UofM Notice

Privacy Notice

The University of Memphis is committed to respecting the privacy of its Web site visitors. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information policies and practices. This notice is made available through a link on our homepage and in the University's universal footer.

It is not necessary to reveal any personal information to visit official UofM Web sites. Should you choose to provide us with any personal information it will only be used by The University of Memphis to conduct official University business. We will never disseminate personal information to any unaffiliated third party.

Information Gathering

When you access UofM Web pages, several pieces of access information are automatically collected. Collected information includes your IP address, identification of the page or service you are accessing, type of browser and operating system you are using, and date and time of the request. This information helps diagnose problems with our servers and with administration of our site. We do not use IP addresses to identify personal information.

Portions of The University of Memphis' Web site may use cookies. Cookies on the UofM site are typically used to recognize you and your access privileges across UofM Web sites. These cookies are stored on your computer, do not contain personal information, and can only be accessed remotely by the UofM.

Use of Information

The University of Memphis uses information collected on Web sites in several ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Creation of statistical reports based on Web usage
  • Diagnosis of server problems and other technical issues
  • Identification of individuals and their access privileges across UofM Web sites
  • In addition, some UofM sites may solicit personally identifiable information. Providing information is your choice. Any personally identifiable information that is collected is for the purposes of official University business only.

There are no legal requirements for you to provide any information to our Web site. Some features of the UofM site may not work without being able to collect certain technical information; for example, sites that require use of certain browsers will not work properly if the site is not able to determine which browser you are using.


The University or Memphis has established appropriate network, server and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access and to assist in maintaining data security. Official web servers use encrypted connections when collecting or displaying sensitive information. Users should verify that a secure connection (https) is being used when submitting sensitive information via login and data collection forms.

Third Party Sites

Sites within The University of Memphis Web may link to external sites outside of the memphis.edu domain as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the UofM Web site. The University of Memphis is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such Web sites, and does not make any representations about them.


Unless otherwise noted, all contents of The University of Memphis Web site are copyright The University of Memphis. All rights reserved.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.

The University of Memphis is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, religion or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

EE/AA Compliance Officer
Office for Institutional Equity
156 Administration Building
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152-3370

Tel: 901. 678.2713
Fax: 901.678.4800


Information found on The University of Memphis website is provided by multiple sources. Every effort is made to keep the content updated; however, the website may not always reflect the most recent actions on academic coursework or University policies, and is subject to change. The University reserves the right to revise the information on this website at any time and without notice. Any links to external websites and/or non-University of Memphis information provided on University pages or returned from University web search engines are provided as a courtesy. Linking to those websites does not represent an official endorsement of the information contained there.

Related Policies

TBR 1-08-00-00: Use of Technology Resources
GE2004 - Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
GE2006 - Copyrighted Materials, Use of
IT6003 - Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources
AA3022 - Privacy of Education Records (Compliance with FERPA)
GE2019 - University Websites