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The following is a roadmap to help guide you as you plan for your arrival in Miami.

Complete these checklist items by the respective deadlines between now and the first day of classes to ensure a smooth transition to your new life as a ’Cane. Download and/or print a copy of the checklist here.

1

Submit your $500 enrolllment deposit on CaneLink.

2

Check your UM email daily

DEADLINE: May 1 or ASAP 

3

Confirm your permanent address, mobile number, and emergency contact information in CaneLink.

DEADLINE: May 1 or ASAP

4

Apply for on-campus housing on CaneLink. Instructions can be found at miami.edu/canelinkguide.

DEADLINE: May 1 or ASAP 

5

Set up delegate/proxy access in CaneLink. For proxy access instructions, visit miami.edu/canelinkguide.

DEADLINE: May 31 

6

International students who plan to enter the U.S. on an F-1 or a J-1 visa, 

email documents for I-20 (F-1) or DS-2019 (J-1) issuance. Visit International Application Instructions at miami.edu/intladmission for detailed instructions. 

DEADLINE: May 30 

7

Students seeking accommodations for a disability, register with the Office of Disability Services at umarc.miami.edu.

DEADLINE: June 1 

8

Commuter students register for UM’s Great Start Program at miami.edu/GreatStart.

DEADLINES: 

Register for Session 1: June 22

Register for Session 2: July 20

9

Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment online through CaneLink

Math placement guide: miami.edu/ALEKS

Math course score chart: miami.edu/ALEKSchart

DEADLINE: June 23

10

Add classes to your shopping cart and validate choices via CaneLink

For registration process instructions, visit miami.edu/newfreshmenregister.

DEADLINE: June 23 

11

Register for your courses (full time) at miami.edu/newfreshmenregister.

DEADLINE: June 23 

12

Students whose tuition is paid by a third party or government sponsor, submit your Financial Guarantee letter. Visit miami.edu/osas for instructions.

DEADLINE: June 30 

13

Submit your final high school transcripts and AP/IB/Dual Enrollment scores. 

Transcripts: miami.edu/freshman

AP/IB/CLEP/Dual Enrollment or Cambridge credit: miami.edu/creditequiv

DEADLINE: July 1 

14

Students who have applied for financial assistance, complete To Do items on CaneLink. Visit miami.edu/canelinkguide for instructions on how to accept/decline financial assistance awards.

DEADLINE: July 1 

15

International students who plan to enter the U.S. on an F-1 or a J-1 visa, pay the SEVIS fee and apply for a student visa at miami.edu/isss.

DEADLINE: July 1 

16

View meal-plan options at miami.edu/dining-services and select a meal plan in CaneLink.

DEADLINE: July 1 

17

Domestic students, review health insurance information at miami.edu/healthinsurance and choose to waive or maintain university-sponsored health insurance. 

New student health information: miami.edu/newstudenthealth 

Health records: mystudenthealth.miami.edu

DEADLINE: July 25 

18

Pay your tuition invoice on CaneLink. You can view the cost of attendance, loans, and payment plans at miami.edu/osas.

DEADLINE: August 1 

19

Register for New Student Orientation on CaneLink. The orientation schedule is available at miami.edu/orientation.

DEADLINE: August 1 

20

International students who plan to enter the U.S. on an F-1 visa, familiarize yourself with U.S. entry procedures at miami.edu/intladmission.

DEADLINE: August 1 

21

Get started on your first UM course at courses.miami.edu.

DEADLINE: Prior to the end of the Fall 2015 semester (August 1 - December 16) 

22

Complete UM’s online alcohol, drug, and sexual violence-prevention education program at miami.edu/pier21.

DEADLINE: August 17 (Part I)

23

Complete Health Center immunizations at mystudenthealth.miami.edu

New student health information: miami.edu/newstudenthealth 

Immunization information: miami.edu/immunizations

DEADLINE: August 22 

24

Students who are veterans or dependents of veterans using V.A. educational benefits, contact the Office of the Registrar at miami.edu/registrar.

DEADLINE: August 24 

25

Let us know when you arrive via CaneLink!

DEADLINE: August 24 (First day of classes)