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Academic Support for Every Student

Make the most of your time at Miami with tools and programs designed to help you achieve success at every stage of your academic career.

Academic Support

At Miami, we aim to set you up for lasting achievement. We accomplish this with services designed to make education accessible to every student, including academic advising, disability services and centers for learning and success.

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Academic Advising

Our learner-centered advising system is designed to help you craft an educational plan that moves you closer toward your professional and personal goals. Learn how to find your specific advisor as well as advising offices for each of our schools and colleges. Get information on our advisor training, development and coordination efforts that ensure you receive the best and most personalized guidance possible.

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Rinella Learning Center

The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was created to assist students with varied academic preparation and backgrounds learn practical methods for succeeding inside and outside the classroom. Learn about these methods and programs, which include tutoring, testing services, counseling, workshops and career coaching. Plus, find out how you can participate, either as a recipient of the center's services or as a volunteer or staff member.

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Student Disability Services

We are committed to making Miami an inclusive and welcoming space where all can pursue academic and professional success. Learn about our Students with Disabilities Advisory Council (SDAC), the university's leading voice for students with disabilities. Or, apply for disability services, request accommodations, and more.

Student Success Center

Our Student Success Center is dedicated to helping all Miami students find support and solutions to any issue that may affect their academic journey. Learn how we focus on advocacy, problem-solving and retention with targeted outreach to a number of special student populations — and how you can benefit from the center's unique menu of services.

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Exploratory Studies

The Office of Exploratory Studies was developed to provide advising services to Miami students who are either undecided on a major or were not directly admitted to their major of choice. 

Student Research

Each year, more than 2,000 Miami students assist professors with funded research. No matter what your course of study is or whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, there is ample opportunity here to make an impact and gain valuable experience through our research projects. Explore these opportunities, as well as information regarding funding, forums, computing support and ethics.

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Global Initiatives

We believe that learning doesn't stop at the edge of campus. Make all the world your classroom with interdisciplinary opportunities designed to cultivate respect, inclusiveness and cultural competence. Explore our study-abroad programs, passport services and Center for American and World Cultures. In addition, take a virtual tour of the Miami Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg.

International Student Support

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) leads efforts to orient, support, and assist the students and scholars who call Miami home with orientation and transition services, immigration advising, and academic success resources.

American Culture and English Program

The American Culture and English Program (ACE) offers you the opportunity to improve your English skills while working toward your college degree, enjoying excursions and social programming, and much, much more!

English Language Learner Writing Center

The English Language Learner Writing Center provides one-on-one consulting to Miami multilingual student writers. Students become more confident users of the English academic language and practice effective writing across genres and disciplines.

One Stop

True to its name, One Stop is a central hub for you to track your success at Miami. Log into your secure portal to make tuition payments, access information regarding loans, transcripts, and academic records and review your student rights under FERPA.