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Congratulations on your student’s admission to the University of Miami, and welcome to the ’Cane Family!


The following is a roadmap to help guide you and your student as you plan for your student's arrival in Miami this fall.

Your student will need to complete these checklist items by the respective deadlines between now and the first day of classes to ensure a smooth transition to life as a ’Cane. Download and/or print a copy of the checklist here.


1


Check your UM email daily.
DEADLINE: May 1 or ASAP

2


Confirm your permanent address, mobile number, and emergency contact information in CaneLink.
DEADLINE: May 1 or ASAP

3


Apply for on-campus housing on CaneLink. Instructions can be found at miami.edu/canelinkguide.
DEADLINE: May 1 or ASAP

4


Set up delegate/proxy access in CaneLink. For proxy access instructions, visit miami.edu/canelinkguide.
DEADLINE: May 31

5



International students who plan to enter the U.S. on an F-1 or a J-1 visa,
email documents for I-20 (F-1) or DS-2019 (J-1) issuance. Visit International Application Instructions at miami.edu/intladmission for detailed instructions.
DEADLINE: May 30

6


Students seeking accommodations for a disability, register with the Office of Disability Services at umarc.miami.edu.
DEADLINE: June 1

7




Commuter students register for UM’s Great Start Program at miami.edu/GreatStart.
DEADLINES:
Register for Session 1: June 22
Register for Session 2: July 20

8




Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment online through CaneLink.
Math placement guide: miami.edu/ALEKS
Math course score chart: miami.edu/ALEKSchart
DEADLINE: June 23

9



Add classes to your shopping cart and validate choices via CaneLink.
For registration process instructions, visit miami.edu/newfreshmenregister.
DEADLINE: June 23

10


Register for your courses (full time) at miami.edu/newfreshmenregister.
DEADLINE: June 23

11


Students whose tuition is paid by a third party or government sponsor, submit your Financial Guarantee letter. Visit miami.edu/osas for instructions.
DEADLINE: June 30

12




Submit your final high school transcripts and AP/IB/Dual Enrollment scores.
Transcripts: miami.edu/freshman
AP/IB/CLEP/Dual Enrollment or Cambridge credit: miami.edu/creditequiv
DEADLINE: July 1

13


Students who have applied for financial assistance, complete To Do items on CaneLink. Visit miami.edu/canelinkguide for instructions on how to accept/decline financial assistance awards.
DEADLINE: July 1

14


International students who plan to enter the U.S. on an F-1 or a J-1 visa, pay the SEVIS fee and apply for a student visa at miami.edu/isss.
DEADLINE: July 1

15


View meal-plan options at miami.edu/dining-services and select a meal plan in CaneLink.
DEADLINE: July 1

16




Domestic students, review health insurance information at miami.edu/healthinsurance and choose to waive or maintain university-sponsored health insurance.
New student health information: miami.edu/newstudenthealth
Health records: mystudenthealth.miami.edu
DEADLINE: July 25

17


Pay your tuition invoice on CaneLink. You can view the cost of attendance, loans, and payment plans at miami.edu/osas.
DEADLINE: August 1

18


Register for New Student Orientation on CaneLink. The orientation schedule is available at miami.edu/orientation.
DEADLINE: August 1

19


International students who plan to enter the U.S. on an F-1 visa, familiarize yourself with U.S. entry procedures at miami.edu/intladmission.
DEADLINE: August 1

20


Get started on your first UM course at courses.miami.edu.
DEADLINE: Prior to the end of the Fall 2015 semester (August 1 - December 16)

21


Complete UM’s online alcohol, drug, and sexual violence-prevention education program at miami.edu/pier21.
DEADLINE: August 17 (Part I)

22




Complete Health Center immunizations at mystudenthealth.miami.edu.
New student health information: miami.edu/newstudenthealth
Immunization information: miami.edu/immunizations
DEADLINE: August 22

23


Students who are veterans or dependents of veterans using V.A. educational benefits, contact the Office of the Registrar at miami.edu/registrar.
DEADLINE: August 24

24


Let us know when you arrive via CaneLink!
DEADLINE: August 24 (First day of classes)