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. 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.

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 the links on this site for information and to keep abreast of current and upcoming events, programs and other happenings at UT Tyler.


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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. Parents and family members are welcome to join the Patriot Parent Association at any time. Members pay a one-time $20 per parent/per family member 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.  

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

Join the Patriot Parent Association by completing this registration form.

Upcoming Events: 

  • Parent Chats: Advising and Registration (Virtual) - March 30, 5:30-6:30, Register >>
  • Parent Chats: Career Success (Virtual) - April 19, 5:30-6:30, Register >>>

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