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The SGA’s Official Orientation & Newcomers Guide to Texas Tech University Texas Tech Student Government Association www.depts.ttu.edu/sga


Advertising Communication Studies

Electronic Media and Communications Journalism Public Relations Media Strategies

Make informed, intelligent decisions about your personal and academic conduct.

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Student Government Association Executive Officers

Ben Sharp President

Witt Westbrook Internal Vice President

Alex Derossi External Vice President

Kevin Koestler Graduate Vice President

Contents

Banking . ........................ 22 Essentials for Survival....... 7 Football Schedule............ 10 Map Campus......................... 17 Raider Information Academics....................... 8 Financial....................... 11 Help.............................. 12 Housing......................... 15 Info/Technical Support... 21 Media/Communications.. 23 Parking/Transportation... 23

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Tech Extras.................... 24 Religious Connections..... 29 Stadium Diagrams Dan Law Field............... 27 Jones AT&T Stadium...... 10 United Supermarkets Arena. ..................................... 12 Student Government......... 4 Texas Tech Songs Fight Song & Matador Song.................. 5 Top Ten list for students.. 28 Sponsors......................... 32

© 2016 Word Publications Published Cooperatively by the Texas Tech Student Government Association and Word Publications 1310 Avenue Q • Lubbock, Texas 79401 806.744.2220 • Fax 806.744.2225 • www.TexasTechWord.com


Texas Tech Songs

Matador Song

Texas Tech University School Song Fight, Matadors, for Tech, Songs of love we’ll sing to thee. Bear our banners far and wide, Ever to be our pride. Fearless champions ever be, Stand on heights of victory. Strive for honor evermore, Long live the Matador.

Fight Song

Fight, Raiders, Fight! Fight, Raiders, Fight! Fight for the school we love so dearly. You’ll hit ’em high, you’ll hit ’em low. You’ll push the ball across the goal, Tech, Fight! Fight! We’ll praise your name, Boost you to fame. Fight for the scarlet and black. You will hit ’em, you will wreck ’em Hit ’em, wreck ’em Texas Tech! And the victory bells will ring out.

Title: Four Faces Date: 2013 Artist: Michael Stutz

Call 742-RIDE (7433) Safe Ride for a taxi pick-up anywhere within the Lubbock city limits for delivery to your residence.

Ride from

11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Overton Area Only

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Title: Texas Rising Date: 2014 Artist: Joe O’Connel & Blessing Hancock Learn the secrets for college success. Invest an hour each week during your first semester that will pay off for the next four years. As you learn how to navigate college and all that comes along with it, your Raider Ready course will explore critical thinking, effective note taking, how to prepare for exams, time/stress management, and diversity. Although this course is not mandatory, it is highly recommended by both TTU students and Faculty.

raiderready.ttu.edu

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@raiderready


Essentials for Survival Academics

Tech has a great learning environment. Each college has its own advising center, and college website that lists requirements for completing a degree. Ask questions. Find study partners. Professors can be helpful - find out when they have office hours, and if you need help, go talk to them. You’ll usually be pleasantly surprised at their responses. ........................................................See details, Page 8

Financial

Scholarships, financial aid, billing, and financial counseling are available. .................................................. See details, Page 11

Help

Tech offers help to students in all matters - from health services to tutors and a special Safe Ride program. .................................................. See details, Page 12

Housing

One great reason to live on campus is that you avoid commuter parking. Students can choose from a variety of on-campus living to accommodate special interests and needs. Lubbock offers many apartments for off-campus living. If you live off campus, allow 30 to 40 minutes to get to class. .................................................. See details, Page 15

Information Technology

Your Raiderlink account is vital to student survival. You register for class through the system and can also do library research online. Keep your password updated so you can access what you need. .................................................. See details, Page 21

Media/Communications

The Daily Toreador is the student newspaper. TechAnnounce is a message system sent daily to your Texas Tech email, keeping you informed about campus events. .................................................. See details, Page 23

Parking/Transportation

Parking is a challenge. Read the signs! Getting your car towed or a “boot” is no fun - and it’s expensive. Buses run all day and are great transportation. .................................................. See details, Page 23

Tech Extras

The Tech community offers activities and events for everyone. Movies, sports, clubs, museums, career planning, employment - if you need it, you can find it at Tech. .................................................. See details, Page 24

Keep this book handy!

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Raider Info

Texas Tech website............. www.ttu.edu

Academics Academic Calendar

................................www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/calendar

Academic Catalogs

.............................................. www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications

Academic Concerns

Agricultural Sciences, 108 Goddard, Range & Wildlife Bldg ...........................................................................................742-2808 ..............................................www.depts.ttu.edu/agriculturalsciences Architecture, 1005 Architecture Bldg..................................742-3136 .............................................................................. www.arch.ttu.edu College of Arts & Sciences, 102 Holden Hall......................742-3831 .................................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/artsandsciences Rawls College of Business, 145 Rawls Business Bldg............742-3188 ............................................................www.rawlsbusiness.ba.ttu.edu College of Education, 103 Education Bldg......................... 742-1997 ..............................................................................www.educ.ttu.edu Edward E. Whitacre College of Engineering, 100 Engineering Center......................................................742-3451 ...................................................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/coe Graduate School, 02 Holden Hall......................................742-2781 ...........................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool Honors College, 103 McClellan Hall.................................742-1828 ............................................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/honors/ College of Human Sciences, 142 Human Sciences Bldg..... 742-3031 ........................................................................ www.depts.ttu.edu/hs School of Law, 122 Law Bldg..............................................742-3990 ................................................................................www.law.ttu.edu College of Media & Communication..................................742-6500 ................................................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/comc TTU Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th..............................743-1000 .................................................................................www.ttuhsc.edu College of Visual & Performing Arts............ www.depts.ttu.edu/cvpa ...........................................................................................742-0700 Art - 742-3826; Theatre & Dance - 742-3601; Music - 742-2270 Worldwide eLearning.........................................................742-7227 ............................................................ www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning/

Active Learning & Undergraduate Engagement

233 Administrative Bldg.....................................................742-1095 ....................................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/calue

Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions ................................................742-1480 .................................................................... www.admissions.ttu.edu Graduate Admissions .........................................................742-2781 ...........................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool

Advising Center

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........................................................................ www.advising.ttu.edu


Campus Calendar

........................................................................ www.calendar.ttu.edu

Class Attendance

You’re in college now, and mom and dad are not here to make sure you go to class. You will probably have some large classes in which your professor never takes roll. You are responsible for your own actions and your grades. If you give it a try, you may find that going to class isn’t that bad, and some days, it might even be fun -- and you could learn something!

Credit By Exam / Testing

The credit-by-examination program extends the opportunity to earn course credit by achieving successful scores on specified examinations. Students who have acquired college level knowledge can accelerate their progress toward a degree with course credit earned by examination. Academic Testing Services, 214 West Hall, P.O. Box 45002, Lubbock 79409..............742-3671 ................................................................. www.depts.ttu.edu/testing

Correspondence Courses

Outreach & Distance Education, 3316 9th Street..............742-7227 ............................................................. www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning

Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center

Administration, 101 Doak Hall..........................................742-8681 ..................................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/ccaac

Graduate Admissions

...........................................................................................742-2781 ...........................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool

Graduate On Time

234 West Hall....................................................................742-0876 .............................................................www.graduateontime.ttu.edu

Honors Courses

Honors Program, McClellan Hall.......................................742-1828 ............................................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/honors/

Library

Texas Tech Library, Hours.................................................742-2251 Library Information............................................................742-2265 Southwest Collection, adjacent to the Library.....................742-3749 Main Campus Library........................................www.library.ttu.edu All Libraries............................. www.ttu.edu/academics/libraries.php

Orientation

Center for Campus Life, 201Student Union.......................742-5433 ......................................................www.redraiderorientation.ttu.edu

RaiderReady (Freshman Seminar)

IS1100 RaiderReady.......................................................................... .......................................http://www.depts.ttu.edu/uesa/raiderready/

Register For Classes

Raiderlink......................................................www.raiderlink.ttu.edu

Registrar

Admissions, 103 West Hall, Box 45015..............................742-3661 ...............................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/registrar

S.O.A.R. Support Operations for Academic Retention (Study skills and tutors)

S.O.A.R. is an academic support service provided free of charge to students. Programs and materials are designed to assist students experiencing academic difficulty, as well as those seeking to improve their skills. A wide variety of services are available: Continued on page 11

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Jones AT&T Stadium

2016 Football Schedule DATE Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 29 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 25

OPPONENT STEPHEN F. AUSTIN at Arizona State LOUISIANA TECH KANSAS* at Kansas State* WEST VIRGINIA* OKLAHOMA* at TCU* TEXAS* at Oklahoma State* at Iowa State* vs. Baylor*

Sports Tickets

LOCATION Lubbock Tempe, Ariz. Lubbock Lubbock Manhattan, Kan. Lubbock Lubbock Fort Worth, Texas Lubbock Stillwater, Okla. Ames, Iowa Arlington, Texas

Ticket Office.............................................742-4412, 742-TECH (8324) Website..................................................................... www.texastech.com Email...................................................................athletic.tickets@ttu.edu

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Continued from page 9 • Free Peer Tutoring • Testing Accommodations • Individual Advisements • Self-Help Learning Lab S.O.A.R. also administers a mandatory learning strategies course (XL 0201) for students who are returning from scholastic suspension. 80 Holden Hall..................................................................742-3664 ...............................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/passcntr

Study Abroad

Office of International Affairs, 601 Indiana Avenue, Box 45004 Lubbock, TX 79409-5004..................................................742-3667 .................................................................. www.studyabroad.ttu.edu

Transcripts

103 West Hall....................................................................742-3661 .......................www.raiderlink.ttu.edu-->“My Tech”--> “Transcript”

Financial Billing (tuition & fees)

Student Business Services 301 West Hall....................................................................742-3272 ........................................www.depts.ttu.edu/studentbusinessservices

Financial Aid

301 West Hall....................................................................742-3681 .................................................................. www.financialaid.ttu.edu ............................................................................... www.fafsa.ed.gov Student Loan Payments Office, 335 West Hall

Financial Counseling & Education - Red to Black

Free financial planning, counseling and seminars for students. Red to Black, 201 Student Union ......................................742-9781 ..............................................http://ttu.orgsync.com/org/redtoblack/

Scholarships

Scholarship Office, 205 West Hall............................................742-3144 www.applytexas.org.................................... www.financialaid.ttu.edu

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Help

Alcohol Education

Campus Life, 201 SUB . ....................................................742-5433 Student Health Services......................................................743-2848

Campus Safety (Non-Emergency)

University Police Department, (Campus Crimes Officer) 413 Flint.............................................................................742-3931 .....................................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/ttpd

Counseling Center

Crisis/Personal Student Counseling Center 201 Student Wellness Center..............................................742-3674 .......................................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/scc Serenity Center, south side of the Human Sciences building in the Center for the Study of Addiction & Recovery...................742-2891

Diversity

Diversity Involvement, Campus Life, 201 SUB..................742-5433 Safe Zone Program at the Student Counseling Center .......................................... 201 Student Wellness Center, 742-3674

Emergency

Off Campus................................................................................. 911 On Campus..............................................................................9-911

United Supermarkets Arena

STUDENT SECTIONS for men’s games, add sections 111, 113, 115 (lower levels)

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To fill out your FAFSA www.fafsa.gov

Free Application for Federal Student Aid OPENS OCTOBER 1 for 2017 - 2018 www.fafsa.gov TTU Code: 003644

First Year Raider Experience

Raider Ready........................................................raiderready.ttu.edu ...........................http://www.depts.ttu.edu/studentengagement/fyre/

Harassment

Campus Life, 201 SUB.......................................................742-5433

Health Concerns

Student Health Services, Student Wellness Center..............743-2848 ...........................................................www.ttuhsc.edu/studenthealth

Information (directory)

TTU Campus Operator...............................................On-Campus 0 Off-Campus ......................................................................742-2011 .......................................................................directory.texastech.edu

IT Services and Information

.............................................www.depts.ttu.edu/infotech/itlinks.php

Legal Concerns

Student Legal Services, 307 SUB........................................742-3289 ........................................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/sls

Lost & Found

University Police Department.............................................742-3931

Police

University Police Department..................(non emergency) 742-3931 .....................................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/ttpd

Safe Ride & S-Bus

Rides for off campus...................................... (742-7433) 742-RIDE Ride for on campus after bus stops................. (742-6483) 742-NITE

Student Judicial Programs

Student Judicial Programs serves as the entity at Texas Tech to adjudicate the Code of Student Conduct for students. It is the central discipline office on campus for the university’s student community. .....................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/studentconduct

Student Health Services

Student Wellness Center Flint & Main......................................www.ttuhsc.edu/studenthealth Appointments:.................................................................... 743-2848 Pharmacy:........................................................................... 743-2636 How to use Student Health — A valid Texas Tech ID is required for clinic services. Students have a wide variety of choices for appointment times, and conflicts with class schedules are few. Students are NOT given excuses for missed classes due to a visit to the clinic. Medications — The pharmacy in the Student Wellness Center can fill most physician prescriptions. The pharmacy also offers over-thecounter medications. Continued on page 14

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Continued from page 13 Insurance — Student Health Services is not a substitute for major medical insurance. Students should have their own insurance policies or be covered by their parents’ insurance. Students should carry an insurance card in case they need medical care not covered by the medical services fee.

Student ID/ Raider Card

The ID/Raider Card office is located in the Student Union building. Stop by to pick up your ID card which is your pass to the Rec Center, on-campus dining as well as commuter dining plans. Your ID gives you access to your residence hall, your student health services, and entry into athletic events. If you are ever in need of making copies of notes or printing off lectures you can use your ID card at the library to pay for any of these services. Be sure to hang onto your card as there is a replacement fee if the card is lost, stolen or damaged. Student ID Office, 104 SUB..............................................742-1457 ..................................................................... www.raidercard.ttu.edu

Student Resolution Center

The Student Resolution Center is a safe place to bring concerns and find solutions. Conflict coaches provide neutral and informal services for all types of student-related concerns. 232-E Student Union.................................. 742-SAFE or 743-SAFE ....................................... www.depts.ttu.edu/studentresolutioncenter

Student Services

Student Disability Services, 335 West Hall.........................742-2405 Student Judicial Programs, 025 SUB..................................742-1714 Student Legal Services, 307 SUB........................................742-3289 Student Union, Office, 203 SUB........................................742-3636

Medical Excellence - at no cost 806.794.8555 5203 79th Street Suite A

www.parkridge.org • Pregnancy Testing • Ultrasound Confirmation • STD/STI Testing & Treatment • Confidential Counseling 14


Tutors

S.O.A.R. / Learning Center, 80 Holden Hall.....................742-3664 ...............................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/passcntr

Upward Bound Programs

119-G Doak Hall...............................................................742-3616 .......................................... http://www.depts.ttu.edu/upwardbound/

Visitors Center

West Hall...........................................................................742-1480 .....................................................................www.gototexastech.com ...............................................................................www.visit.ttu.edu

Writing Fellows

University Writing Center..................................................742-2476 ........................................................................................uwc.ttu.edu

Housing On-Campus Housing

YOUR TECH HOME. At Texas Tech, you can choose from many residence hall options, including suite and apartment-style living options. Room and board (dining) rates are competitive with the off-campus market and numerous programs and services are provided to on-campus residents. These include specialty floors designated for Honors, First Year Success, DISCOVERY!, and Transfer Connection. Students are encouraged to live in a Learning Community of their choice. These Learning Communities include Architecture and Design, Business, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Education, Engineering Success, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Media & Communication, Men of STEM, PEGASUS, Prelaw, Transfer Connection, and Women in Science and Engineering, and Honors. Free high-speed Internet connections and basic cable services are provided in each student room as well as a card-access system for added security. Dining options are offered in traditional-style buffets, Sam’s Place Mini-markets, food court options in Stangel/Murdough, Wiggins, and the Student Union, and a food emporium in Bledsoe/Gordon. Living on campus ensures that you’re where the action is – close to a variety convenient dining options, the Student Union, the Rec Center and sports facilities, your classes, the library, and more. You’ll develop friendships that will last a lifetime. You’ll be able to get involved through programs and events. You can even work with us. Positions are available for Community Advisors (CAs), Housing Ambassadors, student assistants, and dining assistants. For more information on campus living, dining or employment contact University Student Housing & Hospitality Services .................................................Box 41141, Lubbock, Texas 79409-1141 University Student Housing...............................................742-2661 .........................................................................www.housing.ttu.edu Hospitality Services.............................................................742-1360 .....................................................................www.hospitality.ttu.edu

Living with a Roommate

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• 2 slices of Pizza & Med. Drink - $650 • 1 Calzone & Med. Drink - $650 (Traditional Calzone Only)

Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. • Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Hours Change When Tech Is Out Of Session “University Store Only”

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Commuter Parking

Garrison Geriatric Education & Care Center

NORTH

Emergency Blue Phones

Traffi Vehicle

Admin Suppo Moody Planetarium Museum

Preston Smith Library

Natural Science Research Laboratory National Ranching Heritage Center

Health Sciences Center

UMC Emergercy Room McInturff Conference Center

Devitt & Mallet Ranch Building

Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium & Sculture Court

Texas Tech Physician’s Intl. Pain Medical Center Plaza

Outpatient Pavilion

International Curtural Center

Medical Office Plaza

University Medical Center Southwest Cancer Center

Seeds Innovation Center Main Office Research and Development NRHC Historic Preservation

Bayer CropScience Seeds Innovation Center

Garst Pavilion

Studen Wellnes Center

Physical Plant

Don & Ethel McLeod Tennis Center Rocky Johnson Field (Softball)

Ronald McDonald House

Hope House

Housing Services Co-Generation Plant

University Greenhouse

Rec Sports Softball Fields

Kinesiology & Sport Management

Art 3D Annex

Central Heating & Cooling Plant

Animal & Food Livestock Arena & Sciences Meat Lab

Robert Ewalt Student Recreation Center

KTXT Transmitter Bldg

KTTZTX/FM 3

Physical Plant Annex

Rec Sports Leisure Pool

United Supermarkets Arena

Chitwood Hall

Texas Tech Federal Credit Union

Lanier Professional Development Center Law West Village A

West Village B

Wiggins Complex Dinning Facility

Weymouth Hall

Coleman Hall

Academic Testing Services

Academic Testing Services

can help YOU open new doors to success

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TH Raider Park

Traffic & Parking Vehicle Registration

Ticket Office

TTU Police Department

Administrative Support Center

EH&S Storage University Parking Shop Impound Lot

Jones ATT Stadium

Lubbock City Bank Coliseum & Auditorium

Frazier Pavilion

Dan Law Field

Athletic Services Rawls College of Business

Chemical Engineering

Track Dressing Room Fuller Track

National Wind Institute

Experimental Sciences Biology Biology Greenhouse

Biology Auditorium

Computer Center

Engineering Center

Pulse Lab

Creative Movement Petroleum Studio Engineering And Research

Industrial Engineering

Engineering And Technology Lab

Petroleum Engineering

Murray Hall Wells Carpenter Residence Halls

Student Wellness Center

Mechanical Engineering

Livermore Center

Electrical Engineering

Civil & Agricultural Engineering

Science

Gordon Hall Bledsoe Hall

Holden Hall

Engineering Research Center

Mathematical Sciences

Football Training Facility

Athletic Training Center

Marsha Sharp Center For Student Athletes

Sneed Hall

West Hall

Memorial Circle and Pfluger Fountain

Chemistry

Fisheries & Wildlife

Media & Communication

University Storage Ag. Sciences

Bayer Plant Science

CDRC & Center For Study Of Addictions

Food Technology

Library

Dairy Barn

Student Union Building

Foreign Language

Architecture Art

Flint Parking Garage

leman Hall

ices

ccess!

Hulen Hall

Doak C.C.

Development Drane Office Hall

McClellan Hall

Knapp Hall

The Commons Food Court Clement Hall

Doak Hall

Music Psychology

Burkhart Charles E. Education Center Maedgen, Jr. For Theatre Autism

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Weeks Hall C.D.R.C.

Ag. Pavillion

SW Collection/ Goddard Range Special Collections Library Wildlife Management

English/Philosophy

Weymouth Hall

Ag. Ed. & Comm.

Animal Science

Human Sciences

Administration

Gates Hall

Wall Hall

Horn Hall

McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center

Talkington Hall

Hance Chapel

TESTING OPTIONS

• TSI Assessment • CLEP (credit by exam) • Gain admission to prestigious academic programs • Take certification and licensure exams • Take advantage of testing opportunities that help you achieve your goals

s.ttu.edu/testing

• Distance Learning Exams • GRE, MCAT, Texas Educators Certification, and TOEFL exams • GSP • GRE subject exams, LSAT, MPRE, TEAS, etc.


There’s something for everyone! Come explore excitement, discovery and the spirit of exploration at the Museum of Texas Tech University! Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm Sunday 1pm - 5pm Closed Monday and Holidays

Museum • Planetarium • Lubbock Lake Landmark

4th Street & Indiana Ave. • 806.742.2490 • museum.ttu.edu Museum of Texas Tech University

FALL 2016 Event Highlights

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Celebrating 12,000 years of history over 75 years of discovery!

lubbock lake

national historic

landmark

museum of texas tech university

2401 Landmark Drive 806.742.1116 Online: lubbocklake.musm.ttu.edu

*This system and your information are used for emergency communications only.

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Continued from page 15 is to sit down together, get to know each other, talk about likes and dislikes, and establish some general rules of the room.

Off-Campus Housing

Lubbock has a wide range of apartment and rental housing available to students who choose to live off-campus. You must have 30 college credit hours in order to live off-campus. Hospitality Services also offers commuter dining plans and guest tickets to students living off-campus. For more information, go to: www. hospitality.ttu.edu.

IT

(Technology)

Cybersecurity

TTU office of the CIO......................................... 742-4357 (HELP) ..........................................................................cybersecurity.ttu.edu

eRaider Account

Your eRaider account is your electronic identification. Your eRaider is a single username and password required to access many resources. Your eRaider account allows you to access your TechMail (e-mail), update your online directory information, access TTUnet (on-campus WiFi), access Raiderlink for registration and information, access Blackboard, enroll in computing short courses, take advantage of online training, and create a personal website with MyWeb......... eraider.ttu.edu

Raiderlink

Raiderlink is your online campus connection. ...............................................................................raiderlink.ttu.edu

IT Services for Students

A website dedicated to serving the computing needs of students. .............................................................................it4students.ttu.edu

Computer Assistance

IT Help Central, Administrative Support Center Room 101, 2903 4th St........................................ 742-4357 (HELP) .......................................................................... ithelpcentral.ttu.edu ..................................................................................... askIT.ttu.edu

Computer Lab Access

Advanced Technology Learning Center-ATLC Library in the west basement...............................................742-1650 ..................................................................................itts.ttu.edu/labs

Computer Training

............................................................................itts.ttu.edu/training

RaiderDrive

Via Raiderlink each student, staff or faculty member is allowed storage space, accessible from anywhere on the internet. Set up your RaiderDrive through Raiderlink. Storage space for RaiderDrive is combined with your MyWeb service to improve accessibility and simplify the management of these services. ...............................raiderlink.ttu.edu-->click “student�-->upload file

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Banking Voted Raider’s Choice in 2016!

Located in the SUB | 806-740-3400 | ProsperityBankUSA.com Member FDIC

Prosperity Bank

Tech SUB ................................................ 740-3400 14th & Ave. Q................. 767-7000 4th & Vicksburg.............. 784-4000 114 University................. 767-7240 86th & University............ 474-3000

66th & Indiana..................767-6600 82nd & York.....................767-8200 4505 98th.........................798-9810 Bank-On-Call......... 1-800-687-7272

Visit our website for more information regarding ATM locations, hours, and additional banking center locations throughout Texas and Oklahoma.

Wells Fargo Bank

Open a 360 CheckingÂŽ Account No Fees, No Minimums, Earns Interest. We have a bank or ATM location near you. Tech Branch: 1215 University 806-765-6281 Main Branch: 1500 Broadway 806-765-8861 Reaching your financial goals can start here.

Title: Park Place Date: March 1999 Artist: Glenna Goodacre

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Media iTunes U at Texas Tech University

.....................................................................................itunes.ttu.edu

Publications

The Daily Toreador is the campus newspaper. The LaVentana is the yearbook for Texas Tech. The SGA publishes The Word during the fall semester each year as a student survival guide. The SGA also publishes the Raider Reader each year which is the official orientation booklet. The Daily Toreador, Media & Communication Bldg.........742-3388 .....................................................................www.dailytoreador.com The Hub...................................................................www.ttuhub.net The Raider Reader.......................................www.texastechword.com The Word....................................................www.texastechword.com Keep up-to-date with daily announcements sent to your email. ........................................................................ techannounce.ttu.edu

TV & Radio Station

KTTZ-TV, 17th & Indiana...............................................742-2209 KTTZ FM..........................................................www.kttz.org / 89.1 KTXT.........................................http://www.ktxtfm.org/raider/ 88.1

Yearbook

La Ventana, Media and Communication Bldg....................742-3388

Parking, Etc. Bus Information

Student Government Association, 3rd Floor, SUB..............742-3631 Citibus Routes........................................................ www.citibus.com

Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) on campus

* Flat tire? We will bring an air tank to inflate it or 1 can of fix-a-flat. * Out of gas? We will bring a gallon of gas to get you to the station. * Dead battery? We will provide a “boost” to get you on your way. * Locked your keys in the car? We will contact our partners and pay for them to help you unlock your vehicle as quickly as they can. ....................................................................... (742-6277) 742-MAPP

Night Ride

Night Ride is a shuttle service provided for on campus transport, after the daytime bus service stops. It is a curb-to-curb pickup and delivery to anywhere on campus. Requires a valid Tech ID and is FREE. . ......................... 742-NITE

Parking

Parking Permits, Handicap Parking, Pay Ticket, Tow Yard, Boot Transportation & Parking, 2903 4th St............................742-PARK Parking Services................................................ www.parking.ttu.edu

Safe Ride & S Bus

Provided through Student Services fees, Safe Ride is for off campus. It runs from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. You must have a valid Tech ID, and it is FREE. You don’t have to be drunk. You will not be sent to AA. We won’t tell your parents................................ 742-RIDE Continued on page 24

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Alumni

Tech Extras

Texas Tech Alumni Association..........................................742-3641 .................................................................. www.texastechalumni.org

Campus Activities & Involvement

Center for Campus Life, 201 SUB......................................742-5433 .................................................................... www.campuslife.ttu.edu Student Union & Activities, 203 SUB…............................742-3636 ................................................................................www.sub.ttu.edu Student Organizations, 203 SUB…....................................742-3636 ................................................................................. ttu.orgsync.com Tech Activities Board, 203 SUB….....................................724-4708 ................................................................................ www.tab.ttu.edu

Chancellor

124 Administration Bldg....................................................742-0012

Dining Plans

www.hospitality.ttu.edu......................................................742-1360

Employment

Career Center, Wiggins Complex.......................................742-2210 .................................................................. www.careercenter.ttu.edu College Work-Study, Financial Aid Office, 310 West Hall.742-3681 Part-time on/off campus employment, Financial Aid Office 310 West Hall....................................................................742-3681

Family Weekend

Parent and Family Relations, in the SUB............................742-3630 1-888-888-7409................................................. www.parent.ttu.edu

Fraternities

Interfraternity Council Office, in the SUB..........................742-5433 Greek Life . .....................................................www.greeklife.ttu.edu

Gameday Information

........................................................................... www.texastech.com

How To Get Involved!!

So, here you are in college. You’ve located all your classes and organized your room, now what? Maybe you were really involved in high school and you’re ready to jump right in at Tech. Or maybe you weren’t so involved in high school and want to get involved. There is a place for you in one of the 450 student organizations offered at Tech. Student Union and Activities is located in the SUB ...............................................................................www.sub.ttu.edu. Don’t be shy! Ask upperclassmen about their activities. Come by the SGA office and speak to your representatives about ways of getting involved. The SGA office is on the third floor of the SUB.................742-3631

Homecoming

Tech Activities Board, 203 SUB.........................................742-4708 Alumni Association, McKenzie Merket Alumni Center......742-3641 .................................................................www.homecoming.ttu.edu

International Students

International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana........................742-3667 ................................................................................www.iaff.ttu.edu

Museums

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TTU Museum, 4th & Indiana............................................742-2490 ........................................................................www.museum.ttu.edu National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 4th...................742-0498 .......................................................................................nrhc.ttu.edu

Music Downloads (Free)

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Organizations

College life opens all kinds of doors. Keep in mind that you are here for an education, but by getting involved in one of the 450 campus organizations, the transition from high school to college will be easier. Registered student organizations on campus in a variety of areas, including • College/Departmental • Coordinating Bodies • Spirit • Honorary-Professional/Scholastic • Recreational • Service • Religious • Special Interest • Social Fraternities & Sororities. Information about the registered student organizations can be obtained through the Student Union & Activities office in the SUB. Student Organizations.............................................. ttu.orgsync.com Other Organizations........................ www.ttu.edu/campus/other.php

RaiderGate

............................................................ www.depts.ttu.edu/raidergate

Raider Jobs

................................................................ www.careerservices.ttu.edu

Recreational Sports / Club Sports

Student Rec Center.............................................................742-3351 ....................................................................... www.recsports.ttu.edu

ROTC

Air Force, 3 Holden Hall....................................................742-2143 ...................................................................www.depts.ttu.edu/afrotc Army, Media & Communication Bldg...............................742-2141 .................................................. http://www.depts.ttu.edu/armyrotc/

Software Downloads

.................................................................. www.itts.ttu.edu/software

Sororities

Panhellenic Office...............................................................742-2403 Greek Life...................................... www.campuslife.ttu.edu/greeklife

Student Government Association (SGA)

Student Government Association, 3rd Floor, SUB..............742-3631 ................................................................................ www.sga.ttu.edu

SUB (Student Union)

The Student Union is the living room of the campus. We provide an environment for relaxation and social interaction, opportunities for education and exchange of thought, and services for Texas Tech students, staff, faculty and our community. The Student Union Building is open at the following hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday from noon to 11 p.m. ................................................................................www.sub.ttu.edu

Theatre

University Theatre, south of the Library.............................742-3603 .......................................................................... www.theatre.ttu.edu

Tickets-athletic

Athletic Ticket Office, Jones AT&T Stadium (North End).742-8324 Athletic Tickets................................................... www.texastech.com

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Student Union Ticket Booth, 1st Floor, SUB.....................742-3610 .......................www.depts.ttu.edu/sub/reservations/TicketBooth.php


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18th & Flint, Wiggins Complex.........................................742-2210 ................................................................ www.careerservices.ttu.edu

Visitors Center

West Hall...........................................................................742-1299 ...............................................................................www.visit.ttu.edu

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1. Establish a relationship with your professor on the first day of class, and set appointment times with them as needed. Your professor is the one doing the grading, so communicating with them is key to achieving success. 2. Stick to a study routine. Figure out the best times to study. Make sure to pick times that best suit you and your attention span. 3. Get involved with organizations on campus. Tech offers many organizations. Be it Greek life, an academic sorority or fraternity, or a service organization, there is something for everyone. 4. College can take a toll on your body both mentally and physically. Find time to exercise. This will provide a break from studying as well as help you stay in shape. 5. Take advantage of the services you pay for. Tech includes services such as a writing center, a career center, and tutoring opportunities that are paid through tuition. 6. Living on or off campus, having a meal plan allows students to choose from many different food options. Eat several healthy meals throughout the day to help you stay focused and physically fit. 7. Make use of the library at Tech. The library has several computer areas open to all students. They also have a digital media studio and a 3-D animation lab. 8. Establishing a set schedule at the beginning of the semester that outlines your “off ” days and study time will help maintain balance. 9. 742-RIDE is a program the Student Government Association put in place to get students back home safely. 10. Double check your degree plan requirements every semester. Some colleges won’t let you register for classes without first meeting with an advisor, so be sure to check with your college. Many times students will think that transfer credits and/or CLEP test scores have been properly accounted for, but it’s best to get into the habit of actively checking what you have finished and what needs to be done. 28


Religious Connections St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Student Center www.raidercatholic.org

Chi Rho

Raider Catholic

Bringing the Good News to Texas Tech!

Raider Catholic

Welcome to Lubbock, Texas Tech, and Raider Catholic. We are located at St. Elizabeth University Parish, just a block and a half east of campus on Broadway. Join us for a wide variety of activities in the student center. We are home to a vibrant and active community passionately seeking Jesus Christ. The Catholic student center is a “home away from home” for hundreds of students in Lubbock, and we welcome all. Raider Catholic excels at “Bringing the Good News to Texas Tech.” We are a community centered on the Eucharist and seek to spread the Gospel through education, stewardship, service, and fellowship in order to form passionate Catholic leaders. The student center provides a kitchen, lounge, video games, wireless internet access, pool table, offices, meeting rooms, and a library. The student center is open for programs, meetings, studying, or just hanging out. The parish celebrates a Mass at 5 p.m. each Sunday done by students and geared especially for students. To get the most out of your experience, attend as many events as possible. It is your choice to determine how much you wish to get involved here at the Raider Catholic. Christ is calling you to Him, and through Raider Catholic, you will grow in your relationship with Him. We sponsor events such as the Catholic Student Association, Bible studies, service projects, and social events. We offer retreats such as Encounter (designed for incoming freshmen and transfer students) and Raider Awakening. We also have the Diocesan Youth Retreat Team and Chi Rho, a coed service fraternity. We have a college chapter of the Knights of Columbus and the Women of Faith. Check us out at www.raidercatholic.org. Come be a part of something special.

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UNIVERSITY MINISTRIES

Open Hearts • Open Arms • Open Minds JOIN US SUNDAYS: Worship - 10:30 a.m. University Group - 11:35 a.m. with FREE lunch! www.stjohnslubbock.org 762-0123

Cru: The University Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ

Cru...A Caring Community Passionate About Connecting People To Jesus Christ. We want to get to know you, so come hang out with us. We meet every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. in the Hance Chapel on campus, at the corner of 17th and University. You can also get involved with one of our Bible studies (meeting on and off campus throughout the week). Look on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and online for CruAtTTU.

St. John’s United Methodist

St. John’s United Methodist Church is a community of progressive Christians dedicated to making the world around us more like the Kingdom of God. Focused on full inclusion of all people, we celebrate the gifts and presence of everyone, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, education level, or gender identity. Experience a place where it is safe to question dogma and where challenging the status quo is not seen as rebellion. Our services are at 8:15 and 10:30 Sunday mornings with Sunday School at 9:15. Our university group meets for a free lunch after the second service. Whether you need community service hours or feel a calling to help your neighbors, our ministries are open to all -- chancel and handbell choirs, food voucher program, homeless ministry, and community garden. All are welcome, all are celebrated, with Open Hearts, Open Arms, and Open Minds.

Wesley Foundation

The Wesley Foundation is dedicated to raising up a generation of Christians who lead. For over 8 decades, the Wesley Foundation has been a home away from home for countless students. We are located just off University on 15th, just across the street from campus. Join us for worship on Thursday at 8 p.m. and find out about all the activities, mission trips, intramurals and groups that are available.

Wesley Foundation www.ttuwesley.org

2420 15th St.

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