Special Events

2019 Special Events

LGBTQ Alumni and Friends Recognition Reception

Thursday, November 7, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Kislak Center at the University of Miami
Please join us as the Hurricane family celebrates the traditions of Homecoming, takes a walk through the history of LGBTQ life at the U, and recognizes the fall graduates. Come share and find out what's happening within the community as you meet the newest leaders of the LGBTQ ’Canes affinity group and the LGBTQ Student Center.


Campus Walking Tour

Friday, November 8, 2019, departing at 2:30 p.m. from the Whitten University Center, Office of Undergraduate Admission
Haven’t been back in years? Join us for a campus tour to explore UM! Tours will depart from the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Whitten University Center, 1306 Stanford Drive.


Black Alumni Society/Multicultural Student Affairs Welcome Back Reception

Friday, November 8, 2019, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Whitten University Center, International Lounge
Come join the UM Black Alumni Society (UMBAS), the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA), students, faculty, friends, and the entire ’Canes community as we commemorate the 30th anniversary of UMBAS and present the UMBAS/Woodson Williams Marshall Association (WWMA) scholarship recipients. Please join us in experiencing the joy of being in the company of fellow ’Canes, as well as the many wonderful events that Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2019 has to offer.


Hurricane Productions Homecoming Concert

Thursday, November 7, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. at the Watsco Center
Join Hurricane Productions for the concert event of the year! Featuring 21 savage.

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’Canes Lounge

Friday, November 8, 2019, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Whitten University Center, Lakeside Patio
The ’Canes Lounge, formerly Alumni Lounge, is the ultimate destination to gather in the heart of campus with VIP access to the spectacular fireworks show, boat burning and more! Join us to enjoy delicious tapas and spirits, and to celebrate your pride and passion for the U!

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First Look at the New Student Housing: Lakeside Village

Friday, November 8, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Lakeside Village
Be among the first to explore the new 600,000 square-foot Lakeside Village. As the University looks toward the future with the spirit of innovation and a passion for scholarly excellence, it has embarked on a ten-year strategic plan to modernize its campus housing facilities and integrate them into the educational experience at UM. Lakeside Village, the first phase of this three-phase plan, will serve as the vibrant epicenter of campus life and will become a place where Hurricanes can make lasting memories and foster lifelong relationships.


Connecting ’Canes Student and Alumni Networking Exchange

Friday, November 8, 2019, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Whitten University Center: First Floor Lounge
An engaging opportunity for students to network with alumni, build lifelong connections, and learn more about different career paths and possibilities post-graduation.


Homecoming Pregame

Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (2½ hours prior to kickoff) at Hard Rock Stadium
Fellow 'Canes will meet on Saturday of Homecoming Weekend for the Homecoming Pregame Celebration. Enjoy fabulous food, drinks, and a special pep rally as we prepare to cheer our beloved Miami Hurricanes on to victory against the Louisville Cardinals.

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Homecoming Game

University of Louisville vs. University of Miami at 3:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Stadium
Cheer on the 'Canes as they take on Louisville. The overall Homecoming competition winners will be announced, and the Homecoming Court will be introduced on the field.

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For more information, call (305) 284-2872