Founded in 1930, the University of Miami Alumni Association is YOUR UM CONNECTION to more than 171,000 fellow alumni. Governed by a volunteer board of directors, the UMAA is committed to encouraging lifelong education, providing quality services and programming, and assisting in the continued development
and enhancement of the University of Miami.


Alumni Businesses in the Spotlight

The UM Alumni Association is proud to showcase the 'Cane economic footprint across Florida and the nation in a new interactive map of businesses owned and operated by alumni. Browse the map for businesses near you and discover a plethora of alumni discounts that are available. New listings will continue to be rolled out by major U.S. metropolitan area this year. View the map at

Alumni Rally in Support of New President

Dr. Julio Frenk, was installed as UM's sixth President on January 29, with alumni playing a supportive role in the historical celebration. 'Canes Communities worldwide shared video welcome messages, hosted Tip-Off Parties and Corporate Gatherings, and an unprecedented 300+ alumni-owned and operated businesses participated in the celebration. Read more.

Georgia 'Canes, Show your Love for UM

Calling all 'Canes alumni and fans, a time-limited campaign is under way to bring the University of Miami License Plate to the state of Georgia. The Georgia Department of Revenue requires a commitment of 1,000 paid applications before the specialty plate can be issued by the state. Georgia 'Canes, share your 'Canes pride by signing up to purchase a plate and refer a friend using #UMGAPlate. Sign up for a plate.

'Canes Give Back

CaneFunderAs the new year began, nearly 160 ‘Canes had contributed more than $50,000 across six CaneFunder campaigns that aim to move the needle forward on UM education. New campaigns are launching each month with funds benefitting various areas of campus. Support a cause you believe in today. Make my gift.

More Alumni Headlines

In the News: Miami attorney Hilarie Bass will lead American Bar Association
UM Alumnus Sylvester Stallone Follows Golden Globe
Expert to Lead Planning of LGBTQ Center
Guillermo “Willy” Prado Named New Dean of the Graduate School
Alumna Dr. Nancy Targett Appointed as University of New Hampshire Provost
Alumni Headed to 2016 Sundance Film Festival to Showcase Latest Film
U.S. Attorney Willy Ferrer Works to Instill Passion for Reading
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Jan: Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
Jan: Inauguration 'Canes Communities Tip-Off Parties & Corporate Gatherings
Dec: London Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Dec: Madrid Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Nov: Alumni Weekend & Homecoming
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