The University of Memphis is part of several established and historic neighborhoods.
Each neighborhood has its own unique character and history that enrich and enhance
the fabric of life in the Bluff City.
Programs and Partnerships
The University strives to be a good neighbor and frequent collaborator with its closest
neighbors. Several partnerships have been established over the years to tackle issues
that affect the University and/or the nearby communities that make up the area known
in part as the University District.
UDistrict Memphis is a news website, a communication tool for residents, businesses
and civic organizations that celebrates our local community by sharing news stories
and individual experiences. udistrictmemphis.org provides a hub for informative photographs,
multimedia and stories provided by community members with editorial and technical
support from The University of Memphis.
UDI is a partnership between the university, neighborhood groups, and public and private
entities created to support economic and social development in the area known as the
The UNDC is a private, nonprofit, neighborhood-based organization, distinct from the
University of Memphis, focusing on a community and economic development strategy in
the area surrounding the University of Memphis (University District). The effort is
closely coordinated with University leadership.
Read more about the University neighborhoods collaboration here...