Admitted Student

Admitted Student FAQs

When do I register for classes?

Class registration takes place during a student's scheduled Red Raider Orientation (RRO). Red Raider Orientation (RRO) is mandatory for all new freshman and transfer students. Addition information and dates for RRO is available at

When do classes begin?

Fall 2014 classes begin on August 25, 2014. View the complete 2013-2014 calendar at-a-glance.

When can I move into the residence halls?

Residence halls open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Students participating in early programs such as Band and sorority recruitment may be allowed to move-in at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012.

How much does it cost to attend Texas Tech University?

You can estimate costs by viewing the Tuition and Fees and using the Financial Aid Estimator.

What is Raider Welcome?

Raider Welcome is a weeklong series of FUN and FREE events held during the week prior to school beginning to help introduce you to campus and other students. More information is available at

How can help me? provides a comprehensive checklist of steps for a student to take prior to beginning classes at Texas Tech University for the fall semester. The checklist tracks your completion of some of the items. Students can also complete an Involvement Profile to help TTU staff provide more information to you about how to be involved on campus in your areas of interest. You can also provide feedback to TTU on your intent to enroll by updating your enrollment status.

How do I get to Texas Tech University (maps, directions)?

Traveling to Campus

Other FAQs

Admissions Frequently Asked Questions

Who can I contact with other questions related to making the transition to Texas Tech University?

Center for Campus Life, 201 Student Union, 806.742.5433,