Family Road to UM

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Welcome to the ’Cane Family! The information below was compiled with newly admitted students’ families in mind and will help you partner with your student to ensure they make a smooth transition to college. Sign up to receive emails regarding University information, events, and your student's on-boarding process.

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Important Dates for Fall 2024

Topic Date Assigned
Student UM email assigned


Road to UM online modules get assigned in Blackboard EARLY APRIL 
(or the first Monday after you submit your enrollment deposit)
Road to UM fall communication series begins EARLY MAY
Start of registration process MID-MAY
Course registration period END OF MAY - JUNE
Accommodation request deadline, if applicable JUNE 1
Employee Dependent Status in Workday (Tuition Remission) JULY 1
Tuition bills are posted MID-JULY
Bills are due AUGUST 8
International student move-in AUGUST 12
International Student Orientation AUGUST 13
Move-in for domestic students living on campus AUGUST 12 - 13
’Cane Kickoff Orientation AUGUST 14 - 18

Fall Family Checklist

One of the best ways you can help your student prepare for their Road to UM is to go over both the family and student designated checklist to ensure they are completing tasks on time. Be sure to check back regularly for updates. 

*Spring checklist will be posted in mid-late September.

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The GPS Team (Guides for Parents and Students) is a group of engaged undergraduate peer advisors who are eager to help your student find their way and successfully start their new life at the University of Miami! They will be available to assist in navigating the transition process, provide resources, and answer any questions you may have.