Texas Tech University

Back to School Fiesta Welcomes K-12 Students and Families Saturday

K'Leigh Sims

August 6, 2015

Free school supplies, educational resources, food and entertainment will be provided at the annual event.

WHAT: 16th Annual Back to School Fiesta

WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday (Aug. 8)

WHERE: Student Union Building, Texas Tech University
15th Street and Akron Avenue

Texas Tech's 16th annual Back to School Fiesta (BTSF) returns Saturday (Aug. 8) to help K-12 students and their families from the Lubbock community and surrounding areas prepare for the upcoming school year.

Hosted by Texas Tech's Office of Community Engagement along with the Office of the President and the Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement, BTSF provides free educational resources to students and their families while experiencing life on a university campus.

Each student attending will receive a backpack filled with free school supplies offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The event will include bilingual events and activities, entertainment and free food. Both lunch and backpacks will be distributed at 10:30 a.m.

For more information about BTSF, visit the Office of Community and Engagement.