HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS & SENIORS TO VISIT TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
February 7, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: February 7, 2005
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LUBBOCK -- Texas Tech University will host Spring University Day on Friday (Feb. 18).
University Day is designed for prospective students and their families to meet one-on-one
with faculty, staff and students.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the United Spirit Arena, followed by a welcome
event with the Court Jesters band, the Spirit Squads and presentations by guest speakers.
During the day, prospective students will have a chance to participate in academic
information sessions, take campus and housing tours, and visit student services and
“This is a day that provides prospective students an opportunity to see what Texas
Tech has to offer,” said Karen Hamel, associate director, Office of Admissions.
Last year, more than 2,000 prospective freshmen and more than 140 prospective transfer
students and their families attended University Day. This year, about 2,500 prospective
students and their families are expected.
“University Day gives prospective students a glimpse of college life,” said Mindy
Holloway, Texas Tech admissions counselor. “There will be many opportunities to see
what Texas Tech is all about.”
CONTACT: Julian Olivas, Texas Tech Office of Admissions, (806) 742-1480 ext. 276 or