November 29, 2017
WHEN: Friday (Dec. 1)
WHERE: Memorial Circle, the Engineering Key, the Science Quad and the Broadway Entrance to Texas Tech
EVENT: More than 25,000 colored lights will illuminate to the university. The 38-foot Christmas tree sitting behind the Texas Tech seal also will be lit during the ceremony. Student organizations collaborated to honor the annual tradition.
Parking will be available in most faculty/staff or commuter lots. ADA parking will be available in the R1 parking lot, accessible from 15th Street and Detroit Avenue.
The event will be broadcast on 88.1 KTXT-FM The Raider, the Lubbock PBS station KTTZ and on Texas Tech’s livestream. Join the conversation on social media using #TTUCOL. For more information, visit the website.
CONTACT: D’aun Green, senior associate managing director, University Student Housing, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5813 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Follow the event on Twitter #TTUCOL.
Donations to the Carol of Lights® fund can be made online at www.give2tech.com.Twitter
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.Twitter
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.Twitter