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Preview the U

Whether you’re just getting to know us or plan to apply, we invite you to attend Preview the U!

February 9, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you in February, where you will hear about our nine schools and colleges, learn more about the admission process, and be able to ask questions about financial aid. You'll also meet representatives from several departments and have a chance to tour our campus.

Details for the Events

  • What to Expect - Schedule (subject to change)

    9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


    Showcase the U: Schools & Colleges 

    The University of Miami offers more than 180 majors and programs. Engage in an informal conversation with representatives from our schools and colleges to learn more about how students take advantage of our wide breadth of offerings.

    Showcase the U: Organizations and Programs 

    Connect with representatives from across the university to learn more about housing, wellness, academic resources, and the various student experiences on campus.

    10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

    Welcome Session 

    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.

    10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Academic Interest Sessions 

    Representatives from each of the nine undergraduate schools and colleges will offer information sessions.

    11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Campus Tours
    (Tours will leave regularly; the last tour leaves at 2:00 p.m.)

    12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

    Lunch - Mahoney/Pearson & Hecht/Stanford Dining Halls
    (Lunchtimes 12:00, 12:45, and 1:30 p.m.)

    12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

    Concurrent Sessions - 12:00 p.m.
    • 'Cane Talk Student Panel 
    • Financial Aid 
    • Early Admission (ED/EA) Matters 
    • Transferring to the U 

    Concurrent Sessions - 1:00 p.m.
    • 'Cane Talk Student Panel 
    • Financial Aid 
    • Application and Essay Tips
    • Undergraduate Research

    Specialty Sessions - 2:00 p.m.
    • Pre-Health 
    • Pre-Law 

    2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

    Thank "U" for Visiting - The Rock

    Enjoy some refreshments and festivities with fellow guests and have your photo taken with our beloved Sebastian the Ibis.

  • What to Bring

    The weather in Miami can be unpredictable! We suggest you wear breathable attire and bring the following items on the day of the event:

    1) A rain jacket or umbrella
    2) A hat and/or sunglasses
    3) Sunscreen
    4) A tablet or notepad and something to write with
    5) Comfortable shoes you can walk in
    6) A light jacket or sweater
    7) Lots of questions!!

  • Getting Here

  • Parking Information

    Pavia Parking Garage 

    5615 Pavia Street
    Coral Gables, FL 33146

    Parking is available at no cost on the day of the event from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Map guiding you to check-in