Students cheer on the Redhawks during a sporting event at Miami University.

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. Certain private companies offer services to Miami students. Miami does not have any relationship with these companies, and it does not endorse their use.

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 Answers 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.


  • Parent & Family Guide
    Additional resources for families of incoming and continuing Miami students. This guide is also available in a downloadable PDF.
  • Campus Services Center: Housing, Meal Plans, ID Cards, MUlaa, Parking Permits 
    Learn about housing options, tracking meal plan spending, uses of the Miami ID card, parking customer service, and more.
  • Accessing Your Student's Records: FERPA
    Learn about the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and how students can grant family members access to their education records.
  • Visit Miami
    Driving directions, accommodations, local restaurants, and maps of campus
  • Academic Advising Discover our collaborative advising system and the services available to help each student develop a successful academic plan.
  • Commencement
    Find out all you need to know to prepare for this important event, including details on transportation, dining, and accommodations.
  • 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.
  • Study Abroad
    Regardless of financial situation, study abroad can be a reality for any student. Discover more about the variety of programs available and the benefits of this international experience.

Health & Safety

Medical Q & A

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?'

Student Health Service

entrance to the student health service

Miami's Student Health Service provides outpatient care to all eligible students. Services include general medicine and injury care, gynecology, immunizations, laboratory, physical therapy, and pharmacy.

Crime and Fire Log


A Crime and Fire Log is prepared by the Miami University Police Department detailing the types of activity that the department has been involved in. Stay on top of the latest crime alerts and police efforts to keep our campus safe.

Fire Safety


Miami takes a number of precautions to protect the safety of students living in residence halls. Learn about the policies regarding fire safety education and training programs provided to students and employees.

Alcohol Initiatives


Over the last several years Miami staff, faculty and students have rigorously re-examined the issue of high-risk alcohol consumption and have taken steps to address it.