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Access recordings of all live sessions from the virtual 'Cane Kickoff specifically for families of new University of Miami students.

Led by Dr. Patricia A. Whitely, Vice President for Student Affairs, and a panel of distinguished colleagues, this session will provide insight on what to expect for your student’s life both inside and outside the classroom. 

Hear from Housing & Residential Life staff such as the Area Directors and Assistant Directors, and the Residential Faculty (live-in faculty families) about your students experience lifing on-campus.

The staff of the Department of Orientation & Commuter Student Involvement will discuss resources and involvement opportunities for transfer and commuter students, as well as discuss common concerns for families of these students.

Representatives from the Toppel Career Center, Study Abroad, Camner Center for Academic Resources, Office of Academic Enhancement, and the Office of Civic and Community Engagement will discuss student learning and academic support.

Don’t miss this session on important aspects of helping your student transition to life at UM. Learn about resources for staying on track academically and financially and learn to understand the ins and outs of financial aid and student accounts.

Administrators from the Office of Emergency Management and the University of Miami Police Department will provide information about campus safety, hurricane preparation, and response to on-campus emergencies.