'Canes in the Community

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Students and other members of the University of Miami community took part in UM’s annual National Gandhi Day of Service on Sunday, October 2. Keynote…

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Residential Program

Discover college life at UM. Residential students live on the main campus in one of the University of Miami’s residential colleges. Accommodations include internet hookup, desks, beds and bureaus for two students. Study lounges, laundry facilities, and vending areas are located inside the residential colleges. Students have easy access to the University’s outstanding sports and recreational facilities. .

Residential Program includes:

  • Instruction - Tuition, lab fees, class trips, textbooks/printed materials 
  • Room - Double occupancy room 
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (M-F); Brunch, Dinner (Sat & Sun)
  • Student Services 
    • Student Health Center (doctor’s visits)
    • Wellness Center (fitness and intramural facility) 
    • UM Identification Card (‘Cane ID)
    • Student Activities:  planned programs and excursions, including transportation for off-campus events

Getting to UM:  Students provide their own transportation to and from Miami.  Housing opens on Saturday, June 21nd and closes on Friday, July 11th.  Airport pick-up is available for students flying to Miami International Airport (MIA).  Please note that residential students are not permitted to bring a car to campus.

Commuter Program

The Commuter Program is for students who will live at home with parents or relatives in Miami-Dade or Broward County. 

Summer Scholars is designed for the enjoyment of all students.  As part of the program, commuter students will attend classes, eat lunch on campus and take part in planned SSP activities.  Students who appreciate their experience most participate in the evening and weekend activities. SSP activities give students time to bond with a diverse group of people outside of class and form long lasting friendships. The individual student experience will be shaped by activity choices and level of involvement.

Commuter Program includes:

  • Instruction - Tuition, lab fees, class trips, textbooks/printed materials 
  • Meal Plans - Lunch only or Lunch and Dinner Plans Available 
  • Student Services 
    • Student Health Center (doctor’s visits)
    • Wellness Center (fitness and intramural facility) 
    • UM Identification Card (‘Cane ID)
    • Student Activities:  planned programs and excursions, including transportation for off-campus events

Getting to campus:  Commuter students are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from campus.  Parking permits are available for commuter students for an additional fee.

2014 Tuition and Fees

Summer Scholars Program (Credit)
Residential Program: $7,295
Commuter Program with lunch meal plan: $6,168
Commuter Program with lunch and dinner meal plan: $6,393
Marine Science Exploration Fee (marine science students only): $250

Optional Activities for non-marine science students (based on available space)
Shark Tagging with UM Marine Conservation Program: $199
Dolphin Encounter in Key Largo: $149

University Preparation Program for International High School Students (Non-Credit)
Residential Program: $5,500

Program Deposit
To secure a place in the Summer Scholars Program, a $500 non-refundable deposit is required within two weeks of receiving acceptance notification. The deposit is credited toward the tuition fee. The Program Fee balance is due May 9.

Commuter Parking Permit
Commuter students may purchase a one month campus parking pass for $40. Residential students are not permitted to bring cars to campus, nor travel in the cars of SSP commuter students.

Other Expenses
Students should bring additional funds for souvenirs and other personal expenses.

University of Miami Alumni receive $500 off tuition.
Tuition Remission is available for eligible employees.
For more information please contact the Summer Scholars office.