Hawk Herald: First-Year E-Newsletter

Class of 2023 Hawk Herald

The Hawk Herald is a newsletter for first-year students at Miami University. Each edition is packed with information, tips, and resources that will support your transition to Miami's academic and student life. It's a good idea to stay up-to-date on important information for first-year students by reading the Hawk Herald each Tuesday. 

Hawk Herald #20 - Creating a Better Miami Community - October 2019

  • Transition Survey Update: What to Do if You're Feeling Lonely
  • Building a Better Community
  • Health Education Meets Gamification (with prizes!)
  • Since You Asked: What to Do When You're Sick

Hawk Herald #19 - Academic Advising and Registration - October 2019

  • Academic Advising and Registration 101
  • Campus Care is Now Available
  • Spring 2020 Course Schedule Now Available
  • Family Weekend
  • Since You Asked: What to Expect at your Student Counseling Service Appointment

Hawk Herald #18 - Finding Belonging - October 2019

  • Finding Belonging on Campus
  • Meet Viengsamai Fetters & Ben Waugh
  • Complete Part 2 of Your Online Modules
  • Pathways to Business: Employer & Alumni Panel
  • FAFSA FOR 2020 - 2021 Now Available
  • Spring 2020 Course Schedule Available October 4

Hawk Herald #17 -  Midterm Preparations - October 2019

  • Avoid the Midterm Scaries
  • Rinella Learning Center Online Workshops
  • Health Careers Week
  • Since You Asked Column: Office Hours

Hawk Herald #16 - Self-Care - September 2019

  • Self-Care Tips
  • Stop the Bleed Certification Class
  • MPACT Leadership Retreat
  • Since You Asked: Student Employment
  • Find Your Fit Workshops
  • Since You Asked Column: 

Hawk Herald #15 - Time Management - September 2019

  • Find Your Fit Workshops
  • Career Fair - First-Year Friendly Program
  • Managing Your Time
  • Startup Weekend
  • Summer Reading Program Essay Contest
  • Since You Asked Column: Student Involvement & Friends from Home

Hawk Herald #14 - First-Year Experience Courses, & Miami Events Calendar - September 2019

  • Making the Most of Your First-Year Experience Course
  • Campus Resource: Women Helping Women
  • Miami University Events Calendar

Hawk Herald # 13 - Get Your Bus Trip Tickets - August 2019

  • Bus Trips: Tour of Downtown Cincinnati + Cincinnati Reds Game, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, & Kenwood Towne Center
  • New Interactive Campus Map
  • Order Books Online

Hawk Herald Special Editions - August 2019 

Hawk Herald # 12 - Welcome Weekend & First 50 Days Preview - August 2019

  • There's an App for That!
  • Late Night Miami Social
  • First Night Block Party
  • Academic College Welcomes
  • Summer Reading Program Discussion
  • It IS My Place
  • Welcome Home
  • Toys for Paws
  • Live! From the Quads, It's Saturday Night!
  • University Convocation
  • Love & Honor Celebration

Hawk Herald #11 - Get Involved on Campus - August 2019

  • Living with a roommate - part 3
  • #GetInvolved on Campus
  • Mega Fair
  • Mini-Mega Fairs
  • The HUB & CORQ
  • Explore leadership with the Wilks Leadership Institute

Hawk Herald #10 - Living with a Roommate - Part 2, Commuter Prep Day, & What to Bring to College - August 2019

  • Living with a Roommate - Part 2
  • Last Call: Sign Up for Commuter Prep Day
  • Moving In: What to Bring to Campus
  • Get Ready for Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days

 Hawk Herald #9 - Social Media Accounts to Follow, Living with a Roommate - July 2019

  • 10 social media accounts for Miami students to follow
  • Living with a roommate - part 1
  • Miami night at the Cincinnati Reds
  • Introduction to study abroad
  • August 1 deadline: health insurance and immunization forms
  • Required online programs for first-year students
  • Fall semester bills due
  • PNC @ Miami
  • Order textbooks

Hawk Herald #8 - Last Call to Apply for Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs - July 2019

  • A Day on the Farm
  • Global Friendship Day
  • Career Exploration for Students in the College of Arts and Science

Hawk Herald #7 - Order Textbooks, Commuter Prep Day, & Your Student Success Navigator - July 2019

  • Order textbooks
  • First-year commuter prep day
  • Meet your Student Success Navigator
  • Miami IDs
  • Fall tuition bill available

Hawk Herald #6 - Prepare for Campus Life - July 2019

  • Orientation memories video
  • Academic schedule changes
  • Student Life blog
  • Liberal Education and the Global Miami Plan
  • Webinar opportunity: tuition & billing
  • Associated Student Government
  • Campus safety information

Hawk Herald #5 - Post-Orientation Checklist - July 2019

  • Post-orientation checklist
  • August orientation
  • Food drive update
  • Miami Bound pre-semester programs
  • Academic schedule changes
  • Summer reading book

Hawk Herald #4 - It's Orientation Season - May 2019

  • Preview the orientation schedule
  • Review the New Student Guidebook
  • Apps for Orientation
  • Pre-orientation checklist
  • Orientation parking

Hawk Herald #3 - Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs - May 2019

  • Pre-semester program opportunities

Hawk Herald #2 - Academic Advising at Orientation - May 2019

  • Academic advising at orientation
  • Orientation advising insights presentation
  • Orientation registration

Hawk Herald #1 - Orientation Invitation - March 2019

  • Welcome to Miami!
  • Summer orientation details
  • Orientation insights presentation
  • Set up Duo two-factor authentication
  • Orientation registration