Founded in 1930, the University of Miami Alumni Association is YOUR UM CONNECTION to more than 174,000 living alumni. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, the UM Alumni Association is committed to encouraging lifelong education, providing quality services and programming, and assisting in the continued development and enhancement of the University of Miami.

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Featured Event

Register Now for Alumni Weekend & Homecoming 2016

Online registration is now open for Alumni Weekend, taking place November 3-6. Join your former classmates and fellow alumni as we come together to celebrate what it means to be a 'Cane! See the full schedule of events, reunions, travel information and more at We look forward to welcoming you back to the U! For more updates, follow #AWH16.

'CaneBiz in the Spotlight

The UM Alumni Association is proud to showcase the 'Cane economic footprint across Florida and the U.S. in our interactive map of businesses owned and operated by alumni. Browse the map and follow #CaneBiz. If you own or operate a business, let us know.

- online store -
Sakine Gulec, B.B.A. ‘12

Browse this jewelry line, handcrafted to perfection and known for its delicacy and simplicity.

Paradise Springs Winery
- Fairfax County, VA-
Kirk Wiles, B.B.A. '04

Now featuring a new wine called 'Swagger,' Paradise Springs is the closest winery to Washington, D.C. and the first in Fairfax County.

See more featured businesses.



Meet President Frenk:
Register now for events in NYC, Ft. Lauderdale

Starting on September 26, join the University of Miami Alumni Association to welcome our sixth president Julio Frenk and learn about the groundbreaking ideas shaping UM’s next century. Get inspired by an eight-minute ’Cane Talk by a UM faculty member about what their research means for the world. And plug into the enterprising ’Canes alumni and parent community for conversation and connection. Learn more and register!

Official Pregame Celebration
for UM-Notre Dame Football Weekend

Join fellow UM alumni and Hurricane fans at the Official University of Miami Pregame Celebration, hosted by the UM Alumni Association on October 29, 2016. Be there in person to cheer on the ’Canes as they match-up against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in South Bend, IN for the first time since 1990. Learn more and register!

Last Chance to Bring the UM License Plate to Georgia

We are nearly halfway to our September goal of 1,000 orders for the UM license plate in Georgia. Don't miss this opportunity to swag your tag. Learn more about the time-limited campaign through August. I'm ready to sign up!

Live in Florida, Maryland or North Carolina? UM license plates are also available in your state. Learn more.


Roadmap to Our New Century

In his inaugural address, President Julio Frenk outlined areas in which UM could foster transformation, connection, and reinvention. Several working groups crafted proposals of the draft Roadmap initiatives for the University to consider. Learn more and contribute to their development.

Alumni Profiles

Join us in welcoming the Class of 2016 to the alumni family. They share their story, campus memories, greatest lessons, and their next steps.  See more profiles.

Casey Rea
B.B.A. '16

Matt Getzoff
B.S.B.A. '16

Candice Johnson
B.S.H.S. '16

Ashley Anne Taggart
B.S. '12, M.D. '16

Get connected with the many advantages of being a 'Cane for Life, including your alumni benefits!

Browse more profiles:

Alumnus Knighted for Preservation of Historic Barbados Real Estate
School of Business Alumna Named Second Vice President of Peru
Research by UM Alumnus Inspires Needle Exchange Program
Inaugural UOnline Students Celebrate Graduation in Miami
Alumna Among First Civilians to Travel to Space

Publications & Multimedia

@Miami Alumni e-Newsletter

e-Alumni Connections Events Bulletin
Miami Magazine
Photo Galleries
YouTube Videos



'Cane Social

Connect on 'Cane Social

Alumni are invited to get connected with us by joining 'Cane Social! Reconnect to the U, earn points and win swag! Learn more at



'Canes Connections is a searchable alumni directory and network. Login or sign up for an account.


Alumni Event Calendar

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