(VIDEO) The pep rally serves as a way to motivate and inspire staff members from University Student Housing and Hospitality Services before thousands of Red Raiders arrive on campus for the fall semester.
A new era of excellence is dawning at Texas Tech University as it stands on the cusp
of being one of the nation's premier research institutions.
Research and enrollment numbers are at record levels, which cement Texas Tech's commitment
to attracting and retaining quality students. In fall 2020, the university achieved
a goal more than a decade in the making, reaching a total student population of more
than 40,000. In 2018, the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
again placed Texas Tech among its top doctoral universities in the nation in the “Very High Research Activity” category. Texas Tech is one of
94 public institutions nationally and 131 overall to achieve this prestigious recognition.
Quality students need top-notch faculty. Texas Tech is home to a diverse, highly revered
pool of educators who excel in teaching, research and service. The university strives
to foster an environment that celebrates student accomplishment above all else. Texas Tech is large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics but prides
itself on being able to focus on each student individually.
The momentum for excellence at Texas Tech has never been greater.
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
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.
The Department of Hospitality Services will challenge students to become active participants in their individual learning
experience by enriching each guest's experience through excellence in services, staff
development, technological advancements, cutting edge facilities, sustainability,
Check out the many dining locations across campus.
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