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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
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.
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.