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Xtender maintenance scheduled for Tuesday, 5/26 from 6-7PM CDT
On Tuesday, May 26, beginning at 6PM CDT, TOSM Staff will be installing a minor software patch to the Production Xtender system. Downtime is not expected to exceed one hour. Xtender will be unavailable until the maintenance is complete.

Originator: Dustin Jordan            Posted On :   5/22/2020
IT Announcements * Banner News and Tips for Employees 

Blackboard Learn Services Semi-Annual Upgrade Friday, May 29, 2020,11:30PM(CST)
TTU Blackboard Learn Services will be unavailable beginning May 29, 2020 at 11:30 PM (CST) through Saturday, May 30 at 11:30 PM (CST)

Originator: Eloy Guerra            Posted On :   5/22/2020
IT Announcements 

Online Summer Business Certificate
Want to add business to your program of study? The Rawls Summer Business Institute is a 12 hour certificate program designed to be completed online in one summer. Apply now!

Originator: Madison Proctor            Posted On :   5/25/2020

Research Participants Needed
We are looking for Queer Latinx Men to participate in a study on their experiences on a college campus.

Originator: Andrew Herridge            Posted On :   5/26/2020

Need ONE credit hour? Register NOW for PFI 4101
DO NOT graduate from Texas Tech without taking PFI 4101! Are you looking for a one hour course designed to teach you about job searching, employee benefits, taxes, investing options, and insurance? Well, we have the course for you!

Originator: Jennifer Wilson            Posted On :   5/25/2020

Are you interested in your Life, Love, and Money?
Yes! PFI 1305 - Life, Love, and Money focuses on YOUR 3 most important decisions! Come and learn how you can invest in your life, love, and money for the greatest returns!

Originator: Jennifer Wilson            Posted On :   5/26/2020

Institute for the Study of Western Civilization
The Texas Tech Institute for the Study of Western Civilization is now virtual

Originator: Rachel Anthony            Posted On :   5/26/2020

Scholarship Reading Program on the Topic of Exploring Inequality - Fall 2020
Undergraduate students from any field of study are invited to apply for the McLane Teammates Reading Program, an extracurricular, non-credit, weekly reading group. Participants that successfully complete the program receive a $1000 scholarship.

Originator: Amanda Smith            Posted On :   5/26/2020

Free Academic Tutoring from The STEM & Leaf Corps
The STEM & Leaf Corps Student Organization has compiled a list of tutors willing to help YOU with many different subjects! Find The List here:

Originator: Catherine Limboy            Posted On :   5/25/2020
Student Organization 

Learn about RNA-seq online this Summer I in BTEC 5001!
Sign up now for Transcriptomics: Principles and Applications, a new “virtual hands-on” course that will introduce you to the techniques of transcriptomic profiling and analysis.

Originator: Shannon Sears            Posted On :   5/26/2020

Rec Sports Work Anniversary!
Zach Jones is celebrating his 1 Year Anniversary with Rec Sports today!

Originator: Jared McCauley            Posted On :   5/22/2020
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 

Online Summer Intensive French for Graduate Research
Two online summer course offerings: FREN 5341 (SU I) and 5342 (SU II) French readings with related grammar to build research skills in French at the graduate level.

Originator: Carla Burrus            Posted On :   5/26/2020

Apply for Graduate Writing Groups - Deadline May 25th!
Graduate Writing Groups support graduate students through long-term research projects. Weekly meetings provide dedicated writing time, accountability advice, and reflection activities. Apply at

Originator: Luke Iantorno            Posted On :   5/22/2020

New: Add a Business Minor to your Master’s Program!
Rawls is now offering a Business Minor for TTU graduate students pursuing a Master’s degree.

Originator: Melissa Martin            Posted On :   5/22/2020

TTU K-12 Can Be Your K-12 Summer School Option!
Because of disruptions due to COVID-19, K-12 students may have different needs as summer approaches. TTU K-12 can be your summer school solution to make up credits or get ahead. Students can also test out with fully online CBEs.

Originator: Leslie Cranford            Posted On :   5/26/2020
Academic * Departmental 

Learn a new language online this summer!
Texas Tech students can take Chinese Language Courses 100% online during both summer sessions. No previous Chinese language knowledge required for CHIN 1501 Beginning Chinese!

Originator: Jessica Thomas            Posted On :   5/25/2020

See School of Art exhibitions virtually!
To continue to promote the exhibitions, and to allow students and community to engage with the artworks on display, we have added video walk-throughs for two our current exhibitions.

Originator: Scotty Hensler            Posted On :   5/22/2020
Arts & Entertainment 

Graduate Students…concerned about money?
Tight budget? Students’ loans to piling up? Wondering about employee benefits, buying a car, or a house? Thinking about investing in your future? Enroll in PFP 5322.

Originator: Cynthia Cantu            Posted On :   5/25/2020

Temporary Water Fountain Shut Down
To help keep everyone safe as the campus reopens, water fountains and bottle refill stations will be temporarily shut off due to COVID-19 concerns.  This will be effective immediately.

Originator: Mara Zell            Posted On :   5/22/2020

We can help you achieve the LPC/Humanities CORE Credit
Check out WGS 2300, Intro to Women's Studies, online or face-to-face.

Originator: Tricia Earl            Posted On :   5/26/2020

The iGEM Raiders Team Need Your Help!
Click and vote to help the iGEM Raiders win $3,000 for their research! If prompted to create an account, do so, then return to the link.

Originator: Manini Penikalapati            Posted On :   5/26/2020
Student Organization 

Graduate students, want to learn more about the education system?
Take Soc 5312: Sociology of Education with Dr. Patricia Maloney. Topics to be covered include inequality, morality in schools, racial segregation, charter schools, standardized testing, and more!

Originator: Patricia Maloney            Posted On :   5/24/2020