Tiger Talks

Tiger Talk 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.

There are a few ways you can participate in our Tiger Talk sessions:

  1. Click the links below to join the live Zoom at 1pm CST on the dates and times shown.
  2. Watch the live premieres on our YouTube channel. The recorded session premieres at 5pm CST on the dates listed below.
  3. Watch previously recorded videos on-demand in our YouTube Library

Upcoming Tiger Talks

February 1, 2023

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 Housing and Residence Life

It's time to complete an application for fall 2023 housing. Ashley Allen, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for Housing and Residence Life, will tackle questions regarding the process for securing on-campus housing, and the benefits of living on campus.

February 15, 2023

1:00 pm (Zoom>>)

Meeting ID: 826 3852 8248

(passcode: gotigers)

 Academic Support Resources

We want your student to have a success story this semester and every semester! Dr. Barbara Bekis, Assistant Director of the Education Support Program (ESP), and Meredith Boulden, Director of the Center for Writing and Communication (CWC) will talk to parents about their free academic support services, share about study tips and other academic learning resources available to students.

March 1, 2023

1:00 pm (Zoom>>)

Meeting ID: 846 1903 5612

(passcode: gotigers)

Prospective Parents 101: New Student Orientation

Brian Deal, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions & Orientation, will talk with prospective parents about all things New Student Orientation (NSO), including the new 1-day format, registration instructions, and what to expect during NSO. By attending this session, prospective parents and their students will be well-prepared as the registration portal opens for summer 2023 NSO sessions on March 1.

March 22, 2023

1:00 pm (Zoom>>)

Meeting ID: 823 5311 5673

(passcode: gotigers)

Resources for Parents of First Generation College Students

Jaclyn Rodriguez, Director of First Generation Student Success and Nikaila Morrison, Program Manager of the First Scholars Program, will share insight into the challenges and opportunities for first generation students. They will also give parents of these students tips on how to best support their firstgen student.

April 5, 2023

1:00 pm (Zoom>>)

Meeting ID: 843 4794 6869

(passcode: gotigers)


Safety Resources for Students and Parents

The safety and wellbeing of the campus community is a top priority at the University of Memphis. Derek Myers, UofM Chief of Police, will talk to parents about UofM safety initiatives and resources and answer parent's questions about safety on campus.


April 19, 2023

1:00 pm (Zoom>>)

Meeting ID: 847 3602 3854

(passcode: gotigers)

Managing Stress During Final Exams

Final exams can be a stressful time for a lot of students. Staff from the Student Health Center and Counseling Center will share some thoughts and best practices that parents can use to support their student and help them to manage their time, study habits, anxiety and stress during finals.


Submit Your Tiger Talk Questions

Send us your general questions ahead of time, and we'll make sure the presenters are prepared with your answer. Click Here to Send>>