The University Center (UC) offers students two spacious lounge areas where they can relax. Also located in the University Center are ATM machines, the University Credit Union, The Launchpad, Copy Center, Food Court, swimming pool, Post Office, convenience store, Sbarros, Ticketmaster, Bookstore, Office of the Registrar, and Dining Services. One of the most important services found in the University Center is the Information Desk, with answers to questions about UM as well as South Florida events and activities.

On the second floor, the UC is home to the Academic Resource Center; the Departments of Orientation & Commuter Student Involvement; Student Activities & Student Organizations; and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership. Several student organizations also have offices in the UC including Student Government, the Miami Hurricane, the Ibis Yearbook, Council of International Student Organizations (COISO), United Black Students, Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC), Hurricane Productions (HP), the Association of Commuter Students (ACS), and Spectrum, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender student advocacy group.