Adult and Commuter Services
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Adult and Commuter Student Services

243 University Center (2nd floor, inside the Involvement Zone)

(901) 678-2644 PH

(901) 678-4894 FAX

Fall/Spring Hours-

Mon. - Thurs. 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Fridays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Announcements & Reminders 

Pinnacle Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the UC Theatre. View our Spring 2015 Inductees


Stress Management Seminar -

Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 11:20 am - 12:45 pm in the Campus Rec Gym




Ride the Blue Line - the Campus Shuttle!Get route and schedule information

Fair Housing podcast -

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Veterans Resource Center

Adult Student Association
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Commuter Student Association (CSA)
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Adult Student Enrollment Guide

Whether you are attending school for the first time, or returning after a period of time off, going to college can seem overwhelming. The Adult Student Enrollment Guide is a resource that will assist adult students in making a smooth transition into college life.


Below is a step-by-step guide to becoming an adult student at the University of Memphis.

  1. Submit an application for admission and non-refundable application fee  before the deadline.*
  2. Contact previously attended high school (if new student) or college (if transferring) and have them send your final transcripts directly to the University of Memphis.
  3. GED recipients should have their scores sent to the University of Memphis.
  4. Apply for Financial Aid. Learn more about the Adult Scholarship and Lottery Scholarship component for non-traditional students.
  5. Receive application confirmation letter in the mail. Check your status via the MyMemphis Portal. (Additional paperwork may be needed in individual cases)
  6. Make an appointment to take the Compass exam (if applicable).
  7. Receive your acceptance letter in the mail.
  8. Make an appointment to meet with an Academic Advisor and register for classes. Ask about the various options for completing your degree.
  9. Register for and attend Adult/Transfer orientation (if applicable).
  10. Visit the Adult and Commuter Student Services office regularly and connect with the Adult Student Association!

If you need assistance with any of the above steps, we welcome you to make an appointment with Mrs. Joy R. Stout, Director of Adult and Commuter Student Services, by calling (901) 678-2644 or sending an e-mail to

* If you previously attended the University of Memphis, contact the admissions office (901-678-2111) to complete an application for Readmission.

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