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TTU-CR Faculty Corner

Faculty in and teaching for the TTU-Costa Rica campus can access information related to library access, Blackboard basics, Raider Success Hub, Classroom Technology, Textbook adoption, and more.

Welcome to Texas Tech University - Costa Rica! 

You have a team of faculty, staff and administrators to aid in your teaching needs. The list below showcases your primary points of contact for essential services supporting you and your students.

The remaining sections of this guide highlight programs, services, and technology specific to our campus.

TTU-CR Staff

Jeff Belnap, Dean & Faculty Supervisor
  • Course or program assessment requirements
  • Performance evaluations
  • Course loads and assignments
Karl Bandilla, Academics Associate Director
  • New faculty onboarding, including Raider Success Hub, Blackboard and general policy questions 
  • Student Success
Sergio Villalobos, Ingrid Mora, HR
  • Contracts
  • Payroll
Gloriana Salazar, Advising
  • Academic advising for Business, RHIM, and Retail Management majors
Nelson Brenes, Facilities
  • Building and office access
  • Parking information and passes
Isabel Urroz, Faculty and Dean´s Assistant
  • General administrative assistance
  • Onboarding and credentialing
  • Textbooks and other course or instructional material requests
Juan Pablo Blanco, Sebastian Marquez, Jonathan Mora, Information Technology
  • Classroom technology
  • Network access
  • Software licenses (Zoom, etc.)
Luciana Mendiola, Library & Tutoring Center; STEM Advising
  • Academic advising for STEM majors
  • Tutoring needs and schedule
  • Library access and information literacy workshops
  • Raider Ready program
Adriana Loria, Campus Registrar
  • Registration
  • Class scheduling
Maria Fernanda Cardona, First Year Experience and Success Advisor
  • Academic advising & registration for first year students
  • Placement exams
  • TSI testing
  • Admissions assistance (first contact for students upon committing to TTU-CR)
Christine Steinvorth, Student Services
  • Accommodations
  • Title IX
  • Student clubs and organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Conduct
  • Student Concern
  • Student Coaching

Adrianne Pacheco, Study Abroad 

  • Faculty-led programs

Jessica Fonseca, Career Services

  • Internship placements and course management
  • Work and Study program
  • Career skills and preparation