The University of Memphis is committed to respecting the privacy of its Web site visitors. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information policies and practices. This notice is made available through a link on our homepage and in the University’s universal footer.

It is not necessary to reveal any personal information to visit official UofM Web sites. Should you choose to provide us with any personal information it will only be used by The University of Memphis to conduct official University business. We will never disseminate personal information to any unaffiliated third party.


Cookies are small files that are stored locally on your machine. Each of these files contain some combination of alpha-numeric numbers and do not contain personal information. Most, if not all, University of Memphis websites use cookies and can only be accessed remotely by the UofM. The University of Memphis uses the following types of cookies: First- and Third-Party Cookies.

Editing your browser’s settings will allow you to block cookies. These instructions can usually be found under your browser’s settings in the ‘Help’ section of your browser.


We use these cookies to enhance your website experience. These cookies help our website recognize you and your access privileges across the UofM Web sites. First-party cookies also aid with site navigation. Many of our websites would not run properly without these cookies.


The UofM works collaboratively with other organizations (third parties) in order to enhance your experience and provide additional service to you, the end-user. These cookies help the UofM with advertising, analytics, and tracking services. Listed below are a few third-party services currently being used by the UofM:

  • Google Analytics
  • YouVisit
  • AdRoll

Whether they are First- or Third-Party, they both share some characteristics, with the most important similarity being that they ‘remember’ your visit. First- and Third-Party cookies can be further categorized into two other types: Session or Persistent. Session cookies expire as soon as you close the browser, while Persistent cookies remain on your computer until they are manually removed or expire. Typically speaking, session cookies remember your preferences when going from page to page on a website during one visit; while Persistent cookies remember your preferences for websites that you visit frequently.


The University of Memphis uses the information collected on websites in several ways:

  • Statistical Web Usage Reports
  • Server & Website Diagnostics
  • Marketing Analysis
  • User Identification
  • User Access Privilege Identification
  • Advertising
  • Website Enhancement

All information that is gathered is used strictly for official University business only.


The University of Memphis will never disseminate your personal information to any unaffiliated third-party.


The University or Memphis has established appropriate network, server and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access and to assist in maintaining data security. Official web servers use encrypted connections when collecting or displaying sensitive information. Users should verify that a secure connection (https) is being used when submitting sensitive information via login and data collection forms.


Some pages on the University of Memphis’ website may link to external sites outside of the domain for your convenience. Note that using these links will cause you to leave the UofM website. The University of Memphis is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of websites not affiliated with the domain. As such, the University does not make any representations about them. When visiting an external website, it is recommended that you view their Privacy Policy to become more familiar with their privacy practices and content handling.


Unless otherwise noted, all contents of The University of Memphis Web site are copyright The University of Memphis. All rights reserved.


The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.

The University of Memphis is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, religion or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

EE/AA Compliance Officer
Office for Institutional Equity
156 Administration Building
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152-3370

Tel: 901. 678.2713
Fax: 901.678.4800


Information found on The University of Memphis website is provided by multiple sources. Every effort is made to keep the content updated; however, the website may not always reflect the most recent actions on academic coursework or University policies, and is subject to change. The University reserves the right to revise the information on this website at any time and without notice. Any links to external websites and/or non-University of Memphis information provided on University pages or returned from University web search engines are provided as a courtesy. Linking to those websites does not represent an official endorsement of the information contained there.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us.