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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!

Parent & Family Weekend 2015 

All parents, family members, and friends of UT Tyler students are invited to join us for Parent and Family Weekend on October 9-10. Parent and Family Weekend will be a great time to visit campus and reconnect with your student(s). 

The cost per family member/guest is $15 and includes a t-shirt and lunch. There is no cost for current UT Tyler students. 

Registration for Parent and Family Weekend is now open! The deadline to register is Monday, September 28.

Payment options:

  • Mail check with completed registration form to the Office of New Student & Family Programs.
  • Call Student Business Services at 903.566.7227 to pay with a debit/credit card. Email completed registration form to
  • Visit the Office of New Student & Family Programs to pay in person. 

Helpful UT Tyler Links

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Final Exams Care Package Program
To receive information for our Final Exams Care Package program, please send your name and mailing address to

 Health Newsletter for Parents of College Students

Travel Opportunities
Information about student international travel opportunities is available on the Office of International Programs website.


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Homecoming 2015 Campus Wide

Homecoming Kickoff Harvey Lake (rainsite UC Ballroom) 5 PM

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Homecoming 2015 Campus Wide

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