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Mission

The mission of the Office of Academic Affairs is to provide leadership and service to students and faculty in their roles as members of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s community.

The Associate Provost of Academic Affairs supervises the activities of the Registrar, TTUHSC Libraries, Interprofessional Education, the Writing Center, Institutional Health, and Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation. The office promotes and ensures academic quality at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and encourages the efficient use of resources to achieve that end. It does so by developing and administering programs, policies and procedures relative to academic affairs that advance the academic missions of the institution. 

Support Services

Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation promotes institutional effectiveness through ongoing, systematic planning and assessment efforts in order to support faculty and staff in achieving the institutional mission and maintain continued reaffirmation by the Southern Associate of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar also supports and strives to meet the needs of prospective students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni by providing academic information regarding the various schools and disciplines of the HSC. 

Office of Institutional Health

The Office of Institutional Health provides students and faculty preventive solutions to transmissible disease known to be of risk in health care.  Limiting the risk of health care exposures through the use of immunizations, the annual Flu vaccine, and proactive exposure management, the Office of Institutional Health works with all campuses to meet requirements and needs for TTUHSC students, employees, and volunteers.

Office of Interprofessional Education

The Office of Interprofessional Education provides collaborative team-based approach to health care to provide high quality patient care through teamwork, simulation, problem-based learning, and combined team training. 

TTUHSC Library

The central administration of the libraries is located in the Preston Smith Library of the Health Sciences in Lubbock. Public services and library collections, however, are dispersed among the four Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo and Odessa.

TTUHSC Writing Center

The TTUHSC Online Writing Center offers online tutoring and provides writing resources for all TTUHSC students.  Periodic writing workshops are open to students, staff, and faculty from all campuses.