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The University of Memphis is committed to respecting the privacy of its Web site visitors. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information policies and practices. This notice is made available through a link on our homepage and in the University's universal footer.

It is not necessary to reveal any personal information to visit official U of M Web sites. Should you choose to provide us with any personal information it will only be used by the University of Memphis to conduct official University business. We will never disseminate personal information to any unaffiliated third party.

Information Gathering

When you access U of M Web pages, several pieces of access information are automatically collected. Collected information includes your IP address, identification of the page or service you are accessing, type of browser and operating system you are using, and date and time of the request. This information helps diagnose problems with our servers and with administration of our site. We do not use IP addresses to identify personal information.

Portions of University of Memphis' Web site may use cookies. Cookies on the U of M site are typically used to recognize you and your access privileges across U of M Web sites. These cookies are stored on your computer, do not contain personal information, and can only be accessed remotely by the U of M.

Use of Information

The University of Memphis uses information collected on Web sites in several ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

In addition, some U of M sites may solicit personally identifiable information. Providing information is your choice. Any personally identifiable information that is collected is for the purposes of official University business only.

There are no legal requirements for you to provide any information to our Web site. Some features of the U of M site may not work without being able to collect certain technical information; for example, sites that require use of certain browsers will not work properly if the site is not able to determine which browser you are using.


The University or Memphis has established appropriate network, server and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access and to assist in maintaining data security. Official web servers use encrypted connections when collecting or displaying sensitive information. Users should verify that a secure connection (https) is being used when submitting sensitive information via login and data collection forms.

Third Party Sites

Sites within University of Memphis Web may link to external sites outside of the domain as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the U of M Web site. The University of Memphis is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such Web sites, and does not make any representations about them.


Unless otherwise noted, all contents of the University of Memphis Web site are copyright University of Memphis. All rights reserved.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.

The University of Memphis is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, religion or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

EE/AA Compliance Officer
Office for Institutional Equity 
156 Administration Building
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152-3370

Tel: (901) 678-2713
Fax: (901) 678-4800