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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. 

When:
Thursday, August 9, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

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

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

*We encourage guests to create a Pay by Phone account before arriving to campus so you don't have to wait in line to pay for parking. 

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

Welcome and "Own Your Education: Academics at the U"Shalala Student Center Ballrooms

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.

Breakout for Programs and Tours
Lunch will be served at Hecht/Stanford Dining Hall.

 

GROUP A - Orange

GROUP B - Green

10 - 11 a.m.

Tour

Admission/Financial Aid **

11 a.m. - Noon

Lunch

Tour

Noon - 1 p.m.

Admission/Financial Aid **

Lunch

** Disponible en Español (Senate Room)

1 p.m. and
1:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions Shalala Student Center

Identical sessions are offered at 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Please choose two that you would like to attend.

Application Tips and Tricks – Ballrooms East and Center

Understand our holistic review process and how to make yourself shine on the Common
Application.

Undergraduate Research – Storm Surge Room

Students are able to engage in research as early as their freshman year. Learn how research opportunities shape the academic experience.

’Cane Talk Student Panel – Ballroom West

Hear from a panel of current students about their UM experience; bring your questions

Internships and Careers Opportunities – Senate Room

A representative from the Toppel Career Center will explain how students are positioned to land internships and jobs in their desired fields. 

2 p.m.

Thank "U" for Visiting  The Rock

Sebastian The Ibis will pose with you for a souvenir photo to remember your day at the “U”.

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