All graduating distance learning students are invited to attend graduation at the
TTUHSC Lubbock campus. Texas Tech University Health Sciences center holds one annual
Commencement Ceremony for all Schools in May. TTUHSC Student Services assists students
in filling out their graduation paperwork, provides them with information needed to
purchase TTUHSC rings, regalia and announcements, as well as sends out Commencement
week information to parents and families. As an added service, the TTUHSC Student
Services will work with area hotels to block off rooms to ensure that out of town
guests will have lodging. Please visit the TTUHSC Student Services web site.
The Office of TTUHSC Student Services will order student diplomas upon completion
of all degree requirements. For more information please contact us at: Student.Services@ttuhsc.edu.
Health Services For distance learning students who live close to one of the TTUHSC regional campuses,
Family & Community Medicine clinic provides health services to TTUHSC students who
are currently enrolled and have paid the Student Health Fees as part of tuition and
fees. To receive health services, you must present a Student I.D. card at the time
of the appointment. If you also have private insurance in addition to Student Health
Services, you will need to submit your receipt for the co-pay to your insurance company
for reimbursement. The Student Health Fee covers only those services provided by the
Family & Community Medicine clinic and specific laboratory and radiology service performed
at cooperating locations. All other charges incurred is your responsibility. To obtain
a Student I.D. card, contact Student Services at the Lubbock Campus at 806-743-3200.
Health Insurance - For distance learning students who do not able to go to a regional campus, health
insurance is strongly recommended for all students to cover major medical, emergency
care, specialty care, and pharmacy as these services can be expensive. Visit the TTUHSC Student Services web site for insurance information.
Program of Assistance for Students Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center provides the Program of Assistance for
Students (PAS) as a resource to promote health and wellness in your personal and academic
life. If something is bothering you, whatever the issue, call PAS to see how we can
be helpful. PAS counselors are trained in addressing all types of problems, including:
depression, family and relationship problems excessive stress and anxiety, alcohol
and drug abuse, tobacco use problems, or other problems in living. For distance learning
students who live close to one of the TTUHSC regional campuses, counseling is available
at these campuses. For those students who do not live close to a regional campus,
please contact the Counseling Center at the Lubbock Campus for a referral. 806-743-1327
or 1-800-327-0328 24 hours/7 days a week.
The nationwide shortage of healthcare professionals ensures that almost every TTUHSC
graduate in the health sciences obtains employment following graduation. Available
data from all TTUHSC schools indicate that successful graduates from TTUHSC programs
who pass relevant licensure examinations and seek employment in their field are able
to obtain jobs in their field. Job postings are available through Raider CheckUp which
is part of the services of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Alumni
As a centralized office, TTUHSC Student Services serves as a liaison and listening
ear for TTUHSC distance learning students. Please call our office at 743-3200 or e-mail
us at: firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns you might have.