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 4: University Closed in observance of Labor Day

September 4: Last Day to Register for Parent & Family Weekend

September 5-10: Panhellenic Recruitment Week

September 10: Last Day to Drop Course without Receiving "W" on transcript

September 11-16: NPHC Interest Week

September 15: Hispanic Heritage Month Begins

September 15-17: Parent & Family Weekend

September 13: Fall Career and Internship Expo, 10 am-2 pm, UC Ballroom

September 30: 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 opportunity to explore different activities through the Plug Into the Blue 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 150 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 15-17 for Parent & Family Weekend! This is a great opportunity to visit your student and experience the University of Memphis. The weekend will include the Tiger Football game vs. UCLA, tailgate party on Tiger Lane, President's Welcome Reception, Blue Lantern Tour, 901Rocks, Live Music at the Levitt Shell and other on-campus events. Registration closes Monday, September 4 at 11:59 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.