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In the Now: April FAQ
As the school year rolls on different situations and questions arise.  As a result, our more frequently asked questions for each month will be posted below.  If you do not see a topic covered, please review our Frequently Asked Questions page or feel free to e-mail us at or at 901.678.2115.

Important Dates and Deadlines

To stay up to date on all upcoming dates and deadlines, please check out our UMparent calendar

April 1: 2nd Installment Fee Payment Deadline (4:30 pm)

April 7-14: Registration for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 Classes Begins

April 30: Last Day of Classes

May 2-8: Exams

May 10: Commencement*

*Note potential date change


Spring 2014: Saturday, May 10, 2014*

FedExForum, 191 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103

10 am

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Communication and Fine Arts
  • University College
  • Doctoral Hoodings for these colleges

2 pm

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Doctoral Hoodings for these colleges and schools

Click here to view the Commencement Program


All family members are welcome at commencement.  Tickets are not required to attend commencement.  If you or another family member is in need of any disability assistance, please call (901) 678-5547.

For more information on commencement, please click here.

Invitations and Diploma Frames:

The University Bookstore has a selection of graduation announcements and beautiful frames for the graduate.  For more information, visit the Bookstore website.

For information on visiting Memphis, please visit our Visiting Campus page

*Please note that due to the NBA Playoffs, commencement ceremonies may have to be moved to Sunday, May 11th. Students will be notified via email if the date changes and it will be posted on social media channels. Please click here for the most up to date news.

Enrollment Verification

Do you need verification that you student is enrolled for medical insurance, car insurance, or anything else? Students can request enrollment verification from the National Student Clearinghouse  or from the Registrar’s office.  For complete details on how to request enrollment verification, please click here.

Student Newspaper: The Daily Helmsman

Do you want to know what is going on on-campus from a student point of view?  Read the student newspaper, The Daily Helmsman, by clicking here. It is published Tuesday through Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Important Links:

Frequently Asked Questions

UMparent Calendar


Enrollment Verification

The Daily Helmsman

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