card?

  • Room 105 Student Union, University ID Office

University ID

  • Address

    University ID Office, Box 2035, Student Union Building / 2625 18th Street, Room 103, Lubbock, TX 79409
  • Phone

    806.742.1457
  • Email

    raidercard@ttu.edu