Programs

Our programs are educational opportunities for first-year commuter students to learn about campus resources, make new connections with fellow classmates and receive more insight about commuter student life at the University of Miami.

PROGRAMMING PILLARS:

Our programming pillars provide the themes upon which our educational opportunities are based off of.

Campus Transitions and Beyond:

Definition: The Commuter Assistant and Transfer Assistant programs are designed to help ease transitions for students who are new to the University of Miami. Campus Transitions and Beyond programs put an emphasis on resources at students’ disposal to help enhance their academic, personal and professional development at the University.

Campus Involvement

Definition: The Commuter Assistant and Transfer Assistant programs are designed to help students feel a sense of belonging at the University of Miami. Campus Involvement programs are centered on how students can find their niche by exploring areas within their interests and outside of their comfort zone.

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Definition: The Commuter Assistant and Transfer Assistant programs are designed to help students feel connected to one another and assist in broadening their understanding of identities and ways of living that may be different than their own.  

Surviving and Thriving

Definition: The Commuter Assistant and Transfer Assistant programs are designed to help students understand the importance of self-care, personal-responsibility and overall well-being and how to manage all of these areas as a University of Miami student.

 

Commuter students and transfer students come together for the annual Commuter Luncheon with Dr. Whitely and Board of Trustees Member Ms. Barbara Havenick.

Students come together on a Wednesday morning for the monthly Hey Commuters program to grab a snack before class and share why they love being commuters.

Commuter students join their CA’s and the Wellness Center for the Relax to the Max program where they learned about stress management and relaxation.

Commuter Students enjoy a night at the theatre to see Que Pasa USA Today thanks to the Newman Arsht Program.