MADE at Miami


Program Details

Move-in Date: August 22, 2023; 9 a.m.

Program Start: August 22, 2023; 2:30 p.m.

Program End: August 24, 2023

Eligibility: Domestic first-year students 

Program Cost: n/a

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Program Overview

MADE at Miami is a two-day, pre-semester program designed to bring together first-year students of color, international students, LGBTQ+ identifying students, and first-generation college students in order to prepare them for their collegiate career at Miami. The program begins 2 days before the large campus move-in, allowing students to acclimate to campus by building relationships, learning about campus resources, and developing a stronger sense of their identities. MADE is focused on the following values: Mentoring, Achievement, Diversity, and Excellence.


Program Schedule

Tuesday, August 22

  • Move-In.
  • Opening Ceremony.
  • Expectation Sessions (students and families).
  • Large Group Dinner.
  • Peer Group Activity.

Wednesday, August 23

  • Group Breakfast with Campus Leaders.
  • Faculty Panel.
  • Breakout Sessions.
  • Peer Leader Bonding.
  • Group Dinner with Staff.
  • Evening Socials.

Thursday, August 24

  • Closing Breakfast.
  • Faculty/Staff Sendoff.
  • Group Picture.

Contact Information

Program Contact: Dasha Wood, Director of the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion

For program-related questions

Registration Contact: Orientation and Transition Programs

For registration support, changes, or cancellations


Information for Students in the Humanities and Social Science Scholars Program (HASS), Dean's STEMM Scholars, and LSAMP programs. 

Students in LSAMP, HASS, and Dean's STEMM Scholars will participate in program-specific Miami Bound programs until August 22. All students in these programs will transition to MADE at Miami on August 22 at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Miami Bound pages for LSAMP Early Arrival Program (LSAMP) and Koschik and Hara Summer Bridge to Success Bootcamp (HASS and STEMM Scholars).