Transfer Next Steps

Please complete the items listed below by their respective dates, to ensure a smooth transition to life as a 'Cane.
Review important dates and deadlines for spring here.


Master Checklist for Transfers


  1. Accept your offer and submit your $500 enrollment deposit in CaneLink.
  2. Check your UM email daily.
  3. Confirm your contact information on CaneLink.
  4. Apply for on-campus housing, search for a roommate, and choose a meal plan.
  5. Register for 'Cane Kickoff on CaneLink.
  6. Set up delegate/proxy access in CaneLink.
  7. *International students, if entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J-1 visa, scan a copy of your bank/government sponsorship letter and the first page of your passport and email to mydocuments@miami.edu.
  8. Complete financial assistance To-Do items in CaneLink.
  9. Follow school-specific instructions to complete your course registration.
  10. If applicable, submit a request for disability accommodations.
  11. If your tuition is paid by a third-party sponsor, submit your Financial Guarantee Letter to the Office of Student Account Services.
  12. Starting January 2, complete the UMX online course.
  13. *International students, if entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J-1 visa, familiarize yourself with U.S. entry procedures.
  14. Submit your final high school transcript, AP and IB scores, and dual-enrollment course credit. All exam scores must be sent directly from the appropriate testing agency. For AP, the University of Miami’s school code is 5815.
  15. Accept or waive University-sponsored health insurance.
  16. Consider purchasing a campus parking pass.
  17. Pay your tuition invoice.
  18. If utilizing V.A. educational benefits, contact the VA Certifying Official.
  19. *International students, attend International Student Orientation.
  20. Complete Part 1 of “Think About It,” UM’s Online Alcohol and Drug Education course.
  21. Participate in all five days of ’Cane Kickoff.
  22. Confirm you have arrived on campus.
  23. Complete health center immunizations.