COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

What is the University of Miami doing in response to Coronavirus COVID-19?

The University of Miami leadership team, COVID-19 task force, and emergency management team continue to take proactive measures—following the guidance of public health and government agencies—to safeguard the health and safety of our community.

The University’s dedicated COVID-19 site, which can be found at, is updated constantly and will continue to serve as the best and most up-to-date source for information regarding the University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How can I support the University of Miami’s response to Coronavirus COVID-19?

The University of Miami has activated our emergency response tool, The U Responds, for those who are looking for a way to help during these uncertain times. You can help by supporting one of the following areas:

  • Support our students: Help provide emergency funds for students facing difficult personal circumstances so they can continue to advance their education
  • Accelerate cutting edge research: Support clinical and basic science research – the value of the work we drive is more important than ever.
  • Enhance Patient Care and Community Service: Support our frontline health workers, and help care for those who have been impacted by COVID-19

What virtual events and digital resources is the U offering?

The University of Miami is bringing the U to you! Through these times the University and the Alumni Association are committed to providing our alumni with a variety of benefits and resources to succeed professionally and personally.

How is UM helping ’Canes Biz partners or small businesses during Coronavirus COVID-19?

The University of Miami has compiled a listing of national and local resources that are available to small businesses during Coronavirus, COVID-19.

UM is also promoting information on our ’Canes Biz partners who are still open for business and doing their part in the community. Learn more here