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Gary Mccrory
May 12, 2017

Student Orgs Weekly: The Finals Edition

May 12, 2017 by Gary Mccrory

10 Tips for Surviving Finals:

1. Quiz yourself 2. Study for the style of exam 3. Make it fun 4. Take breaks

5. Study in a distraction-reduced environment 6. Create your own study guide 

7. Get some sleep 8. Eat well 9. Use campus resources

10. Silence your social media accounts!

The following newsletter is sent out every week if there is information happening on campus or in the community that student organizations can benefit from. Although the announcement is sent out by the Center for Campus Life the contact for the various activities may not be in the Center for Campus Life, and will be listed in the each brief paragraph, in most cases the Center for Campus Life will not have any more information than is listed in this general email, and will direct you to the contact listed.

Student Organizations Weekly

Center for Campus Life | |  (806) 742-5433

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Registration is now open for the 2017 - 2018 year. Renew your organization before the summer break and avoid the hassle of waiting to get approved this fall.

If your organization is interested in participating during the 2017 Red Raider Orientation (RRO) Student Organization Fairs make sure you sign up ASAP. Spaces are limited.

 Registration is NOW OPEN.


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General Announcements for Students,
Faculty, & Staff

The Involvement Ambassadors are a Student Organization created to engage students in involvement opportunities. The purpose of the organization is to connect student leaders, provide resources to existing and potential student organizations, and connect new and current students to existing student organizations. Being a part of the Involvement Ambassadors is a rewarding commitment, but a commitment nonetheless.  Ambassadors are expected to handle themselves professionally while representing Texas Tech.      APPLY HERE

Looking for a Summer Job?

Student Involvement is looking to hire a Student Assistant to help with special events and projects over the summer. The desired start date is June 1, 2017  and will continue to the end of Welcome Week on September 2, 2017. Please fill out the application and turn it into the Center for Campus Life on the second floor of the SUB above the Bookstore.

If you have any questions please email

Study @ the SUB
May 10-15, SUB open until midnight!

Free Scantrons & Blue Books Each night at the Information Desk after 5pm

Free Coffee Each Night except Saturday 9pm to Midnight

Red's Donut Shoppe | 8pm to Midnight Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday

All available rooms will be open for individual or group study; first come, first served.

Resources & Opportunities for Registered
Student Organizations

Market Your Student Org's Events using SUB Table Tents!

Table Tents can be utilized by registered Student Orgs for event advertising at no cost to the organization.  If you have an event you would like to promote please go to the following link to get more information:

On-Campus Opportunities for Students,
Faculty, and Staff

Need an easy way to connect with new members for your organization?
Host an event during Raider Welcome 2017!

Raider Welcome 2017 will take place August 20 - September 2, 2017 and is a great way to connect your organization to new students! And we will advertise the event for you! Last year, we had over 20,000 students attend Raider Welcome events in the fall. This is a great opportunity to highlight your organization and recruit new members! Don’t miss out! 
Event submission forms are due May 15!

Looking for a Presentation or Speaker for your Organization?

Red to Black: Peer Financial Coaching

Topics Include: Creating Spending plans, Establishing and building credit, Maximizing financial aid, or Examining after college expenses

The most popular presentation is Money Habitudes, which explores habits and attitudes surrounding money through an interactive card game. To request a Peer Financial Coach to come to your student organization meeting, simply fill out our presentation form>> 

For questions, please email us at or call 806-742-9781

Risk Intervention & Safety Education (RISE) Office

Topics Include:
  • Alcohol/Drug Education, Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Mental Health, or Bystander Intervention

More information on the RISE Website>>

'Step-Up' Peer By-Stander Presentation

Step Up is a peer to peer bystander intervention program designed to teach students when and how to intervene regarding sexual violence, bullying, hazing, and other problematic behaviors typically found in the college campus environment. 

If you or your organization are interested in this program you can request a presentation by clicking here. A program request can also be requested by filling out this form on OrgSync.

For questions, please contact Chris Medley at

Off-Campus Opportunities for Students,
Faculty, and Staff

The Fourth on Broadway committee is looking for individuals or groups of people to help on the days of the events (July 2-4). Our four day event consists of La Raza on the Plaza Street Dance, Texas Country Freedom Fest, a Fun Run 5K, large parade, kids area, multiple daytime music stages, local art, an evening concert, fireworks show, and much more! Apply Here to Volunteer

Volunteering for the Fourth on Broadway has many perks including:

  • Free catered dinner one week after the event
  • Free T-shirt and other goodies
  • Free meals the days of the events
  • Recognition for your group or organization
  • Hands on experience with one of the largest events in Texas!

Discounted Movie Tickets!

Stars and Stripes Drive-In is offering discounted rates at the Drive-In to all groups at Texas Tech. There regular ticket prices are $8 a screen for 2 features, but for groups (20-100 people) can offer tickets at a discounted price of $6 a ticket. To set up a group rate event please contact them at (806)-744-7827. 

Important Information for Student Org Advisors

Center for Campus Life | |  (806) 742-5433