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Parent and Family Resources

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 and family members.

Popular Resources

Medical Questions and Answers

Answers to some of the most common questions we receive related to medical issues, such as 'Where does my student go when the Student Health Service is closed?' and 'What pharmacies are located in Oxford?'

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.

Family Orientation

Learn about the requirements, opportunities, and resources available at Miami, along with strategies for supporting your student at Orientation.

Talking About Alcohol

Research suggests that discussions just prior to starting college lead to lower alcohol consumption and consequences during the first year.

Webinars and Conversations

Meet with Miami staff about important topics of interest to parents and families during our annual webinar series and find a series of topics, conversations, and tasks each month to consider for your student.

Bus Service to the Regionals Campuses

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.

Additional Information

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 and Support Services 
    IT Support Services is the central point of contact for technology questions at Miami. Call (513-529-7900) or chat at

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 Services

Contact Us

Parent and Family Programs
110 Warfield Hall
Oxford, OH 45056