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*
Tuesday, August 19
8:00am-1:00pmResidential College Move-In (Last names A-F)
9:00am-4:00pmNew Student and Family Orientation Check-In
9:00am-2:00pmInternational Student Orientation
1:00pm-6:00pmResidential College Move-In (Last Names G-O)
2:00pm-5:00pmTransfer Student Orientation Sessions
Wednesday, August 20
8:00am-1:00pmResidential College Move-In (Last names P-Z)
9:00am-4:00pmNew Student and Family Orientation Check-In
9:00am-1:00pmAcademic Dean's Meetings for Transfer Students
9:30am-2:00pmMandatory Session for International Education and Exchange Program (IEEP) Students
10:00am-6:00pmHorizons Programs Sessions
1:00pm-5:00pmTransfer Student Orientation Sessions
5:30pm-6:30pmFirst Meeting with Orientation Groups for First-Year Students
8:00pmEvening Activities
Thursday, August 21
10:00am-6:00pmFirst Year Orientation Sessions
10:00am-11:00amAcademic Dean's Meetings for Families
11:15am-4:15pmFamily Information Sessions
4:30pm-6:00pmPresident's Reception for Parents
8:00pmEvening Activities
Friday, August 22
9:00am-1:00pmAcademic Dean's Meetings for First-Year Students
11:00am-5:00pmIndividual Academic Advising Appointments
11:00am-5:00pmFirst-Year Success Series for Students
Saturday, August 23
10:00am-3:00pmFirst-Year Student Orientation Sessions
3:30pm-4:30pmFirst-Year Student Group Meetings
8:00pmEvening Activities
Sunday, August 24
8:00am-5:00pmIndividual Academic Advising Appointments
10:00am-3:00pmFirst Year Success Series for Students
3:30pm-7:00pmPresident's Picnic for New Students
8:00pmEvening 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

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