Transfer Assistants (TAs) are dedicated student leaders who serve as mentors and a resource to incoming transfer students. Transfer Assistants work with the Department of Orientation and Commuter Student Involvement to plan, promote, and implement initiatives specifically focused on transfer students. The purpose of Transfer Assistant initiatives are to aid incoming transfers in their transition to the University of Miami.


Daniel Avila

Daniel  Avila

Major:  General Advertising
Minors:  Marketing, Music Business Entertainment Industries and Art History
Clubs and Organizations:  Green Committee and Federación de Estudiantes Cubanos

Wildlif Bayard

Wildlif  Bayard

Major:  Biology
Minors:  Microbiology and Immunology
Clubs and Organizations:  UBS, Planet Kreyol, UMAPS

Michel Pinard

Michel  Pinard

Major:  International Studies and Latin American Studies
Minors:  Political Science, Modern Languages, Geography, Ecosystem Science and Policy
Clubs and Organizations:  Alliance of Latin American Students, Council of International Students and Organizations, Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographical Honor Society, Miami International Outreach, PorColombia, Sigma Iota Rho International Studies Honor Society, Student Government, Unión Venezolana

Grace Gu

Grace  Gu

Major:  Mathematics and Computer Science
Minors:  Human and Social Development
Clubs and Organizations:  Orientation and Commuter Student Involvement

Mallory Blum

Mallory  Blum

Major:  Psychology
Minors:  Anthropology
Clubs and Organizations:  Chi Omega Fraternity - member Hillel - member ACS - member

Jarelis Cabrera

Jarelis  Cabrera

Major:  Microbiology and Immunology
Minors:  Medical Humanities and Chemistry
Clubs and Organizations:  Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., Latinx Graduation Ceremony, Yellow Rose Society, Minority Women in Medicine, and Unity Roundtable


Our team of Commuter and Transfer Assistants are here to help answer questions you may have about campus resources and how to get involved. Make a virtual appointment with your Transfer Assistant or any of the members of our Commuter and Transfer Assistant Team.