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Are you a supervisor of a new employee? This onboarding guide is for YOU!
Many people think the onboarding process lasts one month to 90 days; however, onboarding is a journey with many steps taken by the new employee in the first year to become fully integrated into their job and the department.

Originator: Kailey Kilcrease            Posted On :   6/6/2024
Departmental * Human Resources Training 

Contract Training
Any TTU faculty, staff, or student who has access to shop or approve transactions in TechBuy, or who has a pcard or is authorized to purchase on a departmental pcard shall complete this training to comply with State of Texas law.

Originator: Chris Gerik            Posted On :   6/5/2024
Academic * Departmental 

Host an Event for Family Weekend!
Submit your event to be included on the Family Weekend 2024 calendar. Final submission deadline is September 1, 2024.

Originator: Morgan Brannon            Posted On :   6/6/2024
Arts & Entertainment * Athletics * Departmental 

Now Accepting 2024 Distinguished Staff Award Nominations
We encourage you to nominate outstanding staff members who have demonstrated excellence, leadership, and exemplary service for a Distinguished Staff Award.

Originator: Kailey Kilcrease            Posted On :   6/6/2024
Departmental * Human Resources Training 

Applications open for STEM Research Assistance Program
The purpose of the Research Assistance Program is to help faculty increase research productivity and external proposal submissions. Additional information and the application can be found at

Originator: Karen Michael            Posted On :   6/5/2024
Research * Departmental 

Graduate writers in STEM: The Graduate Writing Center is hiring for Fall!
The GWC is hiring writing consultants for Fall 2024. The position typically includes 6-10 hours per week in 1:1 consultations with other graduate students and post-docs on their written communication projects. Apply by 7/1

Originator: Rebecca Bruning            Posted On :   6/6/2024
Academic * Departmental 

TTU Surplus Warehouse will be temporarily suspending pick-ups (July 1 -31)
TTU Surplus Warehouse will be temporarily suspending pick-ups from July 1st through July 31st. This suspension is in support of our end-of-year property inventory certifications. (Transfers to Surplus will not be accepted after June 30th)

Originator: Wendy Vander Haeghen            Posted On :   6/5/2024

Calling for Proposals/Presentations for our HSI Summit!!
If you are interested in presenting some of your work related to your HSI designation, or even progress/best practices with your Title V/HSI grant(s), we strongly recommend you fill out our call for proposals form below.

Originator: Sasha Gonzalez            Posted On :   6/5/2024
Lectures & Seminars * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 

Summer Book Club with Human Resources
Join us for our Summer book club covering the book, Glad We Met - The Art and Science of 1:1 Meetings by Steven Rogelberg.

Originator: Kailey Kilcrease            Posted On :   6/6/2024
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization * Human Resources Training 

Come Bug Me! at the Museum of Texas Tech University
The Museum of Texas Tech University is hosting the first “Come Bug Me!” event on National June Bug Day and will be showing an array of beetles from the museum’s Invertebrate Zoology Collection.

Originator: Laura Ray            Posted On :   6/5/2024
Arts & Entertainment * Departmental 

PAID RESEARCH - $40 -Never-Married Fathers Needed for Research
We are seeking never-married fathers to participate in our research project. Participation would include a survey and an in-person or online interview. Participants will receive a $40 VISA e-gift card as compensation.

Originator: Emma Willis            Posted On :   6/6/2024
Research * Academic * Departmental 

Make a splash at Sam's Place Poolside!
Sam’s Place Poolside is the coolest place on campus! They’re serving up fresh and delicious grab-n-go options right at the REC Center leisure pool. Stop by to enjoy sandwiches, wraps, salads, cold drinks, and much more all by the lazy river!

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   6/5/2024

Writing Consultations available for graduate students and post-docs!
The Graduate Writing Center is open! Graduate students and post-docs from all disciplines are invited to schedule a consultation to discuss their writing projects. We offer in-person, synchronous online, and written feedback. Click for more info!

Originator: Rebecca Bruning            Posted On :   6/5/2024
Research * Academic * Departmental 

Updates Made to TechAlert Contact Entry Form
The form created to manage your TechAlert notifications has been updated to enhance user experience.

Originator: Bree Walker            Posted On :   6/6/2024
IT Announcements * Departmental