The following roadmap will help you and your student get ready for the upcoming fall semester at the University of Miami.
Please ensure that your student completes 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 31|
|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 31|
|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 15|
|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 - August 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. Complete the Arrival Confirmation form under your CaneLink To-Do List to confirm you have arrived on campus!||August 22|