South Florida Family Day

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

Event Details

  • Date & Time

    August 9, 2019  | 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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

  • Schedule (subject to change)

    9:00 a.m.

    Registration  Whitten University Center, Lower Lounge

    9:30 a.m.

    Welcome Session  Shalala Student Center Ballrooms, 3rd Floor

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

    Campus tours leaving from the UC Patio Stage 
    (Tours will leave regularly; Last tour leaves at 2:00 p.m.)

    10:00 a.m. - Noon

    Concurrent Breakout Sessions (1 hour each)

    • Admission and Financial Aid – Shalala Student Center Ballroom
    • Undergraduate Research – Senate Room
    • Student Experience: Commuting / Living on-campus  – Activities Rooms

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

    Lunch will be served at Hecht/Stanford Dining Hall

    Noon - 2:00 p.m.

     Concurrent Breakout Sessions (1 hour each)

    • Application Tips & Tricks – Activities Rooms
    • Early Admission Matters – Iron Arrow Room
    • Cane ‘Talk Student Panel – Shalala Student Center Ballrooms

    1:30 - 2:30 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”


  • Parking Information

    Parking will be available in the Pavia Parking Garage on campus.

    Pavia Parking Garage 
    5615 Pavia Street
    Coral Gables, FL 33146

    All participants who will have a vehicle on campus are required to register the vehicle's license plate with the University of Miami.

    • Parking registration is open now and through 8/9/2019
    • Parking session will be valid on 8/9/2019 from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
    • The approved parking location is Pavia Garage 
    • All vehicles must be parked head-in only