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Let’s hear it for the parents

You’ve supported your child through ups and downs, always encouraged their growth and potential, and served as their primary role model from day one. Now, they’re embarking on one of the most meaningful experiences of their lives as they pursue their studies at the University of Miami. We encourage you to be an active participant in their journey and consider ways to stay engaged with the University and your student ’Cane. Parents are a cornerstone of the U's success, and we look forward to hearing your perspective and seeing your impact in the years ahead.

Ways to Get Involved

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Whether you want to help organize national outreach activities or serve as an online career advisor to your children’s peers and classmates, the U offers many opportunities for parents to make a meaningful impact.
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    From providing campus information to helping you plan your visit, explore the various resources provided to parents and families. Learn more.

’Canes Communities

’Canes Communities act as official representatives of the University of Miami Alumni Association in geographic areas throughout the country and the world.

Find Your Network

Explore ways parents of current and future students can stay engaged with the U.

’Cane Biz

Explore this updated directory of businesses owned and operated by ’Canes, and discover discounts near you.

UM License Plate

Swag-up your ride with the official University of Miami license plate. An all-black, sleek and modern design, this customizable plate has fueled almost $2 million for scholarships while increasing the national prestige of our U—consider purchasing to illustrate your passion for the U and support your student ‘Cane!
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The University of Miami Alumni Association supports an open and inclusive environment for all members of the Hurricane family. Please feel free to contact the Office of Engagement at 1-866-UMALUMS (862-5867) or

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