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, daughter, or family member is a UT Tyler student or considering becoming one, there are excellent resources available to answer your questions and 500 Internal Server Error

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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!


Procedures for Fall 2020 Return to Normal Operations


Family Weekend Fall 2020


New Student and Family Programs invites all students, parents and family members to Save the Date for our Fall 2020 Family Weekend, planned for October 1 - 3, 2020!




A detailed schedule will be shared soon - check back for updates!



Registration for Family Weekend 2020 will open near the start of the Fall 2020 semester

  • Members of the Patriot Parent Association pay $20 per person; $10 for guests under age 16
  • Non-members of the Patriot Parent Association pay $25 per person; $20 for guests under age 16


All ticket sales are final unless we cancel the event due to weather or an unforeseen circumstance. 





Patriot Parent Association

The Patriot Parent Association provides the resources you need to stay connected while supporting your student's success from New Patriot Orientation through graduation. During New Patriot Orientation, you will have the opportunity to join the Patriot Parent Association. Members pay a one-time $20 per parent joining fee. Patriot Parent Association members will receive various benefits and access to information that will help in supporting your student while at UT Tyler. 


Join the Patriot Parent Association by completing this registration form.

Non-Membership: Receive our Patriot Parent Connection e-newsletter. To receive our e-newsletter, send your request to parentcenter@uttyler.edu

Please note: To receive the newsletter, you MUST have a student enrolled at UT Tyler, and must be able to give us their name and information.

Patriot Parent Association Members:
 Receive our Patriot Parent Connection e-newsletter, Final Exams Care Package information, a branded UT Tyler promotional item, discounts on Family Day events and more!


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