Parent & Family Events

Parent & Family Services works to engage and connect parents and family members in the University of Memphis community throughout the year. Join us for our next event or take advantage of one of our services to support your student!

Fall Events and Programs


Parent & Family Weekend

(Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2023)

Whether you are a local or from outside the Mid-South, Parent and Family Weekend is a wonderful time to see your student, visit campus and get to experience life as a Tiger! You will have the opportunity to meet other Tiger families, faculty and University administrators. You won't want to miss this fun-filled weekend!

Learn more about Parent & Family Weekend >


Football Game Days

Experience a football game with your student each fall! Students may purchase up to two guest tickets with seats in the Student Section for each game at the Athletic Ticket Office for $10, while supplies last. Need more tickets? Purchase tickets for the whole family. 

Purchase tickets > 

Tiger Talk Spring 2023

Tiger Talks

Tiger Talks is an interactive resource designed to help you connect with faculty, staff, and students and answer some of your questions about the University of Memphis. To participate in Tiger Talk, you can join on Zoom or go to our YouTube channel to watch the live premiere later the same day.

Fall 2023 Tiger Talk Schedule (coming soon!) 

Spring Events & Programs

 Parent and Family Spring Day

Parent & Family Spring Day

Join fellow UofM parents, families, and students for a spirited day as we cheer on the Tigers and enjoy downtown Memphis. The event is an opportunity to connect with the University of Memphis, support your student, get to know fellow parents and families, and show your Tiger pride.

Learn More about Parent & Family Spring Day >

1st gen family

First Generation Family Connection Group

Are You the Family Member of a First Generation College Student?

If you are a family member of a first-generation college student, we invite you to be a part of a new First-Generation Family Connection Group. As a part of the group, we will provide you with additional content and resources that focus on supporting this unique population. 

We can't wait to serve you as a FirstGen family member! Please take a moment to complete the INTEREST FORM> 

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Parent & Family Ambassadors

We are excited to expand our Parent & Family Ambassador program by adding student representatives.

Students - if you want to get involved, learn leadership skills, grow in communication, assist in event planning and development, and host our incredible Tiger families, please email us at parents@memphis.edu

Families - check the newsletters for information on how to volunteer for our events and New Student Orientation. Please email parents@memphis.edu for more information on volunteering!

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UofM Parent and Family Resource Guide 

This interactive guide gives parents and family members around-the-clock access to resources and materials needed to help your student succeed at the University of Memphis. 

Access the Guide >>

Send Some Love  


Finals Care Packages

Finals can be a stressful time for students. Surprise and support your student during finals with a care package filled with yummy snacks and UofM goodies with proceeds supporting our Tiger Pantry. 

Learn more about and Order a Finals Care Packages >


Hug from Home

Surprise & support your student with a Hug from Home! These are a great way to send love to your student. 

Learn more and Order a Hug from Home >