The following resources are tailored to our MBA students:
- New Student Guide: get started as an MBA student.
- Course Completion Checklists: track your progress towards degree completion.
- Graduation Instructions: must read if you plan to graduate soon.
- Step-by-step Candidacy Form Instructions: needed to apply for graduation.
Also, we have grouped other resources in the UofM website by topic:
- Academic Resources: registrar's calendar, add/drop calendar, forms, internships, etc.
- Campus Resources: campus map, parking, student ID, campus gym, etc.
- Financial Resources: deadlines for tuition payments, financial aid office, etc.
- Student Services: health center, disability resources, veteran services, international student services, etc.
If you are a new student, you may find it helpful to bookmark this webpage: it contains links that you will use throughout your time as a UofM student.
To get started, you will need to get set up with a University of Memphis account and password, and submit documentation required by Tennessee law.
- Initialize your University of Memphis account: the Office of Graduate Admissions will send you a 20-digit verification code via email or traditional mail. You will need to provide this code to initialize your account.
- Submit your EVEA documentation: the Tennessee Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act (EVEA) requires students to provide proof of their legal presence.
All communication should be conducted through your memphis.edu email. Be sure to check your UofM email regularly.
As a UofM graduate student, you are expected to be familiar with the following documents:
Choosing your Courses
- UMDegree: check your progress towards completing your degree. Includes information about remaining courses, grades, GPA, transfer credits, and concentration listed on your transcript.
- Course Requirements for your MBA degree: before choosing your courses, make sure you are familiar with your degree requirements.
- Course Completion Checklist: track your completion of MBA courses.
- MBA Course Offerings: tentative course offerings for upcoming semesters
- Canvas: access course materials for the courses you are enrolled in.
Other than coursework at the UofM, the following may be counted towards your degree:
- Transfer Credit: if you completed graduate work at another institution, you must apply for Transfer Credit.
- Experiential Learning Credit: you must apply to have Experiential Learning Credit counted towards your degree.
If you are an international student on an F-1 visa, you will need to satisfy certain enrollment requirements per US Federal regulations.
Registering for Courses
- Step-by-step Registration Checklist: get started enrolling for courses.
- Registrar's page: here you can find more information about Registration.
- Registrar's Calendars: deadlines to register or modify registration (add / drop courses).
- USBS Calendar: deadlines to pay for courses or receive a refund when dropping a course.
Getting Started with your Courses
- Access your Course Materials on Canvas: access materials for all the courses you are enrolled in.
- Not familiar with Canvas? Click here to learn more about Canvas.
- Read the course syllabus, and make yourself familiar with the requirements for each course.
- If you have any questions about your courses, contact the course instructor.
- Courses can be dropped after classes start, but that is subject to deadlines:
- If you are an international student on an F-1 visa, you will need to satisfy certain enrollment requirements per US Federal regulations, and may not be able to drop courses.
Obtain a University ID card: this card is needed to access the library, health center, recreation center, sporting events, etc. Read more about the University ID card here.
- You must be registered for courses to receive a University ID card. For instructions to register, click here.
- After registration, stop by Wilder Tower (WT) 115 to obtain your University ID card.
Parking Permits: all enrolled students will receive a General Permit parking pass in the mail. Visit the Parking Services website for more information.
- If you have not received a parking permit prior to the beginning of classes, contact Parking Services, located in Zach Curlin Parking Garage (PG2), phone number (901) 678-2212.
- If you would like to upgrade your permit to a garage or parking lot near the Fogelman College building, you can upgrade your parking pass online.
Immunization Requirements: the state of Tennessee requires students to meet certain immunization requirements and health standards. Read more about immunization and health requirements.
The following options are available to students who only take classes online.
Immunization Exemption Request: full-time online students may request to be exempted from immunization requirements.
Free tutoring laboratories are available to help you meet your educational goals. Both on-campus and online tutoring is available.
International Student Services Office (ISS):
This page contains all the information you need to know as an international student during your course of study in the US.
Center for Professional Career Development (CPCD):
The CPCD is housed in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, and offers resources for career growth such as internship opportunities, resume building and career training resources, and networking opportunities.
Disability Resources for Students (DRS):
The DRS office arranges, coordinates and provides academic accommodations and support services for qualified students with disabilities.
Use the following checklists to track your progress towards completing your degree:
MHA/MBA (please contact your MBA advisor)
Use these checklists to complete your candidacy form before you graduate. Access the step-by-step guide to complete your candidacy form here.
Registrar's Calendars: in this page you will find:
- Academic Year (AY) Calendars
- Semester Dates & Deadlines Calendars
University & Students Business Services (USBS) Calendar (payment information)
Graduate School Calendar (deadline to apply for graduation)
Graduate School Resources (links to various student resources)
Professional Development Center (internships and career opportunities)
TigerLink (access opportunities for employment on campus)
Tutoring (on campus and online)
Center for Professional Career Development (internships and career opportunities)