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 CASadvising@miamioh.edu) 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 - bermudg@miamioh.edu or Kristan Kanorr - kanorrka@miamioh.edu.

Register for Miami Discovery Bound