In the Now: April FAQ

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.


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

April 2-11: Registration for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 Classes Begins

April 16: Last Day to Order Finals Care Packages

April 25: Last Day of Classes

April 26: Study Day

April 27-May 3: Exams

April 30: 3rd Installment Fee Payment Deadline (4:30 pm)

May 5: Commencement


Spring 2018: Saturday, May 5

FedExForum, 191 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103

9:00 am

  • Herff College of Engineering
  • School of Public Health
  • College of Communication and Fine Arts
  • Loewenberg College of Nursing
  • University College

1:00 pm

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

5:00 pm

  • Fogelman College of Business & Economics
  • College of Education
  • School of Health Studies
  • Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Doors open one hour before ceremony time. All family members are welcome at commencement.  Tickets are not required to attend commencement.  If you or another family member is in need of any disability assistance, please call (901) 678-5547.

For more information, visit the Commencement website

Invitations and Diploma Frames:

The University Bookstore has a selection of graduation announcements and beautiful frames for the graduate.  For more information, visit the Bookstore website.

For information on visiting Memphis, please visit our Visiting Campus page.


Do you need verification that your 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, visit the Enrollment Verification website.


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