Future Tigers Road Trip

The Future Tigers Road Trip is an overnight bus trip to the University of Memphis that will be held March 31st-April 1st, 2023. It is an exciting and unique two-day experience that introduces a select group of admitted seniors from Middle & East TN to preview student life at the UofM!

You will have the opportunity to meet staff and students, learn more about your opportunities available, and tour our beautiful campus. The overnight stay is also in conjunction with our Spring Preview Day! We will have representation from campus partners, social activities and an opportunity to showcase the different student organizations on campus. It is an experience you do not want to miss!

How do I sign up for the Future Tigers Road Trip?


There are three easy steps to register

  1. Complete your online Future Tigers Road Trip event sign up by Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
  2. Email your completed Medical Release Form with your application to jdhall3@memphis.edu by Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
  3. Check your email! Next steps and additional information will be sent to your inbox.

Required Materials

Make sure to email completed forms to jdhall3@memphis.edu before March 15, 2023.

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The bus will depart from the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, TN on Friday, March 31 at 12:30 pm and return on Saturday, April 1, around 4 pm.

The trip is for Students within the Middle and East Tennessee areas who have been accepted into the University of Memphis

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that allows you to visit our college campus along with your fellow peers. You will be able to talk to Scholarship and Financial Aid representatives, get a sneak preview of student life and have conversations with different academic departments. And your bus ride, hotel room, and meals are all covered – that means FREE to you!

This event will take place Friday March 31st- Saturday April 1st, 2023.

This event has several aspects, while attending students will be able to participate in campus tours, engage in teambuilding and social activities, discuss financial aid & academics, and attend our Spring 2023 Preview Day for prospective students.

The priority registration deadline for Future Tiger Road Trip participants is Wednesday, March 15, 2023, or until we have reached capacity with academically eligible applicants. Space is limited, so register today!

This event will be chaperoned by our staff of admissions representatives. Contact jdhall3@memphis.edu with questions or concerns!

The bus will load in Nashville Friday, March 31, 2023, starting at 12:00 pm CDT at Opry Mills Mall at Entrance 1 (near the Nike Factory Store, H&M, and Chuy’s) on Briley Parkway. The buses will depart at 12:30 CDT for Memphis. The bus will return from Memphis Saturday, April 1, 2023, to the same location in Nashville around 5:30 pm CDT, depending on traffic.

While in Memphis, students will be pre-matched with other selected high school students and will stay at the Holiday Inn on campus – 3700 Central Avenue. UofM staff will supervise participants throughout their stay and event activities.

Food/Snacks All meals will be provided while you are visiting with us on the UofM campus. Snacks will be provided to the students on the bus ride from Nashville to Memphis. If you would like to bring a few extra snacks for Friday night in your hotel room, feel free!

Students should pack one small overnight bag, personal shower & toiletry materials, comfortable shoes, and clothing. It is advisable, but not required, that students bring a cell phone on the trip to inform rides of accurate return time.