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.
September 2: University Closed in observance of Labor Day
September 3-7: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Interest Week
September 6: Last Day to Drop Course without Receiving "W" on transcript
September 4: "My Son/Daughter Wants to Join a fraternity/sorority? I need more information"
Parent Chat, Noon, Click Here to Join
September 7: Football vs. Duke, Liberty Bowl, 3:30 pm CT (Frosh Frenzy at start)
September 9-12: Interfraternity Council (IFC) Recruitment Week
September 11-14: Panhellenic Recruitment Week
September 18: Study Abroad Fair, 10 am to 3 pm, Student Plaza
September 30-October 4: Commuter Appreciation Week
October 1: 1st Installment Plan Payment Due
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.
Encourage your Students to get Involved!
Did you know? Students who are involved...
- have higher GPAs and critical thinking skills
- are more satisfied with their college experience.
This year students have the oppurtunity to explore different activities through the
Plug In Events. Click here for a list of events and descriptions.
The beginning of a new school year is a great time for students join a new student
organization. The University has over 125 registered student organizations (RSOs) that cover a wide variety of student interests. If your student doesn't find one
that addresses their interests, they can start their own! For the full list of registered
student organizations and more information, please click here.
Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment
For our students who are interested in joining a Fraternity or Sorority, recruitment
is currently ongoing. For more information, by clicking here.
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.