Adding up graduation ceremonies from Friday and Saturday, Texas Tech University will award diplomas to 2,504 students this weekend.
Teh undergraduate commencement ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the United Spirit Arena. Chancellor Kent Hance will speak at both ceremonies.
So if you notice extra traffic, or no hotel space in Lubbock, now you know it's because of Tech graduation.
McCain Speaks at Tech Commencement Friday
Former republican presidential nominee and Arizona Senator John McCain made a visit to Lubbock Friday to speak at Texas Tech's graduate school commencement ceremony. It was his first speech since conceding the election to Barack Obama.