Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Plans Arbor Day Celebration

Katelynn Horton

April 25, 2023

Beginning in 1938, Arbor Day has become an annual tradition of planting and beautifying campus.

WHAT:  The annual Arbor Day event hosted by Student Union & Activities provides Texas Tech University students, faculty and staff with the opportunity to build a sense of community while beautifying campus. 

WHEN:  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday (April 28)

WHERE:  Planting will take place across campus. Activities will be held at Memorial Circle.

EVENT:  The Arbor Day event will feature music, free food, free T-shirts and lawn games. 

Event schedule:

Arbor Day
  • 11 a.m. – Music, free food, free T-shirts and lawn games are available to students with their Texas Tech student ID while supplies last. Faculty and staff can purchase an Arbor Day T-shirt at Sam's Place in the Student Union Building from April 25-29 for $10.
  • 1 p.m. – Guest speakers
  • 1:30 p.m. – Planting begins

Texas Tech has set a goal for Red Raiders around the world to complete 1 million hours of volunteerism and service during the Centennial. Arbor Day participants can log their hours here.


CONTACT:  Kristin Miller
Associate Director, Student Union & Activities, Texas Tech University
(806) 742-4708