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Organization Overview

The purpose of POPS is to offer pre-optometry students the opportunity to obtain firsthand optometry experience while providing free basic optometric services to communities in Lubbock and neighboring cities. We aim to facilitate the preparation process and development of necessary skills when performing vision screenings. It shall be the purpose of this organization to educate the members about the profession of optometry and the requirements for admission to a professional program and thereby assist members in becoming successful applicants to the optometry school/college of their choice. POPS shall strive to promote fellowship, provide opportunities for leadership, and to provide community service.

Category Professional-Arts & Sciences
Keywords pre-optometry, POPS, optometry, pre-professional, Pre Optometry Professional Society
Registration Year



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Professional-Arts & Sciences

Organization Purpose:

In 25 words or less, copy or summarize the organization's purpose as stated in the organization constitution.

The purpose of POPS is to offer pre-optometry students the opportunity to obtain firsthand experience, insight, and guidance into the optometry world.

Membership Requirements:

Indicate any classification or academic requirements listed in the organization's constitution, i.e.-dues, G.P.A. etc. Membership must be open to all Texas Tech students without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. Within an organization, differing membership status may not exist based on race, religion, gender, orientation, disability, or national origin.

Anyone who is interested in Pre-Optometry

Are freshmen eligible to participate in this organization:


On-Campus Advisor Mail Stop Number

This number is indicated on their business card as a "Box" number. It can also looked up using the directory information at If you do not have an assigned SUB Mailbox, we will use this as your main contact. If you have been assigned a SUB Mailbox we still require that you provide your Advisor's Mail Stop number.


Name of On-Campus Advisor

TTU/HSC Full-Time Faculty/Staff Advisor or Sponsor

Marla Britton

On-Campus Advisor E-mail
On-Campus Advisor Phone Number



Marcela Lopez

President Email
President Phone



Bryan Williams

Treasurer Email