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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

Typical Weekday (3-Week, Credit Students)

  • 7:30 a.m.: dining hall opens for breakfast
  • 8:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: morning class
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: lunch with classmates at Hecht Dining Hall
  • 1 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.: afternoon class
  • 4:10 p.m.: free time - work on assignments, exercise at the Wellness Center
  • 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.: dining hall open for dinner
  • 8 p.m. - 10 p.m: free time, evening activity, study session
  • 10 p.m.: floor curfew, commuters depart campus
  • Midnight: room curfew

Weekend Schedule (3-Week, Credit Students)

  • 7:30 a.m.: dining hall opens - breakfast is served
  • 8:00 a.m.: morning excursion 
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: lunch
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.: afternoon excursion/ on-campus activities
  • 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.: dinner
  • 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.: study/free time/activities
  • 10 p.m.: floor curfew, commuters depart campus
  • Midnight: room curfew