Texas Tech University Orientation Services

Official page for Red Raider Orientation and Red Raider Camp at Texas Tech University! 👆🏽

Operating as usual


Good evening ladies and gentlemen,

Unfortunately we are canceling Night at the Rec for 6/9. But that means Night at the SUB is happening. The NBA Finals Game 2 is on in the SUB Ballroom. Dance Party in the Courtyard.

Thank you for your patience as we navigate tonight's weather.


Good evening ladies and gentlemen,

Regrettably we must cancel the Parent & Family Member Social this evening (6/9).

You can pick up your T-shirt starting at 10:00 AM Monday morning in the SUB Ballroom.
We apologize for this inconvenience.

Please be careful as you travel in Lubbock this evening.

Students will be in the Raider Life presentation until 7:45 PM.


❗️❗️Due to the weather, the Parent & Family Social for 6/9 at the McKenzie-Merket will begin at 7:00pm. For your safety, please remain in the building until the storm passes. Students will get started with Raider Life at 6:45pm in the Allen Theatre.

As a reminder, guest shirts can be picked up tonight at the Social and tomorrow during our OneStop event.

Texas Tech University Parent & Family Relations


Hey ! Are you bringing any guests with you to your session? 🤔

If so, make sure to register guests BEFORE attending RRO! Registering guests beforehand saves you time ⏰ at Check-In and will help the start of your RRO go a lot smoother!


We are looking forward to getting to chat with everyone about Red Raider Orientation at the Matador Matinee Webinars from Texas Tech Parents Association!

Mark your calendars for one of the sessions below🗓

Join us along with Texas Tech University Orientation Services for our Matador Matinee Webinar! Let us shower you with warmth, well wishes, some attentive listening ears, and valuable information about Red Raider Orientation and how to prepare for your student going off to college.

Spanish Session: https://www.texastechparents.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1833613&group=
English Session: https://www.texastechparents.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1833607

Photos from Texas Tech University Orientation Services's post 03/20/2024

Timeless traditions, endless smiles, and Red Raider pride spanning the decades! 🎉

Join the celebration of happiness at Texas Tech on this International Day of Happiness! Share your joy with ! 🌟

What’s your happiest moment at Texas Tech? Tell us in the comments below!



ALL IN ONE 4-DAY WEEKEND, students have the opportunity to get business taken care of at their Red Raider Orientation session and then go to Red Raider Camp! At RRC, students will learn history and traditions and have fun with other incoming students!

Will we see you at RRC this summer?

Photos from Texas Tech University Orientation Services's post 02/10/2024

🎂 Happy Birthday, Texas Tech University! 🎂

While last year was our Centennial, we are excited to see our new Red Raiders be a part of building a legacy for the next century👆


‼️ IMPORTANT UPDATES FOR University Student Housing at Texas Tech University FOR 2024 ‼️

University Student Housing understands the importance of financial aid to help support and empower students with their future goals. With the most recent changes in FAFSA and possible delays in financial aid packages being provided in a timely manner, University Student Housing has extended the contract cancellation deadline from May 1, 2024, to June 1, 2024 for the Fall 2024 – Spring 2025 contract period. Students who formally cancel their contracts on or before June 1, 2024, are eligible for a refund of the $400 initial deposit. To sign-up for on-campus housing or cancel a housing contract, please visit https://www.depts.ttu.edu/housing/


At RRO, your students will get to meet with their academic advisor and register for classes!

is the best!

Advising means coaching, facilitating, encouraging, guiding, questioning, pushing, collaborating. You are in control of your college career; we are here to support, assist, bolster, and champion your success.

Photos from Texas Tech University Orientation Services's post 02/06/2024

Dear Reader, is there a Blank Space on your RRO Reservation? It will be a Cruel Summer if you don’t do RRO when you decide Texas Tech is your End Game.

Long Story Short, registering for RRO is not a commitment to Texas Tech, unless you felt Sparks Fly and you want to Stay Stay Stay in Raiderland forever.

Are You Ready For It? Don’t Shake It Off! Register for RRO on www.orientation.ttu.edu! We’ll be Enchanted to see you at RRO this summer!


Join us next week for the Texas Tech University Parent & Family Relations webinar series!

Want to learn about Red Raider Orientation holds that your student may have and how they might affect class registration this summer? Join one of our upcoming webinars!

Learn what RRO registration holds are, and how your student can get them taken care of, so they're ready to register for classes during their RRO session this summer. This webinar is for parents and family members of students attending 2-day RRO sessions this summer. Reps from Texas Tech University Orientation Services, the Academic Testing Center, the Office of the Registrar, TSI Advising, University Student Housing at Texas Tech University, and Student Health Services will be on hand to talk about registration holds and how to remove them.

Learn more and register at https://www.depts.ttu.edu/parentrelations/parentwebinars.php


Red Raider Camp's Food Truck Festival is BACK for the spring semester!!!

Join us today from 10:30am - 2:00pm at Memorial Circle to eat lunch from some great vendors! A portion of all proceeds go to sending new students to Red Raider Camp.

Today, we have:
🧀 Texas Mac Shack
🍔 Nirvana Burger
🍧 Bahama Buck's - they are serving hot chocolate for this cold and windy day!


Come see us at our Winter Raider Welcome event, Coffee & Cocoa☕️

Learn how you can get paid to welcome new incoming students to Texas Tech, make new friends, and gain new skills!

We’ll be in the SUB Courtyard by the Police Station and Food Court!



We are aware there is an issue with logging into the course registration system. The issue is actively being worked on by our IT team. Thank you for your patience!



Be careful navigating icy roads and bridges. We want you to arrive here safely. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at (806) 742-2993.

Photos from Texas Tech University Orientation Services's post 01/02/2024

Applications for RRO Crew Members and RRC Counselors are LIVE🥳

Working for Orientation Services looks like:
💸Competitive Pay at $12/hour
🏠FREE housing while you work
🍽 FREE meals while you work
🧑‍💼Leadership development
✅Valuable job experience

And SO MUCH MORE! Interested? Click the link below to learn more or send us a DM!



From our team to yours, Orientation Services wishes you a merry and bright holiday season! May your break be filled with love and laughter!



📣Hey future Red Raiders! 📣

You asked, we answered! We are almost to our Spring sessions and want to share answers to some common questions we get from incoming students.

🤔Have more questions? Put your questions in the comments and we'll answer them!



We are so glad to have had so many great food trucks attend our event this year! Today, we are finishing off strong with:
🍔 Pete's Cookin
🌮 Mijo's
🇨🇺 Rico Empanadas
🧀 Texas Mac Shack

We hope you can join us at Memorial Circle from 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM today!

We are excited to see what things are to come in 2024! 🥳🤩


Make plans to attend the 65th Annual Carol of Lights ceremony on December 2, 2023!

It will be a great event where we can celebrate our centennial year and look forward into the next century🎉

Let the countdown begin! We are overjoyed to announce that the 65th annual Carol of Lights is only 25 days away. Carillon starts at 6:30 PM and the event begins at 7:00 PM. RHA is proud that one small gathering of residents has grown into such a special event and one of Texas Tech's longest standing traditions.

This year's Carol of Lights is sponsored by and the night will be filled with laughter, celebration and singing! Try and spot the RHA Executive board and Carol of lights Student Committee on stage 😉


As of now, Proposition 5, which establishes the Texas University Fund, has passed!

Now, Texas Tech University will receive funding from the proposed $3.9 Billion endowment for research opportunities!

From here, it's possible.

Proposition 5, which establishes the Texas University Fund, has passed!

Thank you to everyone who got out to vote!



Join us for our second to last Red Raider Camp's Food Truck Festival! We will be joined by:

🍧 Bahama Buck's
🇵🇷 Carlitos’ Way Foods
🍔 Pete's Cookin
🧀 Texas Mac Shack

You can find these trucks at Memorial Circle from 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM.

See you there🤩


📣RRO online orientation modules for Spring 2024 students are LIVE📣

Students must complete their online modules prior to attending their scheduled RRO session. The orientation modules have information about:

👨‍🏫 Academic colleges
💸 Financial aid, tuition, and scholarships
📝 Campus resources available to students
👆 And much more!

For more information, check your TTU email or visit our website: www.orientation.ttu.edu.

Photos from Texas Tech University Orientation Services's post 10/16/2023


🤔Have YOU been admitted to as a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2024 and are curious about what comes next? You can now register for a Red Raider Orientation date!

👆At RRO, you will register for classes, meet your advisor, make new friends, and much more! Click the link in our bio to learn more.


For Spring 2024 students: Spring Housing Applications are NOW OPEN! Check out University Student Housing at Texas Tech University for more information!

Important info for Spring 2024 incoming students looking to live on campus:
If you're interested in living on-campus for the Spring 2024 semester, don't wait any longer to submit your housing application! Starting today, you now have the opportunity to submit your University Student Housing and Hospitality Services Spring 2024 application! Get started by visiting housing.ttu.edu


Hey Fall 2024 Red Raiders! The Red Raider Express Pass opens on October 10, 2023! Keep an eye on your TTU Email for more information!



Do you want to experience a Texas Tech Resource Fair before coming to ? Join us for Texas Tech Preview on October 9, 2023! The entire Texas Tech University Orientation Services team will be there to answer questions about RRO!

If you are already registered for Preview, we cannot wait to see you on Monday!


At Red Raider Orientation, students get to meet with their academic advisors to register for courses that will lead to success beyond the classroom.

Great article to read if you are interested in what advising looks like for our !

"That's what the Raider Success Hub does. It is curating a place that packages these resources in a way that is accessible, easy to use and easy to understand.”

Todd Chambers & Texas Tech advisors are working on how to best serve students now and in the future.




We have:
🍔 Nirvana Burger
🍧Bahama Buck's
🧀 Texas Mac Shack
🇵🇷 Carlitos’ Way Foods

See you tomorrow at Memorial Circle from 10:30am - 2:00pm🤩

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