'Cane Kickoff: Spring Orientation

Welcome to the University of Miami! Don’t forget to register for 'Cane Kickoff through your Canelink account beginning Monday, October 26!


Spring 2021 Schedule

  • Incoming international and exchange undergraduate first-year and transfer students: Wednesday, January 20 through Saturday, January 23.
    • International and Exchange Students living on campus will move in on  Tuesday, January 19. Specifics can also be found at  miami.edu/housing.
    • International Student Orientation and the Compulsory Session for Exchange Students will be held on Wednesday, January 20.
  • Incoming domestic undergraduate first-year and transfer students: Thursday, January 20 through Saturday, January 23.
    • Domestic Students living on campus will move in during their assigned day and time on either Tuesday, January 19 or Wednesday, January 20. This will be sent directly to the student’s UM email. It is recommended to wait on travel arrangements (i.e. flights) until assigned the exact move-in day and time.  Specifics can also be found at  miami.edu/housing.
  • Check-in for the ‘Cane Kickoff orientation program will begin on Wednesday, January 20
  • Live Virtual Family ’Cane Kickoff  (for families of new undergraduate first-year and transfer students):  Thursday, January 21.


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Pre-Orientation Programs

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  • Great Start

    Sponsored by the Department of Orientation & Commuter Student Involvement,  Great Start is a pre-orientation program designed to create a college adjustment and campus involvement experience for new students who will be living off campus in their first year at the University of Miami.

    Register

  • International Student Orientation

    MANDATORY PRE-ORIENTATION SESSION FOR ALL FIRST YEAR AND TRANSFER INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

    International Student Orientation is a pre-orientation program sponsored by International Student & Scholar Services for new and transferUniversity of Miami international students. ISO complements 'Cane Kickoff: Spring Orientation program for undergraduate students by providing international students with information and experiences that will assist in their transition to living and studying in the U.S.

  • Exchange Students

    This session is designed for incoming students on a university-sponsored exchange to Miami. The Study Abroad Office will be presenting on processes, services, and opportunities specifically for exchange students.