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GSAC Welcomes Grad Students Back with a Week of Events

Welcome to a new academic year, Texas Tech graduate students! The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) wants to help you make a strong start with a week of events from September 2-5, 2014. All events are free, and we’ll have lots of giveaways just for graduate students! We know the first couple of weeks in […]

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New Graduate Student Orientation Scheduled for August 21st

Break-out sessions, information fairs, one-on-one meetings, and group tours let you put together the best orientation experience for you! We are having technical difficultities with our livestream of NGSO today due to intermittent Internet connectivity. We are recording everything for you to view by Monday, August 25th via http://bit.ly/1p05IKQ Welcome to graduate studies at Texas Tech […]


Register Now for Scholar’s Retreat ONLINE!

GSAC Scholar's Retreat – an intensive workshop for writers of dissertations and theses – begins on July 28th! We are now accepting registration for the Summer 2014 Scholar's Retreat, which will be held entirely online from 6-9 PM each weekday between July 28th and August 1st.. If you are writing your thesis or dissertation and […]


The Graduate Student Advisory Council is on Facebook & Twitter!

Help us reach 1000 likes on Facebook and 500 followers on Twitter this summer! The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) is an organization of graduate students dedicated to enhancing graduate student life at Texas Tech University. In addition to our monthly meeting & open forum during the regular school year, you can find us online: […]

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Graduate School Announces New Guidelines for Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards!

Faculty nominations for the 2014 Thesis and Dissertation Awards in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, and social sciences are due June 20th! FYI: The Graduate School has announced that the Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation awards will now follow the criteria of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) outstanding dissertation award. Research topics for awards will alternate […]

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Get Involved with Mentor Tech!

Graduate students wanted for 2014-15 Mentor Tech program: New Prospective Mentor Recruitment Session announced! The Lauro Cavazos & Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program (Mentor Tech) is recruiting graduate students to serve as mentors to help enhance the quality of educational experiences for undergraduate students from underrepresented groups. Interested graduate students can attend one of the Prospective […]


Register Now for GSAC’s Scholar’s Retreat

The Spring 2014 Scholar's Retreat – an intensive workshop for writers of dissertations and theses – begins on April 14th! We are now accepting registration for the Spring 2014 Scholar's Retreat, which will be held the week of April 14th. If you are writing your thesis or dissertation and plan to defend in summer or […]


GSAC Joins Grads Have Debt 2 National Call-Congress Event on April 9th

Graduate & professional students will express their concerns about shouldering a disproportionate amount of student loan debt with Grads Have Debt 2 National Call-In Day! Did you know the average cumulative debt for a master's degree is $57,000, a doctoral degree is $75,000, and a professional degree is $146,000? And that graduate & professional students […]


Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2014 at Texas Tech!

Come celebrate graduate student life at Texas Tech with the Graduate School and GSAC! Next week is National Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week! To show how much we appreciate the graduate students who study, research, and teach at Texas Tech University, we've planned a week of socials, coffee, workshops, food, receptions, freebies, awards, and parties. THE […]

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April Meeting & Open Forum of the Graduate Student Advisory Council

New Vice-Provost of Graduate Affairs and Graduate Dean, Dr. Mark Sheridan, Scheduled to Speak at April 4th GSAC Meeting & Open Forum! The April GSAC Meeting & Open Forum will be held from 6-8 PM in the newly opened Graduate Center, which is in the west wing of the Administration Building. Special guest, Dr. Mark […]

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Grand Opening of the Graduate Center

Texas Tech University Graduate Students and their Supporters are Warmly Invited to Today's Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony! LUBBOCK- At 4:00 pm, on Tuesday, April 1st, Texas Tech University's graduate students, faculty, and staff will celebrate the grand opening of the Graduate Center – a 2000+ square foot facility dedicated to exclusive use by graduate students and post-doctoral […]

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A New Space just for Graduate Students on Texas Tech Campus!

Phase I of the Graduate Center officially opens to graduate students with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 1st! At 4 PM on Tuesday, April 1st, the new Graduate Center will open in the Administration Building with a ribbon-cutting, VIP speeches, and reception. All graduate students and supporters are warmly invited to attend the event. Honored […]


GSAC to Present IRB Workshop on March 26th!

Want to get your research going, but feel stuck in the approval process? Don't miss this encore workshop on the IRB Process on March 26th, 12-1 PM in Room 151 AVI Lab of the TLPDC, which is in the Library. This important information for your research at Texas Tech includes a free lunch! Register now […]