International Student Enrollment Deposit

What is an Enrollment Deposit?

All accepted international students seeking an F1 visa are required to make an enrollment deposit of $1,500. The enrollment deposit reserves your place for the upcoming semester and will be applied to your tuition and fees. The $1500 will be added to your TigerXpress account and will be applied to your tuition and fees after registration.


Fall deposit deadline:  July 15th

Spring deposit deadline: November 15th

Summer deposit deadline: April 5th  

Who is Required to Pay the Enrollment Deposit?

The $1,500 enrollment deposit is required for all international undergraduates seeking an F1 visa.

How Do I Pay the Enrollment Deposit?

International students can pay their enrollment deposit fee in 3 ways: 

  • True Blue Tiger Account
  •  Bank Wire Transfer

Email Brenda Butler at bbutler@memphis.edu to set up a bank wire transfer.

  • In-Person

Cash or check payments can be made on the University of Memphis campus at the University & Student Business Services Office located in Wilder Tower, 3675 Alumni Ave., Memphis, TN 38152-3520. Cashiers are available Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (excluding University holidays). 

Contact the University & Student Business Services Office for more options.


Enrollment Deposits will only be refunded if you are unable to obtain your visa. Contact the Office of Global Initiatives at globalinitiatives@memphis.edu to initiate a refund.