Texas Tech Celebrates Carol of Lights®

(VIDEO) The holiday tradition was broadcast live on KTXT, and is available through streaming video.

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Texas Tech University Students Assist With Carol of Lights® Tradition

Every December Texas Tech University shines with thousands of lights during the Carol of Lights® ceremony. Behind the scenes, countless hours are put into the planning, setup, execution and cleanup by Texas Tech students for one of its most cherished traditions. Read More >>


Behind the Scenes

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The Carol of Lights®

This year's theme for the 58th Annual Carol of Lights® was "The Stars At Night: Raiders Shine Bright". But, there are months of planning and preparation that go into it before that ceremonial switch is flipped. Read More >>


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Carol of Lights ®

Carol of Lights

With the flip of a switch, more than 25,000 colored lights illuminate 18 buildings around Memorial Circle, the Engineering Key and the Broadway Entrance to the campus during Texas Tech University's Carol of Lights®.

This annual event, sponsored by the Texas Tech Residence Halls Association, is attended by over 20,000 Tech students and local residents. It is one of Texas Tech's largest and oldest traditions.

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Carol of Lights®

Carol of Lights

Donations to the Carol of Lights® fund can be made online at www.give2tech.com

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University Student Housing

University Student Housing

Texas Tech University Student Housing houses approximately 8,000 students in 13 residence halls, four suite-style halls and one apartment complex. Housing offers rooms with movable and fixed furniture, suite style rooms and apartments for both undergraduate and graduate students.

For more information about the different residence halls, visit the University Student Housing website.

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Residence Hall Association

The Texas Tech Residence Halls Association (RHA) is the second largest student organization on campus. RHA strives to provide leadership opportunities, programming and services relevant to its 6,200 on-campus residents.

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