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Lake Osceola South Florida Family Day
This event is for students living in Miami-Dade, Monroe, Collier, and Broward counties.
This event is now full!
If you missed your chance to register, we hope you can join us for one of our two Preview the U open house events instead.

Monday, August 1, 2022 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET

We can't wait to welcome you to our in-person open house exclusively for our South Florida community! You will learn about the admission process, available scholarships, student life, and more. You and your guests will also take a guided tour of our beautiful Coral Gables campus. We can't wait to see you!


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  • Registration

    Make your way over to the Office of Undergraduate Admission to check-in for the event and meet the team.

  • Welcome and Information Session

    Overview of University of Miami history, academics, and what makes the U unique.

  • Breakout Sessions and Campus Tours

    Breakout sessions and campus tours will be held on the hour from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Campus Tours (Lakeside Patio Stage)
    Members of the President's 100 organization will show you around the University, share their experiences, and tell you about all of the opportunities available at the University of Miami.

    Admission 101: Tips for Navigating Your UMiami Application (Center)
    Nervous about the college search process? Join our admission staff for a candidate look at the Common Application and tips on how to best navigate the process!

    Beyond the Classroom: Experiential Learning (Iron Arrow)
    The University of Miami values hands-on, experiential learning. Join our campus partners to learn about the research, study abroad and internship opportunities our students will have access to!

    Florida Financial Aid (West) 
    Paying for college doesn't have to be stressful - join our financial aid staff members to learn about how federal and Florida financial aid can bring a UMiami education within reach for you and your family.

    Current ‘Canes Student Panel (Senate) 
    Join current students as they talk candidly about their UMiami experience - from student organizations, to classes and homework, and more.

    The UM Academic Experience: Cognates, Special Programs, & More (Senate)
    Interested in learning more about the classroom experience at the University of Miami? Join this session to learn how our flexible curriculum allows you to explore your passions and sets you up for success.

    Early Admission Advantage (Center)
    The University of Miami offers four different admission plans, with different deadlines; come learn which admission plan fits your needs and why there is an advantage to applying early!

    Beyond the Classroom: On-Campus Housing & Commuting (West)
    Both residential and commuter students make up our amazing Miami community; join this session to learn about both living options!

  • Lunch

    Lunch will be available between 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Dining Hall. Get a taste of what it's like to be a student!

  • Closing Reception

    Chat with an Admission Counselor, mingle with fellow guests, and take a photo at the U statue to remember your day with us.

Parking Information

All event attendees bringing a car to campus are required to register their vehicle’s license plate with the University to avoid issuance of a parking citation. When parking in any lots on our campus, you must park head-in only.

   Parking Registration

  • Parking registration:  You can register your vehicle for parking any time between now and August 1, 2022
  • Parking session is valid on:  August 1, 2022 from 7:00am through 5:00pm
  • Approved parking location: Once registered, you will be able to park in all color zones except for the Purple Zone or any reserved, service or metered spaces. 


Meet Your Hosts

Nate Crozier

Assistant Vice President of Admission & Marketing

Amanda Anderson

Executive Director, Office of Undergraduate Admission

Karina Bruce

Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admission

Imani Callan

Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Admission

Charles Cammack

Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admission

Chris Clark

Director, Multicultural Student Affairs

Tamara Colbert

Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admission

Kaitlyn Marshall

Admission Counselor, Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admission

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