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Lake Osceola South Florida Family Day
This event is for students living in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe counties.
Thank you for joining us for a virtual open house designed specifically for our South Florida neighbors.

Friday, August 7, 2020 | 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET

For more opportunities to connect with us, visit our Virtual Visit page or check for other upconing events.

Agenda

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  • 12:00 p.m. - Welcome to the U

    Hear from the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s leadership about what South Florida Family Day has in store for you! You will receive an overview of the events for the day along with access to resources for you to use along the way. You'll also meet your South Florida Admission Officers!

  • 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. - Financial Aid for Florida Families

    Learn about applying for aid, Florida programs, and how UM is meeting full demonstrated need for all students.

  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Student Panel: Experiential Learning

    During this moderated panel, current University of Miami student leaders will share their internship, study abroad, and research experiences. They will also talk about how they got involved in the UM community and the awesome opportunities they’ve had along the way.

  • 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Applying Early

    Have you ever wondered if your admission plan matters? Undergraduate Admission leadership will discuss applying early and why it’s important.

  • 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Student Panel: Why I Chose Miami

    Current students from the South Florida area will discuss their application process in this moderated panel. Learn how they made their application stand out and why they decided to stay in the Sunshine state!

  • 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Joint Session with FIU: The Grass is Greener in Florida

    You don’t want to miss this joint session with our neighbors to the west, Florida International University! Hear admission leadership of both universities regarding the benefits of staying local and why choosing a Florida institution might be the right fit for you.

  • 3:00-4:00 p.m. - Academic Breakout Session

    Meet faculty and staff from our nine undergraduate schools and colleges! You’ll hear an overview of hands-on experiences and have the opportunity to ask questions. Each school or college is broken down by their Cognates Program of General Education Areas of Knowledge.

    • STEM: College of Engineering, School of Nursing and Human Development, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Athmospheric Science, College of Arts & Science
    • People & Society: Miami Herbert Business School, School of Education & Human Development, School of Communication
    • Arts & Humanities: College of Arts and Sciences, Frost School of Music, School of Architecture

  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - 'Behind the Scenes' look at UM

    Join a live stream of our student-led campus tour. This is a great opportunity to see the campus from the student perspective!

Meet Your Hosts

amanda anderson

Amanda Anderson
Executive Director

traniece

Traniece Bruce
Assistant Director

Imani Callan

Imani Callan
Admission Counselor

 

Nate Crozier

Nate Crozier
Assistant Vice President of Admission & Marketing