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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!

Homecoming 2015 

The Homecoming Family Lunch is Saturday, Oct. 10, at noon. The lunch is a great time to visit campus and reconnect with your student(s). The event includes food, prizes, fun, and a special performance by the 2015 Patriot Idol winner. Registration for the Homecoming Family Lunch will be available this summer.

There is no cost for UT Tyler students. The cost for family members/guests is $10 each. Payment options:

  • Online via your student's myUTTyler account 
  • Call the Cashiers' Office at 903.566.7227
  • Visit the Cashiers' Office in ADM 230 

Helpful UT Tyler Links

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Newsletters and the Final Exams Care Package Program
The UT Tyler Parent Resource Center publishes the Patriot Parent Connection newsletter twice each academic year. To receive the newsletter and an invitation letter 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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Upcoming Events

Forever 21 Information Table 2nd Floor UC By Welcome Desk 11:00 AM

Forever 21 Information Table 2nd Floor UC By Welcome Desk 11:00 AM

Transfer Orientation UC Theater 8 a.m.

Freshman Day of Service University Center 12:30 p.m.

Breakfast for Dinner & a Movie UC Ballroom 7:30 p.m.

Classroom Tours University Center 5 p.m.

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