Global Friendship Service Project


Move-in Date: August 22, 2023

Program Start: August 23, 2023; 8:45 a.m.

Program End: August 23, 2023

Eligibility: Domestic and international first-year and transfer students

Program Cost: Participants will only be responsible for paying the early arrival housing fee from Tuesday, August 22 to Wednesday, August 23 (2 nights). The early-arrival housing fee of $44/night will be billed to the student's Bursar account. 

Registration for Miami Bound: Global Friendship Service Project is closed.

Program Description

Domestic first-year students are invited to join new international students for a day of developing intercultural communication and cultural sensitivity, while also contributing to a local service project. International and domestic students will learn from one another and share experiences focused on collaboratively working toward a common good. If you are interested in different cultural perspectives and building international friendships, this is the program for you.

Schedule Overview

August 22, 2023

  • Arrival Celebration Picnic

August 23, 2023

  • Intercultural Communication and Cultural Sensitivity Workshops.
  • Lunch on your own.
  • Travel to service opportunity site.
  • Service Project.
  • Travel back to Miami.
  • Program Debrief and Next Steps.

Contact Information

Program Contact: Dan Sinetar, Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services

For program-related questions

Registration Contact: Orientation and Transition Programs

For registration support, changes, or cancellations