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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!

Family Day 2018

New Student and Family Programs invites all students, parents and family members to join us at Family Day on September 22nd, 2018.   

Check-in for this event has been moved to 6:00 PM in the University Center Ballroom due to the weather. Casino Night and a movie for those who are uninterested in the casino activities will begin after dinner. 

The men’s and women’s soccer team are still competing today.  We still encourage our families to support our teams. Today's games will be played at Tyler Junior College with a 9:00 a.m. start for Women's Soccer and an 11:00 a.m. start for Men's Soccer.

Adults: $25

16 years and under: $15

UT Tyler Students: FREE

The cost of this event includes the meal and the activities. T-shirts will be given out while supplies last, so it is very important to register and arrive early for the event! If we run out of Family Day shirts, we will provide other give away shirts. Tickets are non-refundable. 

You will need to call ahead to pay for this event. Payments will be taken by the cashiers office who can be reached at: 903.566.7227.

 Registration for this event is now closed as we have met capacity. 

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, and access to regional parent groups and more!

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