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General Information
Broadway and University Avenue
Lubbock , Texas 79409-5005

Disability Resource Office

Student Disability Services
335 West Hall, MS 45007
Lubbock, 79409
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About Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University, located in the vibrant city of Lubbock, Texas, is a public institution offering a wide range of academic programs and opportunities for its students. With a rich history and a commitment to excellence, Texas Tech University has become a leading institution in the state and beyond.

Founded in 1923, Texas Tech University has grown into a large, comprehensive university with over 40,000 students. The university offers more than 150 undergraduate degree programs, 100 master’s programs, and 50 doctoral programs, ensuring that students have a wide array of academic disciplines to choose from. From the arts and sciences to engineering and business, Texas Tech University provides a rigorous and well-rounded education to its students.

One notable aspect of Texas Tech University is its commitment to accessibility. With an accessibility score of 4, the university prides itself on providing equal opportunities for all students, regardless of their background or circumstances. This commitment is reflected in the university’s diverse student body and its support services, such as academic tutoring, counseling, and disability accommodations. Texas Tech University truly values inclusivity and ensures that every student has the chance to thrive academically and personally.

Located in Lubbock, Texas Tech University benefits from a unique and vibrant surrounding area. Lubbock is a thriving city with a rich cultural heritage and a strong sense of community. Known as the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll legend Buddy Holly, Lubbock celebrates its musical heritage with various music festivals and events throughout the year. The city also offers a lively arts scene, with numerous galleries, theaters, and museums showcasing local and national talent.

In addition to its cultural offerings, Lubbock is known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. The city’s friendly residents, affordable cost of living, and ample opportunities for outdoor activities make it an ideal place for students to live and learn. Whether it’s exploring the stunning West Texas landscapes, attending a local sports event, or indulging in the city’s diverse culinary scene, students at Texas Tech University have plenty of opportunities to engage with their community and create lasting memories.

Texas Tech University also takes great pride in its athletic programs. The university competes in the NCAA Division I, fielding competitive teams in various sports, including football, basketball, and baseball. The Red Raiders, as they are known, have achieved notable success in their athletic pursuits and have a loyal and passionate fan base. Sporting events at Texas Tech University are not only exhilarating but also serve as a way for the community to come together and support their teams.

Overall, Texas Tech University offers students a well-rounded education, a commitment to accessibility, a vibrant surrounding area, and a strong sense of community. With its academic programs, support services, and extracurricular opportunities, the university empowers students to explore their passions, gain knowledge, and develop into well-rounded individuals. Whether it’s through academics, athletics, or community involvement, the Texas Tech University experience is sure to leave a lasting impact on every student who walks through its doors.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations