Alumni Groups

No matter where you are across the country or around the world, chances are there is a loyal group of Hurricanes just around the corner! In locations nationally and worldwide, the UM Alumni Association charters ’Canes Communities to reach out to alumni, families, and friends to keep that orange and green bond alive!

Span generations of common bonds through an affinity group, or participate in a variety of activities in your local/regional ’Canes Community. Find your local alumni contact today, or contact us at to volunteer to be an alumni contact in your area.  

Affinities and Special Interest Groups

Affinities and Special Interest Groups are based on involvement in or allegiance to a particular affinity or interest, experience, or common connection.

’Canes Communities

In locations across the U.S., ’Canes Communities offer alumni, parents, students, and friends a local connection to the growing global UM network. To get involved with the ’Canes Community in your area for networking and events, please submit a UConnect form at

International Alumni

Demonstrating its role as a global university at the world's crossroads, the University of Miami has alumni in over 150 countries worldwide.

Young Alumni

Young alumni are blazing trails, setting trends, and making their mark on the world. Created in 2012, the Young Alumni Program responds to the unique needs and interests of our undergraduate alumni of the past ten years.

Golden Ibis Society

The Golden Ibis Society is a recognition society that celebrates UM graduates of 51 years or more. An annual gathering is held during Alumni Weekend and Homecoming to celebrate and renew connections, and induct the newest members each year.

School & College Groups

From Accounting to Zoology, Medicine to Mechanical Engineering, the University of Miami's School and Colleges work to keep alumni connected.