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In the Now: September FAQs
As the school year rolls on different situations and questions arise.  As a result, our more frequently asked questions for each month will be posted below.  If you do not see a topic covered, please review our Frequently Asked Questions page or feel free to e-mail us at or at 901.678.2115.

Important Dates and Deadlines

To stay up to date on all upcoming dates and deadlines, please check out our UMparent calendar

September 1: University Closed in observance of Labor Day

September 7: Last Day to Drop Course without Receiving "W" on transcript

September 7: Football vs. Austin Peay, Liberty Bowl, 6:00 pm CT (Frosh Frenzy at start)

September 8-13: Panhellenic Recruitment Week

September 19: Interfraternity Council (IFC) Recruitment Week

September 17: Fall Career and Internship Expo

September 19-21: Parent & Family Weekend

October 1: 1st Installment Plan Payment Due

Enrollment Verification

Do you need verification that you student is enrolled for medical insurance, car insurance, or anything else? Students can request enrollment verification from the National Student Clearinghouse  or from the Registrar’s office.  For complete details on how to request enrollment verification, please click here.

Encourage your Students to get Involved!

Did you know? Students who are involved...

  • have higher GPAs and critical thinking skills
  • are more satisfied with their college experience.

This year students have the oppurtunity to explore different activities through the Plug In Events. Click here for a list of events and descriptions.

The beginning of a new school year is a great time for students join a new student organization.  The University has over 125 registered student organizations (RSOs) that cover a wide variety of student interests. If your student doesn't find one that addresses their interests, they can start their own! For the full list of registered student organizations and more information, please click here.

Parent & Family Weekend

Join us September 19-21, 2014 for Parent & Family Weekend! This is a great opportunity for you to visit your student and experience the University of Memphis. The weekend will include the Tiger Football game vs. Middle Tennessee State University and tailgate party (includes food) and other on-campus events. Registration closes September 9 at 5:00 pm. CLICK HERE to Register and for more information!


Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

For our students who are interested in joining a Fraternity or Sorority, recruitment is currently ongoing. For more information, by clicking here.

Student Newspaper

Do you want to know what is going on on-campus from a student point of view?  Read the student newspaper, The Daily Helmsman, by clicking here. It is published Tuesday through Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Important Links:

UMparent Calendar

Parent & Family Weekend

Registered Student Organizations

Greek Affairs

Enrollment Verification

The Daily Helmsman

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