Important Policies

Clery Act Security Report

Every year in October, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso releases the Annual Security Report in compliance with the federal law identified as the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act." 

The report contains statistics about certain specified crimes and related incidents that have been reported to the Texas Tech Police Department and other campus security authorities for the previous three calendar years. The report also contains policies and practices pertaining to campus security, crime reporting, alcohol and drugs, victims' assistance programs, student discipline policies, campus resources, community safety alerts, crime prevention, access to campus facilities and properties as well as personal safety tips.

Click here to download the 2019 annual security report.

Please also visit the Prospective Students and Residents page for additional information and resources.

To request a paper copy of this report, contact the Texas Tech Police Department by email at or by phone at 915-215-7111 during normal business hours,

8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Title IX Compliance


“Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and ensures compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations. TTUHSC El Paso provides a fair and equitable student conduct process, utilizing a thorough, neutral, and impartial investigation, from which is generated a prompt resolution."

“TTUHSC El Paso does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on or related to sex, race, national origin, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected categories, classes, or characteristics. While sexual orientation and gender identity are not explicitly protected categories under state or federal law, it is TTUHSC El Paso’s policy not to discriminate in employment, admission, or use of programs, activities, facilities, or services on these bases."

“Discriminatory behavior is prohibited by this policy, as well as by federal laws such as Title VII, which prohibits discrimination in employment, Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex  in  education  programs  or  activities,  the  Equal  Pay  Act,  the  Age  Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Title II of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, and state laws such as Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code. Discriminatory behavior is prohibited regardless of the manner in which it is exhibited, whether verbally, in writing, by actions, or electronically displayed or conveyed”.


TTUHSC El Paso Operating Policy and Procedure 51.01

TTUHSC El Paso Operating Policy and Procedure 51.02

TTUHSC El Paso Operating Policy and Procedure 51.03

Please also visit the Title IX page for additional information and resources.

Criminal Background Check

Please visit the TTUHSC El Paso Operating Policy and Procedure 10.20 along with Attachment A for details requiring a criminal background check prior to matriculation.