Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Honors Residence Hall

Attendees will have a chance to tour Texas Tech University’s newest on-campus housing option, which includes more than 300 beds and a full-service Starbucks.


ATTENTION MEDIA:
This event has been moved inside the new Honors Residence Hall due to the possibility of inclement weather.


WHAT: Ribbon cutting for the new Honors Residence Hall.

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 9)

WHERE: 901 Flint Ave. (9th Street and Flint Avenue)

VIP parking is available in the Z6 Lot, just west of the new complex.

WHO: Officials and guests of the Texas Tech University System will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Honors Residence Hall. The 313-bed, pod-style hall will be home primarily to students in the Honors College. Both new and returning Honors College students will live in this hall.

Residents will have access to four large lounge spaces, a 50-seat multi-purpose room and other social areas within the hall. The residence hall also includes four laundry facilities and a full-service Starbucks with outdoor seating.

President Lawrence Schovanec, Honors College Dean Michael San Francisco, University Student Housing managing director Sean Duggan and Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning and ConstructionMichael Molina will provide remarks prior to the official ribbon cutting. They will be joined in the cutting of the ribbon by Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan, Texas Tech chief financial officer Noel Sloan and members of the Board of Regents.

The event is open to the public and refreshments will be available before, during and after the ribbon cutting. Photo opportunities and tours of the residence hall will take place immediately following the ceremony. 

CONTACT: Michael Molina, vice chancellor, Facilities Planning and Construction, Texas Tech University System (806) 742-2116 or michael.molina@ttu.edu


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Honors College

The Honors College at Texas Tech is dedicated to providing students with a broad education that prepares them for a lifetime of learning.

The college offers one unique bachelor's degree program:

The college also offers two minors:

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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.

University Student Housing also is committed to creating a greener campus with its "Guns Up, Green Up!" recycling pledge. Housing encourages students to participate in its sustainability efforts by reducing waste and recycling at the Texas Tech Recycling Center.

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