TTUHSC Happenings

July Calendar

July 5 - 29

Texas Tech Physicians Christmas in July Food Drive

This food drive will benefit the South Plains Food Bank in hopes of bringing much needed food items to those in need during the summer months.

For more information, email


July 20

The Free Clinic Immunization Day

3 to 5:30 p.m.

Lubbock Impact, 2702 34th St.

In partnership with the City of Lubbock Health Department, immunizations will include:

  • Pneumonia
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella)
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough)
  • Gardasil
  • Meningitis
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Zostavax (shingles) 

Must be uninsured and ages 19 to 64. For more information, call (806) 799-4320.


July 27- 29

Class of 2020School of Medicine Orientation

ACB first floor

For more information, email 


July 27

School of Medicine Student Organization Fair

1 to 4 p.m.

Helen Devitt Jones Sculpture Court, 3301 4th St.

For more information, email 


July 29

Texas Tech Physicians Christmas in July Luau

Texas Tech Physicians employees will gather to have summer fun to raise more money for the food bank.

For more information, email or click here

2:30 to 4:40 p.m.

ACB Courtyard


July 29

The School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

3 p.m.

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane


August 1

Campus Carry in Effect

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