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In-Person Tours

Thank you for your interest in touring the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science. As one of the world’s premier marine and atmospheric research institutions we offer dynamic interdisciplinary academics, and are dedicated to helping communities to better understand our planet.

Prospective undergraduate students should first visit the University of Miami's main Coral Gables campus, where they will take the majority of their classes. A general tour of the campus, offered by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions can be booked online by clicking here .

Available Tours / Information Sessions

  • Tour 1 - Office of Undergraduate Admission Main Campus information session and tour
  • Tour 2 - Rosenstiel Undergraduate Program Office information session
  • Tour 3 - Rosenstiel School Guided Tour

Tour (1): This tour is hosted by the Undergraduate Admissions department. This is a general tour of the University of Miami main campus, and is suitable for a student interested in any major. The accompanying information session provides general information about the University of Miami. This tour is offered on week days at 10am and 1pm. To register for the Admissions tour click here .

Tour (2): This information session is hosted by the Rosenstiel School Undergraduate Program Office on the Coral Gables campus. The session provides specific information regarding the undergraduate marine, atmospheric, and geological science  majors.

Fall/Spring Information Sessions (September 1 st – May 1st)

Virtual Zoom Sessions:  

Monday at 12:45PM ***by appointment only***
Click here to register for a virtual information session.
 

Live In-Person Sessions:

Tuesday – Friday at 12:45PM ***by appointment only***
Click here to register for a live in-person information session.
Summer Information Sessions (May 15th – August 12th)

Live In-Person Sessions:

Tuesdays and Fridays at 12:45PM  ***by appointment only***

Virtual Zoom Sessions:

Thursdays at 1:00PM  ***by appointment only***

Feel free to contact the Rosenstiel Undergraduate Program office at marsci@miami.edu .

Tour (3): This tour is hosted by the Rosenstiel School Office of Advancement and Communication. This is a guided tour of the Rosenstiel School campus that showcases the research facilities and graduate campus, as well as highlights opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate research. Guided Rosenstiel School tours are available on week days at 2:30pm by appointment only. To register for a Rosenstiel School Guided Tour, click the button below.

  Schedule In-Person Tour

Virtual Information Sessions

If you are interested in signing up for a virtual information session, please click the link below to schedule a virtual meeting with:

Emma Pontes:  completed her undergraduate degree at University of Miami in double major in Marine Science and Biology and a minor in Chemistry, earned her MPS degree at the U and is now getting her PhD at Rosenstiel School in the marine biology department.  https://calendly.com/emmapontes  

Heidi Van Buskirk:  completed her Master of Professional Science Degree (MPS) in Marine Conservation at the Rosenstiel School in Spring 2020. Her MPS thesis focused on enhancing digital communications for NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, FL. She is now a Senior Program Coordinator in the Office of Advancement and Communications. To set up a time to chat one on one virtually with Heidi please click here: https://calendly.com/heidiearth  

Andrew Geniesse Elmore:  Assistant Dean of Engagement, works closely with graduate students but can talk about any aspect of the school. To set up a time to chat one on one with Dr. Elmore, please click here:  https://calendly.com/drelmore

We have a virtual tour of the Rosenstiel School Campus. Look through labs, walk through campus, view classrooms, and take in the beautiful views of SALT/Wetlab here.

If you are interested in viewing our Virtual Open House, please click here.

For the latest on the University of Miami's response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.miami.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Heidi Van Buskirk
Phone: 305-421-4000
Email: heidi.vanbuskirk@earth.miami.edu

Dean’s Office
SLAB Atrium
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne FL 33149

*Please note that prospective undergraduates interested in registering for the Rosenstiel School Guided Tour must also attend the Information Session held by the Rosenstiel Undergraduate Program Office. All three tours can be scheduled for the same day. If you’d like to attend all three tours in one day, we recommend registering for the 10am UM Admissions Tour.

COVID Protocols While on Campus:

  • Masks are optional throughout most of the tour but may be required in some lab spaces.
  • No food during the tour (a closed cap water bottle/soft drink is fine)
  • If you are sick and/or experiencing any COVID-like symptoms (here’s the link per (CDC), you should not come to campus and must reschedule.
  • You may use the CDC Symptom checker prior to coming to campus if you desire, which can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/coronavirus-self-checker.html
  • If you appear to be noticeably sick (i.e. coughing frequently, etc.), you may be asked to leave the campus

What should I bring to my Rosenstiel School campus tour?

Our campus is small, but we recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing for hot/humid weather. You may consider bringing accessories such as a water bottle (fountains located around campus), a hat, sunscreen, and bug spray, for the outdoor portion of the tour. Umbrellas will be provided if it is raining.