Campus Resources

A photography of Sebastian the Ibis; Sebastian is the University of Miami mascot. A photography of Sebastian the Ibis; Sebastian is the University of Miami mascot.
We know enrolling in a new university can be overwhelming. Please use the links below to discover information on some of the many student resources the University of Miami has to offer you.

Guides, Policies, and Forms

Undergraduate Policies and ProceduresWhile the university makes every effort to provide academic counseling to its students, its basic policy places the responsibility for planning an academic program upon the student. It is recommended that all students familiarize themselves with the university, the school in which they are enrolled, and the department of their major.

Academic Bulletin - The bulletin contains extensive information about various university programs, policies, procedures and other important information. 

Academic Calendar - Students should refer to the University of Miami Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines throughout the academic year.

Undergraduate Student Honor CodeThe ethical blueprint for undergraduate studies throughout the university. This booklet outlines the process for the investigation and determination of Honor Code violations.

Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook - This handbook is the basis for our standards of conduct. These policies help us ensure a consistent and efficient approach when handling student conduct cases.

Office of the University Registrar FormsThis web page will take you to a list of forms you may need during your time at the university.

Office of the University Registrar Graduation and DiplomasThis web page provides all the necessary information regarding what you must do before you can walk across the graduation stage.

Campus Resources

Office of Undergraduate Admission - At the Office of Undergraduate Admission our admission officers are here to answer your questions before, during, and after the admission process.

Graduate School - A resource for graduate students, providing guidance for program offerings, admissions guidelines, dissertation editing and electronic submission, and career preparation.

Office of the University Registrar - The Office of the Registrar is charged with the overall responsibility for activities relating to course registration, students’ academic records, course scheduling and enrollment and academic systems maintenance.

Commencement - This website provides all the information you need to know about the commencement ceremonies at the University of Miami.

Student Account Services -  Responsible for the processing of all financial information related to student accounts during their enrollment at the University of Miami.

Student Health Service - Provides primary care clinical services and specialty services such as women's health, travel visits and allergy injections. 

Title IX Office - The University of Miami Title IX Office works to prevent, stop, and address sexual misconduct across all university campuses and for all university community members.

Student Affairs - The Division of Student Affairs engages, supports, and develops students and the university community by providing exemplary services, programs, and facilities as we foster a caring and inclusive environment

Living Off CampusThe Office of Housing and Residential Life created a webpage for students in need of off-campus housing because on-campus housing is only offered to full-time degree-seeking undergraduates. 

Parking and Transportation - Responsible for the overall management of parking facilities, traffic control and meeting the transportation needs of the Coral Gables campus.

Cane CardThis is an on-campus student identification card. The Cane Card is used to provide access to facilities like the library or the Patti & Allen Herbert Wellness Center. It can also be used to control lending priveliges as the library or U-Print services. 

CaneLink - This is the university's student information system. It is used to search for classes, view course schedules, sign up for course wait-lists and more.

BlackboardThe Blackboard Course Management system automatically provides a course web site for every course at the University of Miami. Students and faculty are automatically enrolled in their course web sites.

Student Technology Helpdesk - A free computer support center for students. The Student Technology Helpdesk provides a multitude of services including internet configuration, virus and spyware removal, system restorations, software installations and upgrades on laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets. 

University of Miami Libraries -  University Miami Libraries is comprised of six libraries across three campuses. The University of Miami Libraries (UML) rank among the top 50 research libraries in North America with a collection of 3.75 million volumes (including 910,300 e-books) and 104,330 current serial subscriptions (including 102,726 electronic journals). 

University of Miami BookstoreAll of your textbooks and course materials can be found at the university's bookstore. You will also be able to find UM apparel and technology items at the bookstore as well.

Toppel Career CenterThe Toppel Career Center helps you every step along your path to career success. Whether you’re looking to solidify your interests, to get ready for a job or internship interview, or to make connections that will launch your career, Toppel is your resource.

ASPIRE - The mission of ASPIRE is to cultivate, facilitate and promote internships for students throughout the College of Arts & Sciences. ASPIRE partners with agencies, communities, and organizations in Miami, nationally, and worldwide to match students in educationally enriching internships.

Writing CenterThe Writing Center at the University of Miami offers free, one-on-one assistance with all types of writing concerns.  Located at the University of Miami Learning Commons in Richter Library, the Writing Center can help you at any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming to final revisions. 

UPrintUPrint is the wireless and networked student printing solution for students at the University of Miami. It is a user-friendly application based on the “Green U” initiative and should encourage responsible printing and copying. 

Donna E. Shalala Student CenterThe Shalala Student Center (SC) includes a 24-hour study space, student organization offices and lounge spaces, a Grand Ballroom, a Senate Room, multi-use meeting and activities rooms, and a media suite. 

Norman A. Whitten University CenterThe Whitten Univeristy Center (UC) is the site of eFollett Campus Store, Mac Campus Store, USPS Post Office, and an outdoor double Olympic-sized pool. Several eating establishments are located in the UC including: Hurricane Food Court, Lime Restaurant, Outtakes Convenience Store, The Corner Deli, and the Faculty Club.

Patti & Allen Herbert Wellness CenterUniversity of Miami students who are registered for at least one credit during the semester are eligible for membership to the Herbert Wellness Center . The fee varies each academic year. The fee is automatically charged to full-time graduate students. Graduate students interested in waiving the fee should visit the wellness center website for more information.

Campus PoliceThe University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) has actively worked to maximize the safety and security of the Coral Gables campus for over 45 years. UMPD supports the University’s mission through proactive community-policing efforts and 24/7 patrol by highly-skilled and experienced officers. UMPD also offers continuous crime prevention and safety programming for the University Community.

Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) - The DILS program is an opportunity for students to learn a language not currently offered within the traditional university curriculum. The program is open to all currently enrolled University of Miami students. The program is free. Students who complete the final language competency exam will have the program noted on their official transcript. 

Campus Resources for Jewish Students

The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies - The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami is a university-wide center. It provides an objective in-depth exploration of the issues and trends which have affected the Jewish people over the last 100 years.

Chabad at the University of Miami - This link takes you directly to the University of Miami Chabad listing on You'll find details on services and personnel at this page. 

University of Miami Hillel - The University of Miami Hillel is committed to students at the University of Miami. Everything we do as an organization is aimed at providing meaningful Jewish life to students and the larger Miami community.

Chaplains Association - This web page will provide you with the contact information of on-campus spirtual organizations and their directors. 

The Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student LifeThe Braman Miller Center is a high end facility. Fully accessible and ADA complaint it boasts all safety features you rely on while planning your next event. 

Dining Services Kosher Meal Swipe - Those students on a dining plan can use this link to learn which on-campus dining locations offer a Kosher meal swipes.

Kosher Dining On-Campus - The following restaurants offer kosher options for students:

  • UKrave
  • Pura Vida
  • The Corner Deli

Entertainment For Students

Ring Theatre - The Jerry Herman Ring Theatre is located on the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus. The theatre is under the arm of the Department of Theatre Arts and is named after UM alumnus and Tony® award-winning Broadway composer and lyricist, Jerry Herman.

Lowe Art Museum - An integral part of the University of Miami, the Lowe Art Museum offers its diverse audiences opportunities and resources for engaging with contemporary culture through 5,000 years of human creativity.

Frost Music Live - Frost Music Live includes the Signature Series, an unparalleled offering of 24 concerts featuring top GRAMMY®, Emmy®, and Tony® award-winning and nominated guest artists, collaborating with the esteemed highly acclaimed Frost School of Music faculty artists and students.

Hurricane Athletics - Buy Miami Hurricanes tickets and get the latest news, highlights, rosters, schedules, stats, scores, and videos for the Canes.

The Rathskeller - The Rathskeller (also known as the Rat) is UM's on campus pub. From live bands and Trivia Tuesdays, to Hurricane Sports Watch Parties and entertaining student programs, the Rathskeller has something for everyone at the U!