Weekend Extras

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All Weekend Long

Work Out At The Herbert Wellness Center
Date: November 5 - 8, 2015
Time:       6 a.m. – 12 a.m. — Thursday, November 5
6 a.m. – 11 p.m. — Friday, November 6
8 a.m. – 10 p.m. . — Saturday, November 7
8 a.m. – 10 p.m.. — Sunday, November 8
Location: Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center
1241 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Description: Not impressed with the fitness room at your hotel? Haven't seen our newly renovated facility yet? Celebrating its 20th year on the Coral Gables campus, the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center opens its doors to you! Come play some racquetball or squash, run a few laps on our indoor track or just relax and unwind in our hot tub and newly improved saunas. During Alumni Weekend and Homecoming, alumni and their families are welcome to use the Herbert Wellness Center free of charge.
Website: miami.edu/wellness
Phone: (305) 284-8500
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Patricia Swift


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Canes Spirit Day
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Edward T. Foote II University Green
Description: Show your UM Pride this Homecoming! The 5th Annual 'Canes Spirit Day' (Show off your UM Colors) on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Follow us on Facebook Canes Spirit Day & also on Instagram @CanesSpiritDay and enter the Alumni Canes Spirit Day photo contest.
Website: miami.edu/finance/index.php/auxiliary_services/logo_licensing/canes_spirit_day/
Phone: (305) 284-3584
Event Contact: Norma Perera

Hurricane Productions' Homecoming Concert
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 8:00-10:30 p.m.
Location: BankUnited Center
Description: Performers will be announced late September.
Website: hurricaneproductions.org/homecoming
Phone: (305) 284- 6399
Cost Per Person: TBA
Event Contact: Michael Baumhardt


Friday, November 6, 2015

Undergraduate Legacy Information Session
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Alumni Center, Multipurpose Room
Description: The UM Alumni Legacy Admission Forums are part of a dynamic schedule of events during the Alumni Weekend celebration. Designed to help students learn how to become a competitive applicant for undergraduate and graduate admission (only for law, medical, and business applicants at the graduate level), the sessions are led by the University of Miami admission officers and cover the basics in terms of the application process, interviews, essays, and test scores. Students will get the benefit of personally meeting the admission officers for the University of Miami in a casual setting.
Website: miami.edu/alumni/umaa/legacy.htm
Phone: (305) 284-1724
RVSP Details: alumni@miami.edu
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Erica Arroyo

UM Alumni Association and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, United Black Students & UM Black Alumni Society Welcome Back Reception
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Shalala Student Center, Room 210-E, UBS Office
Description: Help us welcome alumni back to campus to reconnect with each other and current students, and learn more about the First 500 Black Graduates Project.
Phone: 866-UMALUMS (862-5867)
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Kate Lake, klake@miami.edu

Graduate Legacy Information Session (Law, Medical, and Business Only)
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Alumni Center, Multipurpose Room
Description: The UM Alumni Legacy Admission Forums are part of a dynamic schedule of events during the Alumni Weekend celebration. Designed to help students learn how to become a competitive applicant for undergraduate and graduate admission (only for law, medical, and business applicants at the graduate level), the sessions are led by the University of Miami admission officers and cover the basics in terms of the application process, interviews, essays, and test scores. Students will get the benefit of personally meeting the admission officers for the University of Miami in a casual setting.
Website: miami.edu/alumni/umaa/legacy.htm
Phone: (305) 284-1724
RVSP Details: alumni@miami.edu
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Erica Arroyo

The Leadership and Loyalty Donor VIP Experience
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Eaton Lakeside Lot
Description: Leadership and Loyalty alumni donors, are you ready for the red carpet? This year the UMAA and the Office of Annual Giving have partnered to provide special access to James W. McLamore and Loyalty Society members that are attending the 2015 Alumni Weekend and Homecoming festivities. Alumni society members in good standing will receive preferred seating at select events, the opportunity to enjoy the fireworks on Alumni Avenue in a special VIP Leadership & Loyalty Lounge, and reserved seating at select events. Contact the Office of Annual Giving if you are uncertain if you qualify to receive these benefits. It's our way of saying, "Thank You" for all you do for the U!
Website: www.miami.edu/annualgiving
Phone: (305) 284-9200
Event Contact: Office of Annual Giving, annualgiving@miami.edu