UT Tyler Parent and Family Programs

Keeping Families Informed and Connected

The University of Texas at Tyler's Parent and Family Programs links parents and families to vital information and opportunities to stay connected to campus.

Whether your son or daughter is a UT Tyler student or considering becoming one, there are excellent resources available to answer your questions and address your concerns. You'll also find great opportunities to stay informed and connected as your UT Tyler student makes that all-important journey from college enrollment to graduation.

Follow the links on this site for information and to keep abreast of current and upcoming events, programs and other happenings at UT Tyler.

Our goal is to make the transition to college as smooth as possible for you and your student, and to keep you informed throughout the coming years. Welcome to the UT Tyler community!

Parent & Family Weekend 2016

Parent & Family Weekend will take Sept. 24 - 25, 2016. Family Weekend Registration is now closed.  If payment for event is still needed, please send checks to:

New Student & Family Programs
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Deadline to register & pay is Wednesday, September 21. The cost to attend Parent & Family Weekend is $40 per adult and $20 for non-UT Tyler Students, seniors (65 and older), and children 6 and under. There is no cost to attend for currently enrolled UT Tyler students.  Those who sign-up after September 14 may not receive a shirt.  After registering, more details will be sent to the email address listed on your registration form. For additional questions, please contact New Student & Family Programs at 903.565.5645.

Schedule

Saturday, September 24

Noon – BBQ at Patriot Soccer – Soccer Field

2:30 - 3 p.m. – Family Entertainment – UC Theatre

*Dinner will be on your own with your student* - We would like for this time to be for families where they are able to spend some time with their student.   This is a great opportunity to check out campus or Tyler with your student!

Sunday, September 25

10 a.m. – Brunch/UT Tyler Update – UC Ballroom

Patriot Parent Association

The Patriot Parent Association provides the resources you need to stay connected while supporting your student's success from New Patriot Orientation through graduation. During New Patriot Orientation, you will have the opportunity to join the Patriot Parent Association. Members pay a one-time $20 per parent joining fee. Patriot Parent Association members will receive various benefits and access to information that will help in supporting your student while at UT Tyler. 

Non-Membership: Receive our Patriot Parent Connection e-newsletter. To receive our e-newsletter, send your request to parentcenter@uttyler.edu

Patriot Parent Association Members:
 Receive our Patriot Parent Connection e-newsletter, Final Exams Care Package information, Proud Parent car decal, 10% discount to on-campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore, two-for-one athletic event tickets, access to regional parent groups and more!

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