Contact Us

Graduate Admissions

PHONE: 901.678.3685
FAX: 901.678.0378
EMAIL: graduateadmissions@memphis.edu

Please include the following information in your email to ensure that the best contact responds to your query:

  • Your name
  • Current program or program of interest
  • Your UID from UofM and/or UniCAS ID number if available

See the list of Graduate Admissions Counselors below to determine the appropriate person to email.

Graduate School

PHONE: 901.678.3685
FAX: 901.678.0378
EMAIL: graduateschool@memphis.edu

Mailing Address
FedEx Institute of Technology Building, Suite 201
365 Innovation Drive   |   Memphis, TN   38152

Working Office Hours
Monday - Friday:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm 
The Graduate School Office is open to visitors on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

Chat with Graduate Admissions Counselors & Staff

Are you thinking about applying to the University of Memphis Graduate School? Do you have questions about your academic options? Are you seeking information about our COVID-19 response measures? If so, meet us during our virtual office hours. We would love to speak to you directly about any questions or concerns you may be facing.

See below for our graduate school staff members and their current virtual office hours and dates.

Jameshia Jamison, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Tuesdays 11am – 12pm
January 11 – May 31
Passcode: 473419

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Anna Grisham, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Thursdays 10 – 11am
January 7 – March 18 (*will be on maternity leave from March 19 – July 9)
Meeting ID: 826 7627 7373
Passcode: 866478

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Christie Rakestraw, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Thursdays 3 – 4pm
January 7 – May 27
Meeting ID: 836 9776 0165
Passcode: 554607

Chat with Christie >

Graduate School Personnel

Robin Poston

Dean, Graduate School
Robin Poston, PhD

Brian Meredith

Associate Dean, Graduate School
Brian W. Meredith, Ed.D.

James Kierulff

Director of Graduate Student Services
James Kierulff, PhD

Jennifer Beech

Graduation Analyst
Jennifer Beech, PhD

Lakesha Herring

Manager of Graduate School
Lakesha Moore

Mary Kyle

Coordinator of Graduate Publications
and Recruitment
Mary Kyle

Anna Grisham

Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Anna Grisham

Shelia Jones

Systems Support Specialist
Shelia Jones

Graduate Admissions Personnel

Questions regarding specific admission requirements to a particular degree program should be addressed to the Graduate Coordinator in your program of study.
Graduate School Directory >

Questions about the Graduate School Application and Enrollment Process are directed to your Admissions Counselor below:

Deborah Holder

Admissions Counselor
Deborah Holder

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Admissions Counselor
Jameshia Jamison


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Admissions Counselor
Christie Rakestraw

Graduate Admissions - Departmental Contacts

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Communication and Fine Arts
  • College of Health Sciences
  • Loewenberg College of Nursing
  • School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • School of Public Health

  • College of Education
  • College of Professional and Liberal Studies
  • Fogelman College of Business and Economics

  • Herff College of Engineering

  • Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

  • Nondegree Seeking Students