UT Tyler Parent and Family Programs

Keeping Families Informed and Connected

Welcome to the UT Tyler community! 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 family member is a UT Tyler student or considering becoming one, there are excellent resources available to answer your questions and address your concerns. 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.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram - @UTTylerPFP !

 

Announcing Family Weekend 2022!

Family Weekend is happening October 14th - 16th, 2022. This year's family weekend is centered around a casino night where families and students can gamble funny money and enter drawings for awesome prizes using the poker chips they won playing casino games. Throughout the weekend, students and families can earn more funny money by participating in certain events. The weekend will also have events hosted by the City of Tyler's Rose Festival, service projects, soccer and volleyball tailgates, good food, and an Open Mic Night! 

Everyone attending Family Weekend MUST be registered, including students! 

Click *HERE* to register yourself and your family to attend!

Click *HERE* to find information regarding hotels in Tyler and UT Tyler discounts

Click *HERE* to find more information about the Rose Festival

Details and information about the weekend, events, and ticket pricing can be found on the registration website above.

Family Association

The Family Association is dedicated to providing all parents and families with events and resources that well help them stay connected and involved with UT Tyler and one another from the time that their student attends New Patriot Orientation to when they graduate.

By joining the Family Association, you are joining the UT Tyler family with Patriot pride! You are taking the steps to be just as involved as your student with additional communications, exclusive parent and family communities, scholarship opportunities, and UT Tyler swag! Those interested in joining the Family Association can join for $40 annually or $150 for four-years. A Family Association membership covers one individual. Any additional family member who wants to join would need to fill out their own membership form. 

All parents and family members also have the option to join the Complimentary Membership. With the complimentary membership, you will receive all the communications you need to stay informed and involved- for free!

Join the Complimentary Membership or the Family Association today!

You can view the Family Association benefits below or find them HERE.

Complimentary Membership 

Click *here* to join

One Year Membership 

Click *here* to join

Four Year Membership 

Click *here* to join

Free!
$40.00 $150.00
August 1, 2022 - August 1, 2023   
August 1, 2022 - August 1, 2023   August 1, 2022 - August 1, 2026 
Benefits:
Benefits: Benefits:
  • Knowledgeable full time staff support
  • Access to the Parent & Family Facebook and Instagram page
  • Access to UT Tyler's Virtual Parent Guide
  • Invitations to Family and Parent Events
  • Monthly Facebook live Parent Chats
  • A UT Tyler Family t-shirt
  • A UT Tyler Family Association car decal
  • UT Tyler Family Association magnet
  • Eligible for Family Association Fledge Scholarship 
  • 2 UT Tyler Parent Newsletters each semester
  • An Explore Tyler, Texas Activity Guide
  • An Explore Tyler, TX Coupon map (hundreds in savings)
  • Discounted Family Day and Family Weekend tickets
  • 2 free athletic game tickets (per year)
  • Access to the exclusive Family Association Facebook page
  • Early registration to Family Weekend and Family Day events
  • Invitations to exclusive parent-only regional events (Dallas, Houston, Austin)
  • Knowledgeable full time staff support
  • Access to the Parent & Family Facebook and Instagram page
  • Access to UT Tyler's Virtual Parent Guide
  • Invitations to Family and Parent Events
  • Monthly Facebook live Parent Chats
  • A UT Tyler Family t-shirt
  • A UT Tyler Family Association car decal
  • UT Tyler Family Association magnet
  • Eligible for Family Association Fledge Scholarship 
  • 2 UT Tyler Parent Newsletters each semester
  • An Explore Tyler, Texas Activity Guide
  • An Explore Tyler, TX Coupon map (hundreds in savings)
  • Discounted Family Day and Family Weekend tickets
  • 2 free athletic game tickets (per year)
  • Access to the exclusive Family Association Facebook page
  • Early registration to Family Weekend and Family Day events
  • Invitations to exclusive parent-only regional events (Dallas, Houston, Austin)
  • UT Tyler Family Association hot and cold tumblers
  • Free copy of "College Ready: 2021 Edition" by Brannon T Jones
  • 10% - 15% off UT Tyler's school ring from Jostens*
*Discounts may vary based on cost of precious metals

 

 

 



 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Website last updated: April 14, 2022