The University of Miami, a private, nondenominational, coeducational institution of higher learning and research, takes pride in its leadership and achievement since its founding in 1925. The courses, workshops, and institutes offered during the Summer Sessions are open to all qualified men and women.
The University of Miami’s enrollment policy for Summer Sessions provides an opportunity for visiting students to join the ranks of degree-seeking candidates in expanding their horizons through inquiry and exploration. Students from other colleges and universities are responsible to consult officials from their home institutions to ensure that coursework and credits from the University of Miami are transferable.
Admission and registration are separate procedures. Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate University of Miami students are automatically eligible to register for summer sessions 2013.
Undergraduate and graduate students in all schools continuing from the Spring 2013 semester do not need to apply for summer admission. Continuing students who wish to attend Summer Sessions are advised for summer classes at the same time they are advised for the upcoming fall semester. For information about advising and registration for current UM students visit www.miami.edu/registrar.
Students who are not enrolled in a degree seeking program at the University of Miami, including visiting undergraduate/graduate students from other institutions may be enrolled through the Division of Continuing and International Education, but must meet all the requirements as stated in the nondegree seeking students enrollment policy (Please note, applications take up to 5 business days to be processed, and must be received at least 5 business days in advance of the semester start date). For clarification of the policies, additional applications for admission, or more information, visit www.miami.edu/asap.
Once admitted, new or returning students may then register for classes. Transcripts of previous coursework are not required for enrollment to the University of Miami Summer Sessions, although may be required for registration for certain courses with prerequisites.
Former University of Miami undergraduate degree seeking students who are not enrolled for the spring 2013 semester must submit a one-page readmission application to the Office of the Registrar. Former graduate students must file a formal application for readmission with the department or school offering their program. The form, along with complete instructions about submission, advising and registration, can be found under the current student option at www.miami.edu/registrar.
Students seeking transfer admission from other colleges and universities may apply to enter for either fall or spring semester (students who plan to major in Nursing, Architecture or Music are accepted only into the fall semester). Please visit www.miami.edu/apply to learn more about the application process and admission requirements. For more information contact the Office of Admission at email@example.com or 305-284-4323.
All Graduate School applications should be completed and submitted online at least six weeks prior to registration. Some programs have much earlier deadlines. Online applications are available for all graduate programs. Please visit www.miami.edu/grad for program information.
Please confirm with the school/college to which you are applying for its specific requirements. Generally the applicant’s file includes: (1) the completed application form, (2) the official transcripts of all previous college work, both undergraduate and graduate, (3) the official score report of the appropriate entrance examination; (a) for applicants for the M.B.A degree, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required., (b) for international applicants whose native language is not English, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required in addition to the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General test; (c) for all other candidates, the GRE is required, in some departments, the GRE subject test in the major field is also required; (4) letters of recommendation sent directly to the appropriate academic department and (5) the application fee.
Qualified applicants who (a) for good reason, do not wish to work towards an advanced degree (b) are enrolled in a graduate program elsewhere but are desiring to earn graduate credit at the University for the purpose of transferring it to the other institution, or (c) who already hold a master's or doctorate, but desire additional coursework in their field may apply for post-baccalaureate status and complete steps 1, 2, and 5 above. A maximum of 12 credits may be earned in post-baccalaureate status. Not all programs permit admission to post-baccalaureate students.
Upon notification of acceptance and prior to arrival on campus, graduate students should request an appointment for advising. All students should contact the appropriate school or college for advising sessions. Please visit the Graduate School's website at www.miami.edu/grad/ask for a listing of appropriate graduate program directors.
In order to be considered for admission to the School of Law, applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and have taken the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). The Law School admits first-year students only in the fall semester. For information on the School of Law, contact the Office of Admissions, University of Miami School of Law, P.O. Box 248087, Coral Gables, FL 33124-8087, 305-284-2523, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site at www.law.miami.edu.
To register for a class (for those students not eligible to register online) students must complete a course request form signed by the advisor in the appropriate school/college. Registration begins April 8, 2013 at the Office of the Registrar, located in Room 121 of the Whitten University Center. The Registrar’s office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For all undergraduate, and graduate students, Summer Sessions registration will take place April 8 through May 17 for First Summer Session and April 8 through June 28 for Second Summer Session in the academic centers.