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Parents - stay informed and connected with your student and Texas Tech by taking advantage of Membership in Texas Tech Parents Association. Benefits include Information Sessions, Discounts on Tech Gear & Textbooks and Hotels, Restaurants & Merchandise, access to Local and National Member Scholarships, Networking with Parents in your Area, Connections with TTU Faculty & Staff and more! Membership begins at just $31.25 (annual average) for a 4 year membership! Your Family Membership means your spouse is free. You can include grandparents who want to stay connected too at no additional charge!

Sign up today and get your Discount Tickets to Family Weekend activities: Football game, tailgate, Family Fun Night Dinner, Games and Housing Fair, T-Shirts and more! Join online today!

For more information, contact Joyce Zachman at 806-412-4722 or email

Is Red Raider Orientation still in your future?

Did you miss Matador Matinee with Tech Parents? View the Tech Parents Presentation of "Know Before You Go" for the best tips.



Freshmen and Transfer Parents - GET CONNECTED

Celebrate your student's accomplishments and their future at Texas Tech at a Student Send-Off 2017 Celebration - a Tech Parents Tradition!

Are you ready for TTU Move-In Weekend?

Maybe not, but the day will arrive before you know it! Be sure you visit the Texas Tech Parents Association Welcome Center, conveniently located inside Varsity Bookstore, 1305 University Ave. Pick up your prepaid Family Weekend Dinner, Football,Tailgate Tickets Stadium Bags and T-shirts.

Residence Halls officially open Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Their offices open starting at 10:00 a.m. able to assist students during fall move in. NOTE: If you need to move in before Sunday, CONTACT STUDENT HOUSING (806) 742-2661 to make arrangements.

The Welcome Center will be open on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to assist students.

You can move in anytime after Sunday, but your students will not want to miss...

RAIDER WELCOME August 20 - September 2, 2017

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

Is your student transferring to Texas Tech? Then they will want to investigate Transfer Leadership Connection a 3-day retreat for new undergraduate transfer students. This student-led leadership retreat is filled with activities to help transfer students build connections to Texas Tech, develop their abilities as student leaders, and to help prepare them to have a positive impact on the climate for transfer students at Texas Tech.



 Save the Date for Family Weekend 2017

Get ready for a fun-filled weekend with your student on the beautiful Tech campus! Want to be seated with other Tech Parents who live in your area? Get all of your Family Weekend tickets and THE official Family Weekend T-shirt through TTPA! LINK:




Your Parents Association works for you! See hotel discounts for Family Weekend 2017 arranged for members. See details about Family Fun Night and more.


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