Future ’Cane Day

Congrats on being admitted to the U! Celebrate your success with us at Future ’Cane Day, our admitted student open house. 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.

Event Date and Time

Sunday, April 7, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



  • Preliminary Agenda for the Day

    8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

    Watsco Center

    8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    Showcase the U

    Watsco 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.

    9:30 - 10 a.m.

    Watsco Center

    10:15 - 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.

    12 - 1 p.m.
    Financial Aid Information Session

    Shalala Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom East
    Have you received an award package and have 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

    Shalala Student Center, 3rd Floor Activities Room 
    Did you apply early decision? Have you already enrolled to be part of the Class of ’23?  Join us and meet your new classmates, make some friends, connect on social media, and maybe even find a roommate.

    12 - 2:30 p.m.
    Campus Tours

    Lakeside Patio Stage
    Tours will leave every half an hour with the last tour departing at 2:00 p.m.

    Make Me A 'Cane

    Shalala Student Center, 2nd Floor Mezzanine
    Claim your place at the U! This is your time to make joining the University of Miami Class of 2023 a reality. Submit your enrollment deposit today. 

    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.

    Schedule your appointment

    Lunch at the Dining Halls 

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

    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    Pre-Health Advising Information Session

    Cox Science Building, Room 126
    Regardless of your academic interest, learn how our curriculum and advising provides an ideal environment to prepare you for dental, veterinarian, or medical school.

    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.
    Thank U For Visiting

    The Rock
    Enjoy refreshments and festivities; have your photo taken with Sebastian the Ibis.

Parking Information

  • Parking for April 7, 2019

    Parking will be available in the Pavia Parking Garage and the Yellow Lot in front of the Watsco Center on campus. Please note, if you park in the Watsco Center lot, you will be closer to the location for the beginning of the program and if you park in the Pavia Garage, you will be closer to the programming taking place at the end of the day.

    Pavia Parking Garage 
    5615 Pavia Street
    Coral Gables, FL 33146

    Watsco Center
    1245 Dauer Drive
    Coral Gables, FL 33146

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

    - Parking session will be valid on 4/7/2019 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    - Registration is only valid in the approved parking locations: Pavia Garage & Watsco Center
    - All vehicles must be parked head-in only 

    To reserve parking, please click below and enter your vehicle license plate.