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Keri Shiplet
Nov 6, 2017

Student Involvement Weekly: Knowledge is Power

Nov 6, 2017 by Keri Shiplet

The following newsletter is sent out every week if there is information happening on campus or in the community
that students, student organizations, faculty, and staff can benefit from. 

Student Involvement Weekly

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

General Announcements for Students,
Faculty, & Staff


One Love Week: A Movement Against Domestic Violence

Do you need a ride home for Thanksgiving or Winter Break?

Texas Tech Parent and Family Relations and BreakShuttle are excited to announce bus trips to assist Texas Tech students in travelling home for Thanksgiving and Winter Semester Break. BreakShuttle makes it easy for you to save time and money and avoid the hassle of getting home by providing direct, safe and affordable transportation to and from Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and El Paso (Thanksgiving only) during academic breaks.

Thanksgiving and Winter Semester Break bus trip seats are on sale now! Purchase your seats HEREGet your tickets NOW, prices will increase on Wednesday, November 8.
Thanksgiving Bus Trip Information: Departure: Wednesday, Nov 22nd Return: Sunday, Nov 26th
More information available HERE

Raider Welcome is a week series of FUN and FREE events designed to welcome new and returning students to the Texas Tech campus. Raider Welcome occurs the week before classes start (after Residence Hall move-in) and throughout the first week of classes.

While Raider Welcome is coordinated by Transition & Engagement and University Student Housing, the week would not be successful without the support of campus departments and members of the Texas Tech and Lubbock communities. If your group would like to host an event during Raider Welcome, please complete this online Event Submission Form. Submissions are due Dec. 6th, 2017 at 5:00PM.
Website for more information:

On-Campus Events & Opportunities
for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Texas Tech Men's Basketball vs. South Alabama

Support the Red Raider basketball team as they take on South Alabana. Head to the United Supermarkets Arena and enjoy refreshments from the concession stand and the electric atmosphere that the arena offers. 
November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball vs. Texas State

It’s game day in Raiderland! Come see Texas Tech Women’s Basketball take on the Texas State. Head to the United Supermarkets Arena and enjoy refreshments from the concession stand and the electric atmosphere that the arena offers. 
November 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

The Office of LGBTQIA, Texas Tech Residence Halls Association, and Tech GSA present Trans Remembrance Week, November 13-20, featuring guest speaker Ryan Sallans, Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 PM and Thursday, November 16 at 9:00 AM. Other events include a lecture and book signing by Dr. Emily Skidmore, author of True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the 20th Century. The week will close with a vigil and clebration of life Thursday, November 16 at 8:00 PM. For more details on the week's events, visit:

Off-Campus Events & Opportunities
for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Veteran's Day Parade

Join the 2nd Annual Lubbock Veteran’s Day Parade to be held in Lubbock, Texas. The Veteran’s Day Parade is an event, designed to pay tribute to veteran’s and all that have served in Lubbock. Veteran's Day is November 11 in all states and is usually observed as a state holiday and a federal holiday. This event is for veterans and families of Lubbock, to bring the community and region together. The parade will occur on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The 2017 theme is: “Land of the Free, because of the Brave" Participants are encouraged to pay tribute to veterans and all who have served the community.

Route: The parade will start at the East parking lot of First Baptist Church at Broadway, heading East down Broadway, and then North on Avenue N to 10th Street, and then turn on Avenue M to end at the Civic Center Parking lot.

Important Events & Opportunities 
for Student Org Leaders & Advisors

Officer Transition Workshop

Did your organization hold elections and there was not transition from the old officers to the new officers? Were you elected and was not given any resources about what you needed to do for the university? If your organization has experienced a bad transition between officers you should attend this workshop to learn how to set your organization up for success when it is your time to step down as an officer.

Tuesday, November 7th @ 4:00 PM SUB Lubbock room

Student Org Risk Management Training

All student organizations are required to attend a Risk Management Training each year. If your organization did not attend the Student Org Academy in the spring or attend one of the trainings this past April you need to attend one of the trainings this fall to avoid being disabled. Check the LIST to see if your organization has completed the training and required assessment. If you are sure that your organization attended a training in the spring then the attendee has not completed the assessment. Follow these INSTRUCTIONS to see how to find and complete the assessment. The date listed on the instructions is for the Student Org Academy so if you attended
one of the later dates in April find that date instead.

Fall Training Dates
Tuesday, November 14 - 12:30-2:00 PM SUB Matador Room REGISTER

Advisor EDU

The Advisor EDU Workshops are brief, one-hour trainings that cover a specific topic as it relates to your role as a student org advisor. Advisors can also utilize this time to ask questions of other Faculty/Staff members and Advisors in regards to a variety of topics.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM RSVP HERE

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