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A Typical Day at University of Miami Summer Scholars Program

Summer Scholars attend classes Monday through Friday, from 8:20 - 11:30 am, and 1:00 - 4:10 pm. Classes consist of lectures tests, quizzes, projects, homework, and a final exam.

Students may use their free time to work on class assignments, study at the library, swim at the campus pool, exercise at the Wellness center, explore the campus, or join evening and weekend activities.

Weekend Excursions May Include

  • A Major League Baseball game at Marlins Park  a retractable roof, air-conditioned ballpark that is uniquely Miami
  • Snorkeling at John Pennekamp State Park in Key Largo
  • Everglades tour at the Miccosukee Indian Village showcasing Miccosukee tribal arts & culture, airboat ride & gators
  • Miami Beach & Lincoln Road outing – enjoy the beach and stroll Lincoln Road located just a few blocks off the beach, South Florida's premier outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment destination
  • Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) excursion – a modern and contemporary art museum
  • Shopping outings at local malls featuring shops, movie theatres, restaurants and bowling
  • Beach Conservation volunteer opportunity at Bill Baggs Florida State Park on Key Biscayne – join the Beach Cleanup! and earn community service hours 

Weekend Workshops (additional fee applies)

  • A shallow water dolphin encounter in Key Largo
  • Shark Tagging with UM Marine Conservation Program

Summer Scholars | Three-Week, Credit Program (sample schedule)

 

Monday

 Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:30 - 8:15

Breakfast*

Breakfast*

Breakfast*

Breakfast*

Breakfast*

8:20 – 11:30

Morning class

Morning class

Morning class

Morning class

Morning class

11:30 - 1:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00- 4:15

Afternoon class

Afternoon class

Afternoon class

Afternoon class

Afternoon class

4:00 - 10:00 

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening excursion 

10:00

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters depart campus

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters depart campus

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters depart campus

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters depart campus

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters depart campus

11:00

Floor curfew Floor curfew Floor curfew Floor curfew Floor curfew
Midnight Room curfew Room curfew Room curfew Room curfew Room curfew

*Residential students


UM Academies |Two-week, Non-Credit Program (sample schedule)

 

Monday

 Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9:30 – 10:15

Class

Class

Class

Class

Class

10:30 – 11:15

Class or  workshop

Class

Class or workshop

Class

Class or workshop

11:15 - 1:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00- 1:45

Class

Class

Class

Class

Class

2:00 – 2:45

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

2:45

Commuter students depart campus 

Residential students - after class activity

Commuter students depart campus 

Residential students - after class activity

Commuter students depart campus 

Residential students - after class activity

Commuter students depart campus 

Residential students - after class activity

Commuter students depart campus 

Residential students - after class activity

4:00 - 10:00 

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

10:00

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Summer Scholars floor curfew

11:00

Floor curfew Floor curfew Floor curfew Floor curfew Floor curfew
Midnight Room curfew Room curfew Room curfew Room curfew Room curfew

 *Residential students


Weekends** (sample schedule)

 

Saturday

 Sunday

7:30 

Breakfast*

Breakfast*

8:00 - 11:00

Morning excursion, study time, social activity

Morning excursion, study time, social activity

11:00 - 1:00

Lunch

Lunch

1:00- 4:00

Afternoon excursion, study time, social activity

Afternoon excursion, study time, social activity

4:00 - 10:00 

Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity Dinner,* evening study time, or social activity

10:00

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters (credit program) depart campus

Summer Scholars floor curfew

Commuters (credit program) depart campus

11:00

Floor curfew Floor curfew
Midnight Room curfew Room curfew

*Residential students

**All residential students take part in weekend excursions and program activities. Commuter students in the Summer Scholars Three-Week, Credit Program are included in weekend excursions and on-campus activities.

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