Your Me + Memphis Visit Requirements and Guidelines
We’re so glad you’re interested in the University of Memphis Lambuth and can’t wait to have you on our campus in Jackson, Tennessee! Please review the following guidelines before registering for a campus visit.
The health and safety of our campus community is of the utmost importance. While the University of Memphis Lambuth is taking precautions to safeguard our community, we cannot eliminate the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection on campus. Therefore, we have implemented additional guidelines applicable to campus visits. Please review the following information and consult the University of Memphis Coronavirus Updates webpage for the most up-to-date information from University leadership.
Visitors are also encouraged to consult the travel information listed on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. This resource may be helpful as you consider your travel plans in combination with public health best practices. Additionally, please consult the Tennessee Department of Health for information about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak across the state.
All visitors must register 72 hours in advance of arriving at the University of Memphis Lambuth. Campus tours are limited to one (1) prospective student and two (2) guests, and this capacity limit will be strictly enforced. Unfortunately, walk-in requests will not be considered. You are welcome to register for a campus visit here.
At this time, campus tours will be limited to outdoor spaces. Residence halls and the interiors of campus buildings will not be included as a part of the visit experience. But the good news is that our virtual tours do a great job of showing off these spaces, so simply watch online to get a great sense of what it’s like here.
To ensure the health and safety of visitors and University of Memphis Lambuth staff, the following requirements are in place for campus visits:
- All visitors must wear a mask or other face-covering that covers both the nose and the mouth while on campus.
- Social distancing will be practiced on tours, with a minimum of 6 feet of distance between traveling groups.
- Visitors will be required to complete an on-site health screen upon arrival on campus at Wilder Tower. Answering ‘YES’ to any of the health screening questions will result in the cancellation of your campus tour.
- All visitors must comply with the University of Memphis COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy which contains more detailed information about face coverings, social distancing, and safe hygiene practices. Please review this policy prior to coming to campus.
Visitors should also perform a symptom assessment prior to coming to campus. Please do not visit campus if you are not feeling well, are exhibiting symptoms, or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
On the day of your scheduled campus visit, please check in for your on-campus experience no more than 10 minutes prior to your visit time. You can do so at the welcome desk located in Varnell-Jones Hall (705 Lambuth Blvd, Jackson, TN 38301).
At the time of check-in, you will be required to complete a health screen. Answering ‘YES’ to any of the health screening questions will result in the cancellation of your campus tour.
There are many parking options on campus. If you are coming for a guided campus tour, it is recommended that you park in semi-circle drive located in front of Varnell-Jones Hall (705 Lambuth Blvd, Jackson, TN 38301). Varnell-Jones Hall is listed as 705 on the campus map.
Additional directions to Lambuth campus can be found on the Campus Map Directions to Lambuth Campus website.
AFTER THE VISIT
Although the University is taking precautions to ensure the safety of visitors to our campus, the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection cannot be eliminated on campus. Any participant on a campus tour who exhibits symptoms and/or tests positive for COVID-19 within a week of visiting campus, should immediately contact the University of Memphis Dean of Students Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901.678.2187.