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, if you haven’t already.||Immediately|
|4. Search for potential roommates through Roommate Finder on CaneLink.||Immediately|
|5. Register for ’Cane Kickoff.||Immediately|
|6. Follow school-specific instructions to complete your course registration.||May 16 -
|7. Set up delegate/proxy access in CaneLink.||May 30|
|8. *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.||May 30|
|9. Complete financial assistance to-do items on CaneLink.||June 1|
|10. If applicable, submit a request for disability accommodations.||June 1|
|11. Commuter students, register for the Great Start Program, session 1.||June 13|
|12. Accept or waive university-sponsored health insurance on CaneLink.||June 15|
|13. Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment as prescribed by your school or college.||June 15|
|14. If tuition is paid by a third party, submit your Financial Guarantee Letter.||June 30|
|15. Complete health center immunizations.||June 30|
|16. *If entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J1 visa, pay the SEVIS fee and apply for a student visa.||July 1|
|17. Submit your high school transcript and AP, IB, and dual enrollment grades.||July 1|
|18. Commuter students, register for the Great Start Program, session 2.||July 11|
|19. Commuter students, consider purchasing a campus parking pass.||July 31|
|20. Pay your tuition invoice through CaneLink.||August 1|
|21. *If entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J1 visa, familiarize yourself with US entry procedures.||August 1|
|22. If utilizing V.A. educational benefits, contact the Office of the Registrar.||August 1|
|23. Begin your first course – UMX.||August 1 -
|24. Complete part 1 of “Think About It.”||August 15|
|25. *Attend International Student Orientation.||August 16|
|26. Participate in all five days of ’Cane Kickoff.||August 17-21|
|27. Check in on campus!||August 22|