Future ’Cane Day

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Congratulations on being admitted to the U! 

Celebrate your success with us at Future ’Cane Day, our admitted student open house. Here, you will meet your new classmates, learn about the value of a UM education, and get answers about the next steps to becoming a ’Cane. We will be offering three Future 'Cane Days in 2020.

To register for the event, click on a date below or use the registration calendar to sign up today!

February 23  |  April 5  |   April 19

9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.



Event Information

  • Preliminary Agenda

    9 - 10 a.m.

    Whitten University Center

    Showcase the U
    Shalala Student Center

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

    • Schools & Colleges, 2nd Floor
    • Organizations & Programs, 3rd Floor

    10 - 10:30 a.m.

    Welcome Session
    Shalala Student Center  

    10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

    Academic Interest Sessions

    Representatives from each of the nine undergraduate schools and colleges will present information and opportunities from their areas.

    11:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Financial Aid Office Hours
    Whitten University Center, 2nd Floor

    Representatives from the Office of Student Financial Assistance and Employment will be on hand to meet with families individually. Click on a date below to make an appointment:

    12 - 2 p.m.

    Dining Halls (3 sessions)

    Lunch tickets will be provided at registration for families to enjoy a meal at one of our dining halls.

    12 - 3 p.m.

    Campus Tours
    Lakeside Patio Stage

    Tours will leave every half an hour with the last tour departing at 2:30 p.m.

    Make Me A 'Cane
    Shalala Student Center

    Claim your place at the U! This is your time to make joining the University of Miami Class of 2024 a reality. Submit your enrollment deposit today.

    12 - 1 p.m.

    Financial Aid General Information Session
    Shalala Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom East

    Have general financial aid questions? Representatives from the Office of Financial Assistance will discuss the UM award package and ways to afford your college education through several forms of financial assistance.

    Meet Your Classmates (Students Only)
    Shalala Student Center, 3rd Floor Activities Room 

    Students! Have you already deposited and made your decision to enroll? Welcome to the Class of ’24. Join us and meet your new classmates, make some friends, and be sure to connect on social media. 

    1 - 2 p.m.

    A Day in the Life of a ’Cane (Students Only)
    Shalala Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom East

    Learn first-hand what a day in the life of a University of Miami student is like from our panel of current UM students. Bring your questions!

    Transitioning to the U (Parents Only)
    Shalala Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom Center

    Starting college can be exciting and daunting for both students and parents. Learn how the University of Miami will work with your sons and daughters to make the transition process as smooth as possible, and hear about the resources available to students for academic, social, and emotional support as they embark on their college career.

    2 - 3 p.m.

    Pre-Health Advising Information Session
    Shalala Student Center, Ballroom East

    Regardless of your academic interest, learn how our curriculum and advising provides an ideal environment to prepare you for veterinary, dental, or medical school.

    Experiential Learning
    Shalala Student Center

    Have you considered studying abroad? Does the idea of research make you excited? Are internship opportunities a priority to you? Meet those involved in experiential learning here at the U and how you can become involved in these campus experiences.

    2 – 3:15 p.m.

    Thank U for Visiting
    The Rock

    Drop by and enjoy refreshments and festivities … and don’t forget to have your photo taken with Sebastian the Ibis!

  • Rosenstiel School Admitted Open House 

    Admitted to the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science? Make plans to stay an extra day and visit our Rosenstiel campus on Virginia Key! Conveniently scheduled on the day after the February 23 and April 19 Future Cane Day events, the open houses are a chance to visit our world-class facilities and learn more about the school's research areas and opportunities to get involvedWe hope to see you there!

  • Parking Information

    Complimentary parking will be available in the Pavia Parking Garage on the day of the event.

    Pavia Parking Garage 
    5615 Pavia Street
    Coral Gables, FL 33146

  • Directions to the Coral Gables Campus