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Students Matter Most 

Here at the UofM, we put students first. If it matters to you, it means everything to us. The Dean of Students Office, within UofM Academic Affairs, plays a significant role in enhancing the learning experience for students. Many of our programs and services help students develop a connection to the UofM, supporting both their academic and personal success. Our departments include: Disability Resources for Students, Multicultural Affairs, Student Accountability, Student Leadership & Involvement and Veterans & Military Student Services. The Dean of Students also serves as a liaison to Religious Life organizations and advisor for the Student Government Association.

A Message from the Dean of Students


Vaccine Availability and Shuttle Service Update

The University is partnering with the City of Memphis to provide expedited access to vaccines. Students, faculty and staff may be vaccinated without an appointment at the Pipkin Building. You are requested to come to the entrance at Central and Early Maxwell with a UofM ID. The hours of operation are 7 a.m. through 7 p.m., seven days a week. The vaccine immunization form is available online for individuals to complete before going to the site. More information can be found at covid19.memphistn.gov.
 
The University will also offer a shuttle to the Pipkin Building for interested UofM students, faculty and staff. The pickup point will be in front of the Student Health Center, and the departure times will be Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The shuttle has a maximum capacity of ten individuals, and masks are required. Individuals are asked to sign up for the shuttle at bit.ly/VaccineRide to ensure capacity limits are maintained. The shuttle service begins Wednesday, April 14. View more information regarding the route at blueline.doublemap.com/map.
 
For any questions regarding this information, please contact Dr. Justin Lawhead, Dean of Students and Chief Health and Safety Officer, at justin.lawhead@memphis.edu.


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