The University of Miami will reopen its classrooms and residence halls to students for an on-campus, in-person Fall 2020 semester. We look forward to welcoming you back to the U.

The health and wellbeing of our community are our highest priorities. We are fortunate to have a world-class health system in UHealth and the very best minds in public health guiding our path forward. Drawing on their expertise, and following guidance from public health and government agencies, seven multi-disciplinary committees have been developing our plan, which includes a revised academic calendar with on-campus classes set to commence on Monday, Aug. 17.

Read more about our Fall 2020 plan.

Updates and messages

Read official communications sent to the University of Miami community with information and resources regarding the outbreak.

Fall 2020 plan

Review the University of Miami’s plan for the Fall 2020 semester, which includes on-campus instruction and a revised academic calendar.

Our four pillars

Read about the four pillars that guide the University’s plan for the fall semester.

Information for students

Read this quick reference guide for University of Miami students.


Information for employees

Read a series of FAQs for University of Miami employees.

Information for faculty/researchers

Review the University of Miami’s guidance for faculty and research personnel.


Travel guidance

All University-related international travel is prohibited. University-related domestic travel must receive prior approval by a supervising dean or vice president.

Event guidance

Review the latest information and guidance regarding University-related events.


Prevention and well-being

Prevention measures are similar to those utilized against the common cold and flu, which are currently circulating in high numbers.

Virtual Town Halls

Watch recordings of town hall meetings outlining the University’s proactive and comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

View news stories citing University experts working to address the pandemic.