South Florida Family Day

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This event is for students living in Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties.

Come learn about what makes the University of Miami unique and how you will benefit from this global education as a South Florida student. You will have the opportunity to take a tour of campus, meet current students from the South Florida area, and attend a presentation with officers from admission and financial aid. 

Thursday, August 10, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Whitten University Center - Lobby
1306 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

Parking Information:
Pavia Parking Garage
5615 Pavia Street
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

8:30 a.m. RegistrationWhitten University Center Lobby
9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Own Your Education: Academics at the UShalala Student Center
Our flexible curriculum allows students to engage with all of our schools and colleges. Learn how the Cognates Program of General Education provides connections across disciplines for UM students.

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions – Identical sessions will be offered at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. 

Undergraduate Research – Cox Science Building, Room 145 
Students are able to engage in research as early as their freshmen year. Learn from faculty and current students how research shapes the academic experience.

Internships/Career Preparation  Shalala Student Center, Ballrooms
A representative from the Toppel Career Center will explain how students are expertly positioned to land internships and jobs in their desired fields.

Study Abroad  Shalala Student Center, Senate Room
Learn how students are able to study in 85 programs in more than 40 countries around the world.

'Cane Talk Student Panel – Cox Science Building, Room 126
Hear about the UM experience from the eyes of our current students.

11:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Lunch Hecht-Stanford or Mahoney-Pearson Dining Halls


12:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Campus Tours

Tours will leave from dining halls starting at 12:15 – 1:00 p.m., all returning to Shalala Student Center by 2:15 p.m.

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Admission and Financial AidShalala Student Center, Ballroom East (English)

Admission and Financial Aid – Shalala Student Center, Ballroom Center (Spanish)

Understand our holistic review process and how families afford a UM education. The presentation will be followed by conversations with current students and a sweet treat.

Transfer Session – Shalala Student Center, Senate Room

Information for students interested in transferring into the University of Miami.

*Please note, locations and times on the itinerary are subject to change.