Resources

Bus Service to the Regional Campuses

BCRTA

Round-trip bus service between the Oxford and Hamilton campuses and the Oxford and Middletown campuses is provided daily during the academic year through an agreement with Butler County Regional Transit Authority at no cost for riders showing a Miami ID. View the Regional Bus Service routes.

Being informed about campus issues and policies can guide decisions and offer peace of mind as you support your student from afar. The links below can answer many of your questions about popular topics of interest to Miami parents. Certain private companies offer services to Miami students. Miami does not have any relationship with these companies, and it does not endorse their use.

Health and Safety
Computing and Information Technology
  • Miami Notebook (Student laptop program)
    Discover the advantages of the Miami Notebook program. Miami Notebooks provide unbeatable service, value, and convenience through a package that includes a high-quality laptop at a discounted price, pre-installed network connectivity software, and vendor and on-campus support.
  • IT Help Answers and Support Services
    IT Support Services is the central point of contact for technology questions at Miami. Call (513-529-7900) or email IT Services.
Money Management
  • One Stop
    Access all the services of the bursar, financial aid, and registrar in one location. From scholarships and financial aid to billing and payment, find what you need to manage your student's account.
  • Miami IDs (Including MUlaa account)
    Managing spending is easy with direct deposit to accounts for on-campus and off-campus services.
  • First Miami Student Credit Union
    This financial institution is one of only two completely student-run credit unions in the nation. First Miami offers fees and service charges that remain competitive with other financial institutions and prides itself in educating members in all aspects of financial management.
  • PNC Bank
    PNC Bank makes it easier for Miami students to keep track of their money. Our variety of services include a branch and ATMs on campus, and Virtual Wallet Student®, an interactive toolkit that enables account holders to check balances and send alerts when the balance gets low.
Other
  • Housing/Meal Plans/ID Cards/MUlaa (Home Office)
    Learn about housing options, tracking meal plan spending, uses of the Miami ID card, and more.
  • FERPA
    Learn about the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act and how students can grant access to their education records.
  • Visiting Miami
    Driving directions, accommodations, local restaurants, and maps of campus
  • Academic Advising
    Discover our collaborative advising system and the services available to help each student develop a successful academic plan.
  • Commencement
    Find out all you need to know to prepare for this important event, including details on transportation, dining, and accommodations.
  • Moving and Storage
    Need help moving or a place to store belongings? A truck rental, moving specialist, or on-campus storage could be just what you're looking for.
  • Study Abroad
    Regardless of financial situation, study abroad can be a reality for any student. Discover more about the variety of programs available and the benefits of this international experience.