New Freshmen Registration

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Miami!

We are pleased that you have chosen to be a part of the 'Cane family and look forward to your arrival on campus. There will be many things to do when you come to campus for orientation in August: settling into housing, getting acquainted with the campus, meeting to your classmates and professors, and much more.

To make the transition easier, we are giving you the opportunity to register for the Fall semester this Summer through CaneLink. You will have from May 16 - June 21 to create your schedule.

For this early registration period, each school has developed an advising website to guide you through the course selection process. The directions and recommendations are based on their knowledge of what you will need to start your academic career on the right track! To find the directions for your specific school, click on the Schools & Colleges Registration Process arrow below and then select the link to your school.

Registration Deadlines

Registration will begin May 18. See timeline below for specific deadlines.

Sunday, May 1 Math Placement Test Opens
Monday, May 9 Shopping Carts and Validation Processes Available in CaneLink
Monday, May 16 Registration Opens in CaneLink
Friday, June 10 Last day to Change School/Major through the Office of Undergraduate Admission
Tuesday, June 21 Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. 
First Week of July Fall Tuition Bills Generated*; email notifications sent to students

*Tuition charges are generated once you register for courses. 

Registration Process Using CaneLink

There are many online resources to guide you through the process of registration; here are links to the online tutorials for registration.

Student Guide:

A detailed student guide on how to use CaneLink.
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Registration Process:

A step-by-step guide on how to complete the new Fall Registration process in CaneLink.
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Frequently Asked Questions.
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Things you need to know about the Waitlist.
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Schools & Colleges Registration Process

Each school/college has put together school/major specific directions to guide you through choosing your classes for the Fall. Click on your school below to go to their website.


Canelink is the University of Miami's online portal for students and faculty. CaneLink is used by students to plan their academic career, register for classes, view their academic and financial records and receive communication from the university. Faculty and staff use CaneLink for academic advising, grade submission and other student related functions.

Visit to access CaneLink. Students should use their existing CaneID and password to log in.

How to Search for Classes Using CaneLink

CaneLink has a robust search engine for classes.

Search For Classes:
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Cognates Program of General Education 

New freshmen will complete their General Education Requirements across three areas of knowledge in an exciting format: cognates. Review the cognate concept to better understand the Cognates Program of General Education and how you can explore in-depth, concepts that interest you at the link below.

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Math Placement Exam

Incoming freshmen at the University of Miami will be required to complete the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment before enrolling in a mathematics course. The recommended course will depend on your major and degree program. Please see the Math Placement Guide, as well as the Freshmen Level Math Course Chart, for information on score requirements and prerequisites. For Fall 2015 enrollment, the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment will be available to incoming students beginning May 1, 2015. Students will be able to access the assessment free of charge through the ALEKS link on CaneLink. The ALEKS assessment can be taken from any location with internet access. Students are expected to complete the ALEKS assessment on their own, without any outside assistance of any kind (this includes any individual, websites, etc.), and adhere to the University of Miami's Honor Code.

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UMX - University of Miami Experience

The University of Miami Experience (UMX 100) is a graded, online, self-paced course specifically designed to assist first-year students and transfer students in making a successful transition to the University of Miami. All new students are automatically enrolled in this course. The course is required for all new students.

The grade received in the course will be reflected on a student’s transcript. The course opens on August 1st for the Fall semester, and on January 1st for the Spring semester. Questions about the course can be emailed to:

Change of School & Major Process

Students can change their school and or major prior to starting school in the Fall. If you are interested in changing schools and/or your major, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at before June 12, 2015.

Beginning June 15, 2015 requests for change of school will need to go through your school or college directly. Please note that some schools may not allow changes until the Fall semester is underway.

Changes to majors within the same school or college are handled directly by the school/college administration. Please contact your school/college to process a change of major.

AP/IB/CLEP Credits

To have Advanced Placement, College-Level Examination Program and International Baccalaureate (Level H) examinations scores evaluated for university credit, request that your scores be sent directly to the Office of Admission from the College Board or your regional IB office.

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