Throughout its history, the University of Miami also has enjoyed a close, synergistic relationship with the South Florida community, enriching the overall quality of life through its rich and varied intellectual, economic, outreach, health care, and cultural contributions. Along with its international diversity of people, Miami and South Florida present many faces—appealing to enthusiasts of sports, the arts, and those charmed by the subtropical environment—all within driving distance of the University. Nearby parks, including Everglades National Park and John Pennekamp State Park, welcome visitors and residents to enjoy their natural surroundings and wildlife. And an impressive array of performing arts organizations, theatres, museums, galleries, and festivals all contribute significantly to the South Florida lifestyle.
’Canes in the Community
Community outreach is a vital component of the University of Miami’s mission. The ’Canes in the Community website highlights a variety of programs that are of interest and benefit to diverse constituencies
Office of Civic and Community Engagement
CCE fosters university-community collaboration by engaging the university’s academic resources in the enrichment of civic and community life in South Florida. Its goals include developing new courses in which community-based partnerships are central to course learning outcomes, enhancing existing courses by integrating community engagement into the course curriculum, and creating new initiatives that bring multiple schools and disciplines together to work on shared community-based projects that promote positive social change.
UM Life Science & Technology Park Community Outreach
New project works with community, educational, business, and health organizations to address community interests. Read the brochure: PDF | Flipbook
UM offers many opportunities—from venues to visit, educational programs, and special benefits—to its neighbors.
The University’s lush campus has more than 200 acres for you to enjoy.
Community Service: Butler Center for Service and Leadership
The University has a strong tradition of community service.
The University has a substantial economic impact on the South Florida community. Read Driving Community Progress.
The University of Miami is one of South Florida’s most appealing destinations for cultural offerings and events of every sort.
Green U is a program aimed at making UM a community leader in the practice of ecologically sound principles and procedures.