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!

Spring Family BBQ at the Ballpark

All parents, family members and friends of UT Tyler students are invited to join us at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016, for a day at the ballpark! Enjoy lunch and music, followed by the UT Tyler baseball and softball games.

The cost per family member/guest:
Enrolled UT Tyler students – No Charge
Adults - $20 per person
Students (non-UT Tyler) / Seniors 65+ / Children 6+ - $15 per person

Cost includes Spring Family BBQ at the Ballpark t-shirt, lunch and general admission to 1 p.m. baseball or softball game.Individuals wishing to attend the 3 p.m. softball game must purchase tickets separately.

To register for the event, complete the online registration form and submit payments using one of the following methods.

Payment options:
  • Mail check to (please include student’s name on check):
    The Office of New Student & Family Programs
    3900 University Blvd.
    Tyler, TX 75799
  • Call Student Business Services at 903.566.7227 to pay with a debit/credit card.

To ensure accurate counts for T-shirt sizes and food, registration will close on Monday, March 21 at 5 p.m. For additional information, or to update a reservation once submitted, contact the Office of New Student & Family Programs at parentcenter@uttyler.edu.

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Travel Opportunities

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