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Texas Tech Admissions Hosts Red & Black Weekend

Prospective high school and transfer students can enjoy a three-day introduction to campus life.

Written by Callie Jones

Texas Tech University’s Office of Admissions is hosting Red & Black Weekend for prospective high school and transfer students Oct. 13-15. The weekend, which coincides with the homecoming football game, culminates with University Day on Oct. 15.

Students can attend the entire program, or they may choose which events to attend throughout the weekend.

Oct. 13 (Saturday), visitors have the opportunity to tailgate with university administrators and recruiters at West Hall while watching the homecoming parade. Students may then attend the homecoming game versus West Virginia with the purchase of a ticket.

Oct. 14 (Sunday) will feature the University Night Reception, which celebrates scholarship and enables potential Red Raiders to learn about the educational opportunities available to them at Texas Tech. Students can meet deans from all over campus and learn more about their academic programs.

Oct. 15 (Monday) is University Day. The schedule includes the following informational fairs and tours:

  • Spirit Showcase & Welcome
  • 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., United Spirit Arena

    The showcase features the spirit squads, saddle tramps and the Goin’ Band from Raiderland.

  • Information Fairs & Presentations
  • 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., United Spirit Arena

    Information is available on academics, admissions, financial aid and residence life.

  • Campus Tours
  • 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., West Hall

  • Residence Hall Showcase
  • Noon – 3 p.m.

    Residence hall tours are available in most halls and accessible on the main campus shuttle.

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