Calendar of Events

Students walking on campus with the Sundial and MacCracken Hall in the background
All 2020 Summer Scholars Program (SSP) activities will be hosted through Canvas, Miami’s online learning platform. Please note: The calendar of events is subject to change.

Use this page to plan your Summer Scholars schedule and when you’re ready to attend an event, you will gain access through your Miami Canvas Account. Recorded events will be available to Summer Scholars via Canvas until June 2021.

In addition to the sessions below, you also may participate in Admission’s Summer Series virtual events for prospective Miami students. Summer Series events are held live throughout the summer and will be recorded and available through your Canvas account.

Pre-Activities: Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2, 2020
Date Time Activity Description
Wednesday, July 1- Thursday, July 2
No specific time. Create "About Me" Bulletin Board Posts on Canvas Post photos and information about who you are, your interests, fun facts, etc.

Week 1: Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10, 2020
Date Time Activity Description
Monday, July 6
LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)

LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
Tuesday, July 7 No specific time. Discussion Board Post Each week, we will post a different prompt on Canvas discussion boards to stimulate conversations and connections among Scholars.
LIVE 4-5 p.m. EDT College Panel Director of Admission Bethany Perkins will lead a live, interactive college admission panel to provide insight into the admission process and the ever-evolving world of higher education. (TO BE RECORDED)
LIVE 5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT Meet the Dean: College of Arts and Science (CAS) Join a conversation with CAS Dean Chris Makaroff and a panel of CAS faculty and advisors (Ted Peters, Patrick Haney, P. Renee Baernstein, & Stephen Wright). Submit questions in advance for a live, interactive forum. (TO BE RECORDED)
Thursday, July 9 
LIVE TBD Interactive Fun Group Activity SSP staff/current students will lead an interactive activity.

LIVE 5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT

Meet the Department Chair: Nursing Join a conversation with Nursing Department Chair Brooke Flinders. Submit questions in advance for a live, interactive forum. (TO BE RECORDED)
Friday, July 10 LIVE TBD Current Student Panel Meet current Miami students and learn more about their Miami experiences during a live Q&A. 
LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)

Week 2: Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17, 2020
Date Time Activity Description
Monday, July 13 
No specific time. Discussion Board Post Each week, we will post a different prompt on Canvas discussion boards to stimulate conversations and connections among Scholars.

LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)

LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
Tuesday, July 14 No specific time. Virtual Educational Exploration Check out one of the many virtual educational explorations available in Canvas.
LIVE TBD One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.
LIVE 5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT Meet the Dean: College of Creative Arts (CCA) Join a conversation with CCA Dean Elizabeth Mullenix and Assistant Dean Gretchen Radler. Submit questions in advance for a live, interactive forum. (TO BE RECORDED)
Wednesday, July 15
LIVE TBD One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.

LIVE 4-5 p.m. EDT

Financial Aid Workshop Join Associate Director of Student Financial Assistance Brandi Lee for an interactive financial aid workshop (TO BE RECORDED)
Thursday, July 16

LIVE TBD

One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.
Friday, July 17 LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
LIVE 4-5 p.m. EDT Application 101 Workshop Join Senior Assistant Director of Admission Ann Bader for a workshop on applying to college. Gain insights for your own college applications. (TO BE RECORDED)

Week 3: Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24, 2020
Date Time Activity Description
Monday, July 20 
No specific time. Discussion Board Post Each week, we will post a different prompt on Canvas discussion boards to stimulate conversations and connections among Scholars.

LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)

LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
Tuesday, July 21 No specific time. Virtual Educational Exploration Check out one of the many virtual educational explorations available in Canvas.
LIVE 4-5 p.m. EDT Case Study Workshop Join Senior Assistant Director of Admission Ann Bader for an interactive workshop about reviewing college applications. Follow along with the review of hypothetical applications and learn how admission committees make decisions. (TO BE RECORDED)
LIVE 5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT Meet the Dean: College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) Join a conversation with CEC Senior Assistant Dean for Student Success Brian Kirkmeyer. Submit questions in advance for a live, interactive forum. (TO BE RECORDED)
Thursday, July 23

LIVE TBD

Interactive Fun Group Activity SSP staff/current students will lead a virtual interactive activity for student participants
LIVE 5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT Meet the Dean: Farmer School of Business (FSB) Join a conversation with FSB Dean Jenny Darroch and a panel of FSB faculty and advisors (Chanelle White, Annie Farrell, Benjamin Palmer). Submit questions in advance for a live interactive forum. (TO BE RECORDED)
Friday, July 24 LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)

Week 4: Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31, 2020
Date Time Activity Description
Monday, July 27 
No specific time. Discussion Board Post Each week, we will post a different prompt on Canvas discussion boards to stimulate conversations and connections among Scholars.

LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)

LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT

Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
Tuesday, July 28 No specific time. Virtual Educational Exploration Check out one of the many virtual educational explorations available in Canvas.
LIVE TBD One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.
LIVE 4-5 p.m. EDT Meet the Dean: College of Education, Health, and Society (EHS) Join a conversation with EHS Dean Michael Dantley & EHS Director of Student Services Roxann Sommers. Submit questions in advance for a live, interactive forum. (TO BE RECORDED)
Wednesday, July 29

LIVE TBD

One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.
Thursday, July 30

LIVE TBD

One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.
Friday, July 31 LIVE 10-11 a.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
LIVE 2-3 p.m. EDT Admission Information Session/Virtual Tour Get to know Miami University and our campus through an information session and tour. (This activity is offered multiple times during SSP.)
LIVE TBD One-on-One and Small-Group Chats with Current Miami Students Join a one-on-one or small-group conversation with current students to learn more about student life at Miami.