Calendar of Events and Important Dates for UM

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List of events and important dates!

Here is where you can find a list of events and important dates for students and parents of the University of Miami. We would love to list every event, but we decided to list the major ones and give you a link to the official events calendar page. For a full list of sporting events, click here.

[**This is an unusual and unprecedented time and the situation and circumstances continue to evolve daily. Please start all your planning for any event by first checking here for the updates directly from UM.**]

JULY 2020

July 1, 2020 –  Last Day for Registration and to Add a Course

July 3, 2020 – Holiday – No Classes

July 6, 2020 –  Last Day To Drop a Course Without a “W” and Last Day to Make a Change in Credit-Only Designation

July 22, 2020 – Last Day to Drop a Course


Aug 5, 2020 – Classes End

Aug 6, 2020 – Reading Day

Aug 7, 2020 – Final Exams for all Classes. Session Ends

Aug 8, 2020 – Housing Closes At Noon

Aug 18, 2020 – Housing Available for New Students

Aug 18, 2020 – International Student Orientation

Aug 19-23, 2020 – Fall ‘Cane Kickoff

Aug 20, 2020 -Housing Available for Continuing Students

Aug 24, 2020 – Classes Begin


Sept 2, 2020 – Last Day for Registration and to Add a Course

Sept 7, 2020 – Labor Day Holiday, No Classes

Sept 9, 2020 – Last Day to Drop a Course Without a “W”, Deadline to apply for Inactive Status, Deadline to apply for Non-UM programs and Last Day to Make a Change in Credit-Only Designation

Sept 16, 2020 – Application for Graduation Opens

Sept 28, 2020 – Midterm Reporting begins


Fall Recess dates TBD – Thursday – Sunday

Oct 16, 2020 – Last Day to Apply for Graduation for Fall

Oct 26, 2020 – Last Day to Drop a Course.

Oct 26, 2020 –  Registration Appointments Available on CaneLink


Nov 9, 2020 – Registration for Spring 2021* (Begins)

Nov 21 – Nov 29, 2020 –  Thanksgiving Recess


Dec 8, 2020 – Classes End

Dec 9, 2020 -Reading Day

Dec 10-16, 2020 – FINAL EXAMS

Dec 16, 2020 – Semester Ends

Dec 17, 2020 –  Graduation – All Degrees

Dec 17, 2020 – Housing Closes at noon for Non-Commencement Participants

Dec 18, 2020 – Fall 2020 and rescheduled May 2020 Law and Graduate Commencement Ceremonies. Housing Closes at noon for Commencement Participants

Dec 19, 2020 – Fall 2020 and rescheduled May 2020 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

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