Online Orientation

Please read the information on this page and use the links below to navigate through the orientation process. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the services our school offers. Please be sure to review your program specific information for additional orientation requirements.


It is critical to activate your eRaider account as soon as possible. This account gives you access to your TTUHSC El Paso email and many of our online resources. If you have been a Texas Tech student within the past six months then your eRaider account should still be active. Upon acceptance to the program, you should have received an email with your eRaider activation code.

If you need help activating the account, contact the TTUHSC El Paso IT Help Desk at 915-215-4111 or

Help Desk Hours of Operation:
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday

You must have your eRaider activated to access your email account. All program-related information will be sent to TTUHSC El Paso email. Personal email addresses will not be utilized for program correspondence. 

If you need help activating your email account, contact the TTUHSC El Paso IT Help Desk 915-215-4111.

If you need IT Help, contact the TTUHSC El Paso IT Help Desk at:

Help Desk Hours of Operation:
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Friday

If you need help after the IT Help Desk normal hours of operation, please:

  1. Contact your course faculty member and report the problem.
  2. The Faculty member will alert the director of distance education to troubleshoot andcorrect the access or other issue(s) if possible.
  3. Should the director of distance education be unable to resolve your issue(s) within areasonable amount of time, they will contact the campus IT Help Desk on the nextbusiness day and notify the faculty member.
  4. The faculty member will contact the student. It is at the faculty member’s discretionto allow more time for an assignment due to IT issues.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

In accordance with HSCEP OP 10.20, all students are required to complete and clear a criminal background check (CBC) prior to enrollment in the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON). Students are responsible for their own CBC and any associated fees.

Undergraduate students can complete and clear the CBC  through the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON). Instructions are supplied to all incoming undergraduate students at orientation.

Distance education R.N. to B.S.N. and graduate students must have a current, unencumbered state nursing license and have cleared the CBC process through the TBON or an appropriate out-of-state licensing authority.

In accordance with HSCEP 10.20, additional background checks are required after a break in enrollment.

If an applicant believes the record contains errors and notifies the school in writing of his/her intent to challenge the report, matriculation is placed on hold pending the outcome of the challenge. Should the applicant fail to notify the school of his/her intent to challenge the record, or if it is determined that the record is accurate, the admission offer will be withdrawn.

Other information regarding CBC may be found in the student catalog.

TTUHSC El Paso requires that all immunizations be verified by a health care practitioner prior to matriculation. Please submit your immunization form, including all supporting documents, to the Office of Occupational Health as soon as possible. All immunization requirements must be met prior to first day of class. Download the immunization form provided and use it as a guide for what is required. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Ramirez at 915-215-4429 or email her at Please include in your name, contact number, and program/track. Click the link below for more information.

If applicable, your admission is contingent upon the department's receipt of official transcript(s) verifying in progress coursework and/or an earned bachelor's degree. All official transcripts must be received no later than the first day of class. Please read below for information on submitting your final transcripts.

If you have questions, feel free to contact the Office of Student Affairs at 915-215-6124.

Mail Transcripts to:

Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing
210 North Concepcion
El Paso, Texas 79905

Hand Deliver Transcripts to:

Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing
Office of Student Affairs, Rm 103
210 North Concepcion
El Paso, Texas 79905

Students must park in the designated TTUHSC El Paso student parking area at all times. You can register your vehicle(s) by clicking on the link below

Instruction to register vehicle(s):
Create Account

  • Complete form
    • Login with your eRaider information
    • Select Purchase a new permit

You must purchase your permit before the day of student orientation. Parking permits will be available for pick-up on the day of orientation. The parking sticker must be on your windshield on the first day of class.

Do not park in Visitor Parking spaces or you will be ticketed.

Distance education students (R.N. to B.S.N. and graduate) are NOT required to purchase a parking permit.

Please click on the TTUHSC El Paso Library link below, scroll down to the bottom right side of the page, and click on the Library Cards icon. You will be asked to sign-in with your eRaider username and password. You will then be directed to a registration page; please complete the registration process. The TTUHSC El Paso Library will process your registration and send you an email containing a printable library bar code.

TTUHSC El Paso complies with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and state and local requirements regarding students with disabilities. Under these laws, no otherwise qualified and competitive individual with a disability shall be denied access to or participation in services, programs, and activities of TTUHSC El Paso solely on the basis of the disability.

To obtain disability services, you must complete and return an Application of Accommodations form to the TTUHSC El Paso Office of Student Services. The deadline for services is normally 30 days prior to the beginning of the initial semester of enrollment to allow time to provide adequate coordination of services.

The Office of Student Services is a centralized information office that provides an array of student support services. This office collaborates with the Office of Student Affairs to offer the best assistance for aid in the success of TTUHSC El Paso students.

Please use the link below to browse the student services webpage and learn about the services available to you as a TTUHSC El Paso student.

Below are direct links to information for some of the more frequently requested services from student services:

Student Business Services is responsible for the billing and collection of student tuition and fees, exemptions and waivers, third party contracts, processing student refunds, and the collection of federal and institutional loan programs.

Review important dates on the academic calendar by clicking the link below:

Information regarding obtaining a TTUHSC El Paso Student ID can be found at the link below.

TTUHSC El Paso Student ID
  1. Complete the following: 
  2. Mail original forms to:
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
    Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing
    210 North Concepcion
    El Paso, Texas  79905

  3. Submit a photo per the guidelines:
    1. Follow the instructions for submission.
    2. Students will receive an email if photo is not within specified guidelines.

  4. Once the Office of Student Affairs receives a completed notarized ID verification form, a completed Identification/Security Access form, AND an acceptable electronic photo, you will receive your student ID badge via certified mail to the address provided on the Identification/Security Access form.

Lost, stolen or damaged IDs are subject to an ID replacement fee. To replace an ID, please complete a new ID verification form for each occurrence.

If you have any questions or need further assistance and/or clarification, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 915-215-6124 or


More Information

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing
210 N. Concepcion
El Paso, TX  79905

Phone:  915-215-6124
Fax:  915-215-8993