For release: August 28, 2009
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
High school seniors will find answers to their questions about college life when the
University of Memphis holds its annual Campus Day. Students may attend the event on
either of two Saturdays, Sept. 12 or Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Campus Day
is free, but registration is necessary. Online registration is available at http://recruitment.memphis.edu
The reservation deadline for the Sept. 12 event is Sept. 4. Reservations for the Oct.
3 session are due by Sept. 25.
Campus Day, which also is open to parents, will begin with lunch and entertainment
by the University’s pop music group, Sound Fuzion. U of M President Shirley Raines
and Lady Tiger basketball head coach Melissa McFerrin will welcome visitors.
Attendees will hear from current University students, parents, and U of M representatives
as they talk about the admissions process, residence life, scholarships and financial
aid, academic programs, and student services. Guests will also have a chance to visit
academic departments of their choice, talk with faculty, and tour the campus.
For more information, call 901-678-2169 or 800-669-2678.