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Student Services Fee at TTUHSC

Student Services Fees provide funds that cover the costs of various activities, functions, programs, and services, are separate and apart from the regularly scheduled academic functions of the university, and directly involve or benefit students. At TTUHSC, Student Services Fee cover costs related to the programs and services listed below. Additional regional campus gym memberships and some regional student event expenses may also be covered by this fee. The entire budget may be viewed in the right navigation menu. 

Student Counseling

The Program of Assistance for Students (PAS) promotes health and wellness in students’ personal and academic lives. PAS provides up to eight free counseling sessions per student per year (Sept. 1 - Aug. 31). TAO, an interactive, web-based program that provides guided activities to help overcome anxiety, depression and other common concerns, is also available to all TTUHSC students.

Telehealth counseling is available to active TTUHSC students located outside of the Lubbock area.

Institutional Excellence & Culture

The Division of Institutional Excellence and Culture supports the achievement of our learners and team members while pioneering transformative thinking and initiatives to further the mission, vision, and strategic plan for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. By closely aligning culture and strategy, who we are comes to life in what we do to transform health care through innovation and collaboration.

TTUHSC Student Affairs

TTUHSC Student Affairs supports the needs of all students from all programs and schools, with services such as:

Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services provides services for students with disabilities and encourages accessibility within the learning experience by educating the campus community on related issues. 

Student Government Association (SGA)
The TTUHSC Student Government Association is the institutional recognized governing body for students at the Health Sciences Center. It consists of representatives from each of the TTUHSC’s six schools, Biomedical Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health and Population. These representatives assist in the promotion, coordination and direction of student affairs and activities affecting the Health Sciences Center student body as an entity as well as encourage communication among the individual schools that compose the Health Sciences Center.

Student Legal Services
Through a partnership with Texas Tech University, TTUHSC students can access limited legal services through Student Legal Services. Services include legal advice, counsel and limited representation for currently enrolled students at TTU. Our licensed attorneys can advise and/or represent students in variety of legal areas including, but not limited to: landlord/tenant disputes, expunctions, misdemeanors, name changes, essential needs licenses, and small claims consumer disputes.

Student Life
Student Life supports and provides inclusive programs, services, and environments that foster engagement and connection to the TTUHSC community. These include Student Organization training, support, and funding; and events such as Red Raider Days, Constitution Day, Finals Fuels, Social Events, and Ring Ceremonies.

Student Services Fee Budget 

A student fee advisory committee is established at each institution of higher education to advise the governing board and administration of the institution on the type, amount, and expenditure of compulsory fees for student affairs under Section 54.503 (Student Services Fees) of this code.

Each committee is composed of the following nine members: five student members who are enrolled for not less than six semester credit hours at the institution and who are representative of all students enrolled at the institution, and four members who are representative of the entire institution, appointed by the President of the institution.