'Canes in the Community

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Welcome to the University of Miami. Our mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond.  With that in mind, we invite you to enjoy our many programs that offer the best of our intellectual, research and cultural contributions to our South Florida community. On any given day, the University has a wide variety of lectures, concerts, exhibits, and sport competitions that are free and open to the public.

Coral Gables Residents
Find out about upcoming events and offerings designed especially for our Coral Gables neighbors. This special programming is part of our Development Agreement with the City. Past events have included lectures by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Dalai Lama His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, Admiral Michael G. Mullen, and a concert by the United States Marine Band.

UM Presents - Where Arts & Culture Shine
Click here for a list of cultural venues on campus

Health & Wellness
Each year thousands of patients come to University of Miami Health System (UHealth) for specialized medical care and UHealth doctors are recognized among the nation’s most respected. Patients receive care in top-ranked facilities including our flagship University of Miami Hospital as well as our specialty hospitals Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UM is proud to partner with the Miami Dolphins each year for the Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC), a two-day, tri-county community cycling event. The DCC is dedicated to raising funds for lifesaving cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Life Science & Technology Park is a vibrant urban research park located in Miami’s Health District featuring mixed use facilities with labs, offices, retail shops, restaurants, and industry-leading amenities.

The Herbert Wellness Center offers a series of classes and programs ranging from fitness and nutrition to stress management. From massage therapy sessions to Pilates, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Community Programs are open to anyone, regardless of membership status. Reservations are required and costs vary, depending on the class.

Economic Impact
A leading research university making extraordinary contributions to enhance opportunity, expand knowledge, and serve society, the University of Miami also is a major economic engine in the local and tri-county region.

Green U
From transportation solutions to recycling programs, public-awareness campaigns to research initiatives, Green U is helping the University of Miami grow greener every day.


Looking for more about what’s happening on campus? Visit the ‘Canes Calendar for a complete listing of events and lectures. You can also get e-mail notifications for special community events, click here to sign up.