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Parent and Guest Program

We want to involve parents and families in the college experience, and we have designed a program especially for you! This program will familiarize you with the University of Memphis and everything we have to offer. You will have the opportunity to get your questions answered and become acquainted with the campus so you can better appreciate your favorite student’s college experience. The parent and family programs are held on the same dates as the student programs but are facilitated in separate sessions.

The casual but informative program will give you the opportunity to:Guides

  • We encourage you to support your favorite freshman by attending this special program!Meet with representatives from academic programs.
  • Discover the vast array of support services available to students.
  • Tour the campus and see where activities take place.
  • Meet with currently enrolled students.
  • Learn about educational costs.
  • Talk with current parents about their experiences.

Parent Program Fees for all Freshman Sessions:

  • Option 1 Fee - $55 per parent/guest

    Includes two meals, refreshment breaks, and Orientation materials.

  • Option 2 Fee - $80 per parent/guest

    Includes two meals, refreshment breaks, Orientation materials, and one night stay in an on-campus residence hall.

Parents who are coming from out of town may also choose to stay at the Holiday Inn located on the University of Memphis campus. Call (901) 678-8200 to check availability and rates. Be sure to ask for the U of M New Student Orientation discount!

You will register for the parent and guest program alongside your student through our registration portal found here!

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