The following roadmap will help guide you as you plan for your arrival in Miami.
Please complete the items listed below by their respective dates, to ensure a smooth transition to life as a 'Cane.
For the PDF version of the checklist, click here.
For the School-Specific Checklist, click here.
|1. Check your UM email daily.||Immediately|
|2. Confirm your contact information on CaneLink.||Immediately|
|3. Apply for on-campus housing and choose a meal plan, if you haven’t already.||Immediately|
|4. Search for a roommate on 'Roommate Finder' in CaneLink.||Immediately|
|5. *Confirm your attendance at International Student Orientation (you will receive an email).||Immediately|
|6. Register for ’Cane Kickoff.||Immediately|
|7. Complete health center immunizations.||Immediately|
|8. If tuition is paid by a third party, submit your Financial Guarantee Letter.||Immediately|
|9. Accept or waive university-sponsored health insurance on CaneLink.||Immediately|
|10. Set up delegate/proxy access in CaneLink.||Immediately|
|11. Submit your final high school transcript, AP and IB scores, and dual enrollment course credit.||Immediately|
|12. *If entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J1 visa, pay the SEVIS fee and apply for a student visa.||Immediately|
|13. *If entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J1 visa, scan a copy of your bank/government sponsorship letter and the first page of your passport.||Immediately|
|14. Complete financial assistance To-Do items on CaneLink.||Immediately|
|15. If applicable, submit a request for disability accommodations.||Immediately|
|16. Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment as prescribed by your school or college.||October 15 - January 20|
|17. If utilizing V.A. educational benefits, contact the Office of the Registrar.||December 1|
|18. Follow school-specific instructions to complete your course registration.||December 1|
|19. Pay your tuition invoice through CaneLink.||January 6|
|20. *Attend International Student Orientation.||January 10|
|21. Complete part 1 of “Think About It.”||January 11|
|22. Participate in all five days of ’Cane Kickoff.||January 12-14|
|23. Confirm you have arrived on campus.||January 12|
|24. *If entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J1 visa, familiarize yourself with US entry procedures.||January 25|