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.

Worldwide book debut of Tigerland for Miami's class of 2022 at Convocation 2018. Friday, August 24 at 9 am. Hashtag Miami U Debut and hashtag tigerland book. Learn more.

Move In Miami, August 23

From clubs and research to sports and scholarships, many worthy #MoveInMiami Projects are underway this year. If you wish, you can direct your giving to the project that matters most to you.

Homecoming weekend. August 31 through September 2, 2018

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

Learn more about Homecoming

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

Move-in Dates

Volunteers of Miami staff and varsity athletes assist the incoming class to move into the residence halls.

Wednesday, August 15
International Students

Thursday, August 23
First-Year Students

Saturday, August 25
Upperclass Students

Miami staff, students and community volunteers will be there to help you carry belongings up staircases, provide technichal assistance, serve water, and complete countless other preparations to make it a smooth move to campus.

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.

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