Recruits Welcome to Miami

Miami is a whole lot more than just sunshine and palm trees. The Magic City is one of the most dynamic, diverse and exciting places you can call home.

Our Campus

A vibrant and diverse academic community, the University of Miami has rapidly progressed to become one of America’s top research universities.

A private research university with more than 17,000 students from around the world, UM is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond.

Miami Athletics is an integral part of campus life.

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Our Facilities

The Canes practice and play at some of the best facilities in all of college athletics, including Hard Rock Stadium, Watsco Center, Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, Cobb Stadium and the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

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Student-Athlete Development

The Office of Student-Athlete Development at the University of Miami is committed to the personal and professional development of our entire student athlete population. We support this student population by placing the focus on: Personal, Leadership, & Career Development, Community Service & Outreach and the success of SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee).

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History

The University of Miami’s rich athletics tradition dates back to the school’s first classes in the fall of 1926. Miami has since built one of the nation’s great athletics programs, one that has won 21 team national championships and 83 individual national championships. UM currently fields teams in 18 sports as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, which Miami joined in 2004 after 13 years in the BIG EAST.

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Academics

As one of the top research universities in the country, the University of Miami brings together esteemed faculty and talented students from throughout the United States and the world. Challenging courses, projects that forge together knowledge and practice, and a stimulating, diverse environment – find it all at the U.

2019-20 Student-Athlete Handbook

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Performance, Health and Wellness

Miami’s Performance, Health and Wellness department was created to better serve its 400-plus student-athletes. Performance, Health and Wellness encompasses the areas of athletic training, strength and conditioning, physical therapy, nutrition and sports psychology. Dr. Luis Feigenbaum, previously the UHealth Chief of Sports Physical Therapy and now Senior Associate Athletics Director for Performance, Health and Wellness, oversees the department.

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