Next Steps after Acceptance

Steps Requirements Description Link To Requirements


UofM ID and Email

Establish your username, password, and access your UofM email.

Instructions for Initializing your MyMemphis account and Webmail.

For assistance contact the IT Help Desk.



The Tennessee Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act requires the University of Memphis to verify that students 18 years of age or older who obtain a state public benefit are a United States citizen or otherwise lawfully present in the United States.

This is an enrollment checklist item.  You cannot enroll for classes if your lawful presence is not verified.  

Detailed information can be found here.

Navigate to your Graduate Status Portal to upload your documents under Residency/EVEA or email a copy of your driver’s license to graduateadmissions@memphis.edu to satisfy the requirement.


Official Transcripts and test scores

You may have been admitted with unofficial documents, but official final transcripts and official test scores must be received by the end of the second week of your first semester. If your official documents are not received, a hold will be placed on your account. The hold will prevent you from registering for classes and can only be removed when your official documents are received. 

Send final official transcripts and test scores to:

The University of Memphis
Graduate Admissions
Wilder Tower, 8th Floor
3675 Alumni Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152

Official electronic transcripts can be sent from the issuing institution to graduatetranscripts@memphis.edu

Contact ETS to have your official test scores sent to the University of Memphis. 

The University of Memphis Institutional Codes:

GRE = R 1459

GMAT = R 1459



See your advisor in advance of your registration date.

Visit the Graduate School Directory of Program Contacts.



Registration is a process that takes preparation as well as follow-through to make sure that you get best schedule possible with the least amount of trouble.

Register for Classes & Registration Quick Guide


Fee Payments

Fee payment deadlines with instructions.

Fee Charts and Payment


Graduate Student Health Insurance

For Domestic Graduate students, the Univeristy of Memphis offers comprehensive insurance you can purchase on a voluntary basis. For International Graduate Students on an F1 or J1 VISA health insurance is required and students will be automatically enrolled upon class registration. Students can apply for a waiver if they provide proof of insurance that is equal to or greater than the UofM SHIP. For information on the plan and waiver information, please go here.

Health Insurance Website



Student Health Center

The state of Tennessee requires state public institutions of higher education to verify that on campus students have received mandated immunizations and meet certain health requirements.

Instructions can be found here.


Student Parking

Many students commute to campus. University of Memphis Parking Permit and Transportation can assist you with parking information.

Please visit Parking & Transportation’s page here.


Financial Aid

Students seeking financial assistance through student loans may submit a FAFSA.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The University of Memphis school code is 003509


Graduate Assistantships

Graduate teaching and research assistantships are available in most of the academic areas of the University of Memphis, requiring 3-20 hours of service per week.

General information can be found here.


Graduate Awards and Fellowships

Students must be nominated by their departments or colleges and enrolled in classes for the current term.

Graduate School Awards are listed here.


On campus employment

There are various employment opportunities on campus. 

Please visit view opportunities here.

Contact Us

University of Memphis

Graduate Admissions
365 Fogelman Drive, Room 201
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: 901-678-3685
Email: graduateadmissions@memphis.edu

Office Links