CIDOC Summer School
Museum of Texas Tech University

July 21 25 2014

Museum Documentation, Principles and Practice





Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

Lubbock is a city of about 200.000 inhabitants on the Southern High Plains of Texas. It is in a semi-arid environment and surrounded by agricultural land primarily dedicated to cotton production. More information on Lubbock can be found at and

Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) is served directly by American, Continental, and Delta airlines. Connections to other airlines can be made through Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and Atlanta and from there to other US and international cities.

Students who are not U.S. citizens or residents will need either a US Visitor Visa B-2 or a visa waiver:


On campus accommodation is available in student resident halls at reasonable cost (~$30 per night). This includes a single room, bedlinen, shared living area, refrigerator, microwave, free Internet access and laundry facilities. Please reserve the resident hall option on the registration form.

Alternatively, you may prefer to make your own arrangements. A wide choice of hotels is available in Lubbock, ranging from inexpensive motels to luxury hotels. The following are located close to the Museum and most include a continental breakfast in the room rate. Transport to and from your hotel is your responsibility.

$50 $80 range

Super 8 Civic Center North

Days Inn 4th Street

$80 - $100 range

La Quinta Marsha Sharp Freeway

$100 plus range

Overton Hotel and Conference Center

Staybridge Suites Lubbock

When making a reservation at the Staybridge Suites, mention that you are on official business at Texas Tech University and ask for the state rate of $85 per night. If this is not honoured, please email Nicola Ladkin at with your travel information.



Programme modules


2014 Session

Teaching staff

Fees and conditions

Travel and accommodation