Miami Discovery Bound

Get a jumpstart on discovering your major by participating in Miami Discovery Bound! (Note: University Studies majors only)

The College of Arts and Science and Center for Career Exploration and Success are collaborating to provide a program for University Studies students designed to engage them in the exploration process before the start of the semester. In this workshop, students will gain insight into the following:

  • College transition and success
  • Early connections to the Rinella Learning Center, Career Center, and CAS Academic Advising
  • Navigating the major exploration process
  • Understanding and reflecting on values, interests, personality, and skills

Program Dates

Monday, August 19, 3pm - Wednesday, August 21, 4:30pm 

Program Cost

Participants will only be responsible for paying the early arrival housing fee from Monday, August 19 to Wednesday, August 21.

The early-arrival housing fee is determined by the residence hall and room type [avg. $33 per night] and will appear on your student Bursar account in early August. If you have any questions about your early-arrival housing fee, please contact the Campus Services Center at (513) 529-5000.

Schedule Overview

Monday, August 19

  • Program Check-In
  • Meet & Greet Activity (parent/guardian welcome)

Tuesday, August 20

  • Breakfast & Networking
  • Major & Career Path
    • Exploration Activity
    • Team Building Activity
  • Lunch & Networking with CAS Academic Advisors & Career Center staff
  • Apps for Success
  • Team Building Activity
  • Networking workshop
  • Academic & Career Panel
  • Dinner & Networking with CAS Academic Advisors, Career Center staff, Panelists, and Faculty

Wednesday, August 21

  • Breakfast & Networking
  • Career Interests Activity
    • Handshake, Miami Alumni Connect, Linkedin, & Career Assessment
  • Lunch & Networking with CAS Academic Advisors & Career Center staff
  • Adventure Race
  • Closing & Reflections

Cancellation Policy

Students have until August 1, 2019 to cancel via email (sent to at no penalty. 

Summer orientation attendance in June, 2019 is required to participate in the Miami Discovery Bound program.

For additional Miami Discovery Bound questions, please contact Gabriela Bermudez - or Kristan Kanorr -

Register for Miami Discovery Bound