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In the Now: March 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

March 1: 1st Installment Fee Payment Due (4:30 pm)

March 1: FASFA Priority Deadline

March 5: Career Services Lunch & Learn

March 7: Classes End for 1st Session

March 9: Daylight Savings Begins

March 10-March 16: Spring Break (Residence Halls except for Living Learning Complex and Carpenter Complex and ESP Closed)

March 14: Fee Payment Deadline (4:30 p.m.) for students who register for Second Part of Term ONLY between January 29 and March 15

March 17: Classes Begin for 2nd Session

March 26: Education Career Fair, 1:00-4:00 pm, UC Ballroom

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

Emergency Notifications

During this season of possible inclement weather, it is important that you and your student are signed up for Tiger Text. This service sends your phone a text message in case of inclement weather closing or an emergency.

Financial Aid for 2014-2015 School Year

The priority financial aid deadline for the 2014-2015 school year (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015) was March 1st, but there is still time to apply.  It is important that you and your student fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible to ensure that your student gets the maximum amount of aid that they are eligible to receive.  For more information, please contact the Financial Aid office at 901.678.4825 or review their website for more information.

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

Financial Aid Office

Enrollment Verification

Student Privacy and FERPA

The Daily Helmsman

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