Community Engagement


UM students love to beautify neighborhoods with hard work and creativity.

'Canes in the Community

Our mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond.  With that in mind, we invite you to enjoy our many programs that offer the best of our intellectual, research and cultural contributions to our South Florida community.


Coral Gables Residents

Find out about upcoming events and offerings designed especially for our Coral Gables neighbors. This special programming is part of our Development Agreement with the City. Past events have included lectures by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Dalai Lama His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, Admiral Michael G. Mullen, and a concert by the United States Marine Band.

Arts and Culture at UM

Bringing together talented students and a faculty of highly-regarded professional artists, art historians, and performers, the University of Miami plays home to some of South Florida's most cherished and inspirational cultural events.

Community Events

Get a quick glance of a wide spectrum of events and activities taking place throughout the University of Miami. For printable PDFs of all academic holidays, scheduled closures, and academic deadlines, click here.

Health and Wellness

Each year thousands of patients come to University of Miami Health System (UHealth) for specialized medical care and UHealth doctors are recognized among the nation’s most respected. Patients receive care in top-ranked facilities including our flagship University of Miami Hospital as well as our specialty hospitals Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Economic Impact

A leading research university making extraordinary contributions to enhance opportunity, expand knowledge, and serve society, the University of Miami also is a major economic engine in the local and tri-county region.

Civic and Community Engagement

Many University of Miami programs and academic resources fuel the enrichment of civic and community life in the local, national, and global communities.