Checklist for Success

red boxSet up your Miami email on your phone or mobile device. Miami University's primary form of communication with students is via their Miami University email account. Important announcements, emergency communication, changes to your course schedule, etc. will be communicated via your university email. 


red boxAdd the "Canvas Student" app to your phone. 

Canvas Student on Google Play Canvas Student on the App Store


red boxFinalize your financial aid. Visit this step-by-step guide for tips.


red boxTake the Regionals Community Pledge. All students at Miami University Regionals who are taking classes during the fall 2020 semester will be asked to sign the Regionals Community Pledge.


red boxPay your bill - due on August 21, 2020.


red boxAll students are required to register their vehicle through NuPark. License plate # and car information required. Physical parking passes are no longer provided.


red boxReview the academic calendar.


red boxReview your class schedule to confirm your course details - room location is subject to change.


red boxOrder your textbooks. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on ordering your textbooks.


red boxSign up for Omnilert, Miami's emergency text-messaging system. This option is for students only; the Omnilert system is not designed for family members.


red boxExplore campus resources to get the most of your academic journey.


red boxReview the 2020-2021 New Student Guidebook. This helpful guide includes details about Miami's general academic requirements (called the Global Miami Plan), a chart of AP exam equivalencies, lists of typical first semester courses, and many more details that will help you prepare for your academic advising appointment during orientation.


red boxEnroll in a student health insurance plan if needed. Regional students that are enrolled full-time (12+ hours) are eligible to enroll in the Aetna Student Health insurance offered through Miami University. (Dependent coverage is also available) The plan year is 8/1/20 – 7/31/21 and the annual cost is $1636 per student. Miami and Aetna are committed to our student’s overall wellbeing and holistic care. If you choose to enroll, the deadline is 8/15/20.