Welcome to Miami

Welcome Weekend & First 50 Days features more than 100 programs sponsored by 40+ campus departments. There is something for everyone! Many of the programs over that first weekend (Thursday, August 23 - Sunday, August 26) are required for the whole first-year class, so please plan to attend. New students will receive instructions from resident assistants (RAs) or via email (particularly for commuter students) regarding events that all students are expected to attend.

Record Setting Class

Students organize belongings in front of residence hall to move-in.

The largest and most diverse class in Miami University’s 209-year history arrived this week on the Oxford campus.

3,954 students in the Class of 2022 come from 41 states and 22 countries.

Learn more about the Class

New at Miami

Students using laptop in computer lab.

Miami's Student Success Center is offering several new programs designed to help students in their college journey. The Miami Cares initiative helps those experiencing financial hardship related to housing, food, and computers.

Newly rennovated kitchen and living room space in a residence hall

Three newly renovated residence halls now offer greater accessibility, improved safety features, more study areas, and additional spaces for community engagement.

Student studying instead of a renovated lab in Pearson Hall.

Students taking classes in biology, microbiology, and global & intercultural studies are being welcomed with new and improved spaces in Pearson and MacMillan Halls, including a brand new atrium and improved student study areas.

Students sitting in a circle talking

The new Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion brings together the resources of the Women's Center, LGBTQ+ Services, and Diverse Student Development, promoting interaction among the areas' various functions and greater collaboration among student groups.

The renovated market space in MacCraken.

Highlighting locally sourced products, a newly renovated market is now open in MacCracken Hall, featuring on-the-go a la carte options in addition to a selection of non-perishables and other refrigerated grocery items.

Kiosks to pay for food at Pulley diner.

New self-order kiosks for a la carte locations in Armstrong Student Center and at Dividends in the Farmer School of Business introduce a simplified ordering process and faster service time. Cashiers will remain available for those paying with cash.


Don't miss these special events!

Stanley Cup in Oxford. Wednesday, September 5. Mitch Korn. Hashtag Stanley at Miami

The former assistant coach for the hockey team will have his day with the Stanley Cup in Oxford.

Welcome Home

Homecoming 2018

August 31 - September 2

Football: Miami vs. Marshal
Saturday, September 1
3:30 p.m., Yager Stadium

Learn more about Homecoming

Miami Blitz. Battle for the Victory Bell. At Paul Brown Stadium. September 8 at 8p.m. Visit Miami Red Hawks dot com slash blitz.

Miami University and the University of Cincinnati football teams will compete for the 123rd time in the Battle for the Victory Bell at Paul Brown Stadium.


Get Involved

Friday, August 30

Welcome Shabbat 6 - 8 p.m.
Hillel at Miami, 11 E. Walnut St.

Women's Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech 7 - 10 p.m.
Millet Hall

MAP Movie: Aladdin 9 - 11 p.m.
Harry T. Wilks Theatre, Armstrong Student Center

Saturday, August 31

Farmer's Market 8 a.m. - Noon
Parking Lot Behind the Uptown Memorial Park, 2 East High St.

Global Friendship Fall 2019 1 - 10 p.m.
Join friends from all over the world for a visit to the Oxford Community Park and Aquatics Center

Women's Volleyball vs. Northwestern 7 - 10 p.m.
Millet Hall

Sunday, September 1

The Journey 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Come to Benton Hall for a journey into finding the balance of work vs play

Women's Soccer vs. Cleveland State 1 - 4 p.m.
Soccer Field (near Yager Stadium)

MAP Movie: Aladdin 2 - 4 p.m.
Harry T. Wilks Theatre, Armstrong Student Center

Welcome Weekend, Take a Look Back

Red and white fireworks erupt over the quad as students look on.

Closing the first weekend with fireworks.

Wil Haygood embracing President Crawford and Provost Callahan after receiving the President's Medallion Award

Convocation: Wil Haygood is presented with
the President's Medallion Award.

President Crawford at the Convocation podium

Convocation: President Crawford welcomes the class of 2022.

An ice skater in a t-rex costume gracefully glides across Goggin Ice Arena as students look on

Move-In Night Party:
The most graceful t-rex that ever there was.

Many university volunteers help new students and families move into residence halls

Miamians work together to unpack,
including the Crawfords and Wil Haygood.

Many university volunteers help new students and families move into residence halls

Volunteers, ranging from faculty to student athletes,
help on move-in day.

Cars, vans, and more line the quad sidewalks as volunteers gather to unload vehicles

First-Year move-in day begins.

International students show eachother where they are from on a globe.

International Students Welcome Brunch

International students arrive at Oxford with many suitcases and bags

International Students' Move-In Day