Congratulations to our new 'Canes and welcome to the University of Miami!

New Student and Family Orientation for Fall of 2014 will take place from Tuesday, August 19, 2014 through Sunday, August 24, 2014. More information about registering for Orientation will be made available in late Spring. For more information about the registration process, please click on the registration tab on the right.

New Student and Family Orientation Schedule – Fall 2014
*Preliminary schedule is subject to change*

Monday, August 18
8:00am-5:00pmNew International Student Orientation participants Residential College Move-In
8:00am-5:00pm New Hammond Scholars Residential College Move-In
8:00am-5:00pm Approved Individual early arrivals only Residential College Move-In

Tuesday, August 19
8:00am-5:00pm New Legacy Freshman Residential College Move-In
8:00am-5:00pm Freshman Foote Fellows Residential College Move-In
8:00am-5:00pm New Horizons Program participants Residential College Move-In
8:00am-5:00pm New Freshman Music and Engineering students Residential College Move-In
1:00pm-3:30pm Residential College Move-In for New Students with Last names beginning with A-F
9:00am-4:00pm New Student and Family Orientation Check-In
9:00am-2:00pm International Student Orientation
3:30pm-6:00pm Residential College Move-In for New Student with Last names beginning with G-L
2:00pm-5:00pm Transfer Student Orientation Sessions

Wednesday, August 20
8:00am-10:30am Residential College Move-In for New Students with Last names beginning with M-R
9:00am-4:00pm New Student and Family Orientation Check-In
9:00am-1:00pm Academic Dean's Meetings for Transfer Students
9:30am-2:00pm Mandatory Session for International Education and Exchange Program (IEEP) Students
10:00am-6:00pm Horizons Programs Sessions
10:30am-1:00pm Residential College Move-In for New Students with Last names beginning with S-Z
1:00pm-5:00pm Transfer Student Orientation Sessions
5:30pm-6:30pm First Meeting with Orientation Groups for First-Year Students
6:30pm-7:30pm Convocation
8:00pm Evening Activities

Thursday, August 21
10:00am-6:00pm First Year Orientation Sessions
10:00am-11:00am Academic Dean's Meetings for Families
11:15am-4:15pm Family Information Sessions
4:30pm-6:00pm President's Reception for Parents
8:00pm Evening Activities

Friday, August 22
9:00am-1:00pm Academic Dean's Meetings for First-Year Students
11:00am-5:00pm Individual Academic Advising Appointments
11:00am-5:00pm First-Year Success Series for Students

Saturday, August 23
10:00am-3:00pm First-Year Student Orientation Sessions
3:30pm-4:30pm First-Year Student Group Meetings
5:00pm-7:00pm 'Canefest
8:00pm Evening Activities

Sunday, August 24
8:00am-5:00pm Individual Academic Advising Appointments
10:00am-3:00pm First Year Success Series for Students
3:30pm-7:00pm President's Picnic for New Students
8:00pm Evening Activities

Monday, August 25
Classes Begin


The Department of Orientation is excited to welcome you to campus and anxiously awaits your arrival. In the meantime, should you require any assistance, please contact our office at 305-284-5646 or via email at orientation@miami.edu.

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