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Attention Students: Protect Your Personal Information

While Texas Tech University needs your personal information for emergencies and official purposes, such as financial aid and registration, you have the right to protect your information from other unofficial uses. Federal regulation (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) allows you to elect to keep your private information confidential. Texas Tech University does not sell or give your contact information to anyone or any organization, but as a public institution, we must comply with the Open Records Act if an individual or organization asks for student contact information.

If you wish to prevent your contact information from being released to Open Records requests, please visit the Raiderlink portal (, and click “My Personal Information” located in the upper right side of the top black banner (header). Once in your personal information screen: 

  • Click on the “Directory Profile” link; and 
  • Confirm that the “Display in Directory” box is unchecked.

Your contact information, also called directory information, includes the following information, as designated by Texas Tech University: 

  • Student Name
  • Major Field of Study
  • Classification
  • Degrees, awards and honors received
  • Specific Enrollment Status 
    • Full-time, Part-time, Half-time 
    • Undergraduate, Graduate, Law
  • Local & Permanent Addresses
  • Place of birth
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Dates of attendance
  • Previous Institution Attended
  • Height/Weight (If a member of an athletic team)

For any questions or assistance in updating this information, please contact IT Help Central at (806) 742-4357 (HELP) or via e-mail at Go Tech!


Thank you.

Sam Segran, Chief Information Officer
TTU Information Technology Division


IT Help Central