University College
Campus and Online Student Resources

The University College offers individualized and interdisciplinary degrees for students seeking specialized areas of interest not traditionally offered by other colleges on the University of Memphis campus.  Our faculty and staff strive to assist our students with the best degree choices to meet their unique academic and career goals. Our department also provides guidance with a variety of student resources that are integral components to student success.

We encourage you to explore our website and review these student resources for your academic needs. 

Academics and Guidance

Academic Advising is available in-person, by phone and web conference. Advisors provide guidance with degree plans, course choices, support services, career goals and a variety of other student needs.

Internships provide valuable learning experiences related to coursework and areas of study.  A successful internship provides an effective learning experience under the supervision of a faculty member and an employer in the community.

Our senior project course is the capstone for undergraduate academic careers in University College. This final course, required for all University College degrees, is an interdisciplinary thesis involving researching and writing about a significant societal issue directly pertaining to specific academic area(s) of study.

Fees and Materials

The Bursar's office provides student fee information, general payment guidelines, collect University fees and charges, and disburse financial aid.

The Office of Financial Aid administers federal, state, and institutional aid programs to qualified students. Knowledgeable staff members guide students through the qualification process.

University College offers several scholarships for students meeting the stated requirements.  Students may apply for scholarships through Tiger Scholarship Manager.

Books for campus and online courses can only be purchased at specific sites.  Students are encouraged to review detailed book website information including return policies and other important notices.

Research and Support

The UofM Library provides services in online searches for both print and online books, publications, and articles.  Students can also use InterLibrary loan to borrow materials, and get individual librarian assistance online.

Tutoring is offered both in-person and online and is free for all UofM students.  Subjects available for tutoring include accounting, math, nursing, science, statistics, and writing.

The Testing Center offers a full range of assessment options including CLEP and DSST exams which can help students earn college credit for knowledge acquired outside of the traditional classroom.

umTech (Information Technology at the University of Memphis) offers diverse support resources including an extended hour Helpdesk, email, AskTOM, online file storage, and software-on-demand.

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) assists students needing disability-related accommodations. Online students may also utilize assistance with paper writing and study strategies and weekly academic counseling and coaching.

The Counseling Center is a comprehensive agency providing psychological and career counseling, and psychological/career testing. Online students can access our Anxiety and Depression screening tool, ULifeline resource center, and other informative links.

Veterans Services provides assistance with VA programs and benefits accepted at the University of Memphis, as well as available related services.

Career Services offers numerous resources from help developing a resume, polishing interview skills, to many informative tools to foster student success.

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