2021-2022 Undergraduate Enrollment Timeline

August 1

Apply to the University of Memphis for an early Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 admission decision.

Have your high school and/or college mail official transcripts to: University of Memphis, Office of Admissions, 101 Wilder Tower, Memphis, TN 38152.

If you have ACT/SAT test scores, have those sent to the UofM Office of Admissions by the testing services. The UofM has a Test Flexible policy for Incoming Freshmen (Fall 2021 only).


Apply to the School of Music on https://app.getacceptd.com/memphismusic

Request a Virtual Visit. We would love to have you as our guest. Register at http://music.memphis.edu/visitrequest.php.

October 1

Access and complete the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about any FAFSA changes at memphis.edu/financialaid/.

December 1

UofM Academic Scholarship Priority Consideration Deadline. Those admitted to the University by this date will receive priority consideration for academic scholarship by the UofM.

December 5

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music (RESSOM) Audition Day for Spring 2021 entry only. 


January 19

First day of spring 2021 semester classes

February 1

Deadline to submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA for PRIORITY financial aid consideration. Some aid award programs have earlier deadlines.

Deadline for most scholarship applications within the Tiger Scholarship Manager

February 13

RESSOM Audition Day for Fall 2021; admissions and scholarship auditions

February 27

RESSOM Audition Day for Fall 2021; admissions and scholarship auditions

March 1

Music performance scholarship selection and notifications begin.

March 5

RESSOM Audition Day for Fall 2021; admissions and scholarship auditions

May 1

Deadline to submit School of Music Enrollment Intent form.

Deadline to accept talent-based performance scholarship offers. Scholarship offers MUST be accepted online in the MyMemphis portal.

May - July

Incoming freshmen and transfer students attend university New Student Orientation. NSO advising and registration for courses takes place (at NSO)


  • Attend Marching Band Camp if participating in the Marching Band.
  • Check into your dormitory.
  • Auditions for placements in instrumental and vocal ensembles. In late July, visit the School of Music home page at https://www.memphis.edu/music/ for instructions and audition sign-ups.
  • Enrollment fees must be satisfied prior to the first day of classes to avoid assessment of a late payment fee and automatic course purge.

August 23

Start Fall 2021 classes.