Taking Courses on Another Miami Campus

COVID-19 Update

Students who opted to change their graded course(s) to credit/no credit must still meet basic requirements to relocate to the Oxford campus. The 16 graded credit hours required to relocate do not include the following course types: Post-Secondary, College Credit Plus, AP, CLEP, transfer credit, or credit/no credit. Students must still have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.

Regional Students Seeking to Take One or Two Courses on the Oxford Campus

Regional students seeking to take one or two courses in Oxford while remaining a regional campus student with the majority of credit hours at the regional locations, must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed at least 16 graded credit hours from Miami University Regionals in 100+ level courses (NOT INCLUDING: Post-Secondary, College Credit Plus, AP, CLEP, credit/no credit, or transfer credits). Please note, winter term grades are not posted until after spring semester begins; for this reason, winter term does not count towards spring permission to register at Oxford.
  • Cumulative GPA not less than 2.0
  • An acceptable conduct record
  • English Language Center (ELC) students must complete ENG 109 course at their home campus before taking any Oxford classes

Regional students who meet these requirements should submit the Permission to Register form.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This does NOT register you for the courses, it only grants permission to register for the specific requested course(s) during your designated Oxford registration time ticket.

If the course(s) for which you were approved to register is closed/full by your registration time, contact the Regional One Stop to change the course(s) listed on your permission to register in Banner, by sending an email directly from your Miami email account to RegOneStop@MiamiOH.edu

Regional Students Seeking to Take All or the Majority of Their Courses on the Oxford Campus

COVID-19 Update

Students who opted to change their graded course(s) to credit/no credit, must still meet basic requirements to relocate to the Oxford campus. The 16 graded credit hours required to relocate do not include the following course types: Post-Secondary, College Credit Plus, AP, CLEP, transfer credit, or credit/no credit), and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.

Regional campus students seeking to take all, or the majority of their credit hours at the Oxford campus (becoming an Oxford campus student), must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed at least 16 graded credit hours from Miami University Regionals in 100+ level courses (NOT INCLUDING: Post-Secondary, College Credit Plus, AP, CLEP, transfer credit, or credit/no credit). Please note, winter term grades are not posted until after spring semester begins; for this reason, winter term does not count towards spring requirements to change to the Oxford campus.
  • Cumulative GPA not less than 2.0
  • An acceptable conduct record
  • English Language Center (ELC) If the first three criteria have been met, students may take courses at the Oxford campus, but ENG 109 must be taken at the Middletown campus.
  • At least one fall or spring semester must be completed with a regional campus
  • Required: Complete the Regional Student Change to Oxford Campus form.
  • Required: Relocation Advising - Students taking the majority of their credit hours in Oxford are required to meet with an Oxford Academic Advisor. Advising appointments can be scheduled at the Hamilton or Middletown Advising Offices. If you cannot meet in Hamilton or in Middletown, contact the Oxford Divisional Advising Office of your major to set up an appointment.
  • Vaccination RequirementStudents will receive an email invitation to sign up for MedProctor, Miami's immunization portal where they can log in to MedProctor and create an account with their Miami email address. Then upload physician-reviewed immunization documents through this portal. An email confirmation will be sent after forms have been reviewed; this could take up to 3 weeks. 

    Find more information at Student Health Services Immunizations.

International students MUST also do the following:

Living on Campus

  • Required: On-Campus Housing for Students 21 and under
    • Visit Campus Services for information about Oxford Campus residency requirements and exemptions.
    • Students over 21 are exempt from living on campus in Oxford, and campus housing is not guaranteed for students over 21 or who have spent at least two years on another campus.

Oxford Students Seeking to Take One or Two Courses on the Regional Campuses

Oxford campus students seeking to take one or two classes on the regional campus (remaining an Oxford campus student), may take classes at Hamilton, Middletown and Voice of America Learning Center generally without special permission. However, in the case of regional online courses, Oxford campus students are restricted from registering for Regionals online classes as well as from joining any Regionals wait lists until one month before the start of the Fall and Spring semesters. Restrictions are lifted on November first for Winter, and April 1st for Summer terms. Some Regionals online classes are completely restricted to Oxford students. Oxford Campus students should consult with their Chief Departmental Advisor for assistance and additional information.

Oxford campus students who are officially signed up for a Regionals based major, minor, or thematic sequence may fill out the Oxford Student Permit for Regional Online Courses to request access to a Regionals online course(s). The student’s DAR will be checked and if the request for access is approved and seats are available, the student will be added to the course. If the request for access is approved and no seats are available, the student to the waitlist or the ROR system. Oxford students should work with their Oxford advisors or the Regional One Stop for additional details.  The Regional One Stop can be contacted at (513) 217-4111, or by email at RegOneStop@MiamiOH.edu.

Oxford Students Seeking to Take All or the Majority of Their Courses on the Regional Campuses

Oxford students seeking to take all, or the majority of their credit hours at the regional campuses can request a change of campus for one semester by submitting the appropriate Change of Campus form online. Students must not reside in campus housing and must have registration of over 50% registered regional credit hours for the term. Students with fewer than 68 Miami hours will be charged lower division regional fees; students with 68 or more hours will be charged upper division regional fees. Students enrolled beginning Fall, 2018 or after, please see rates based on Miami's Tuition Promise.

Oxford campus students seeking to relocate to the regional campuses for more than one consecutive semester should fill out the Change of Campus form.

International students MUST also do the following:

Contact the International Students and Scholar Services office to change your location in the U.S. An IE hold is placed on the student account until the paperwork is processed as students can lose their student Visa status if the paperwork is not completed.

More Information for Regional Students

Oxford Registration Time Ticket

There are restricted days and times to register for Oxford classes. Two days after turning in the permission to register form or the application to relocate form, follow the steps below to determine your registration time ticket for the Oxford course(s):

  1. Log in to BannerWeb
  2. Select "Student Services & Financial Aid"
  3. Select "Registration"
  4. Select "Check your Registration Status and your Registration Dates & Times"

Oxford Campus Housing

All full-time first year students and second year students are required to live on campus through the spring semester of their second academic year of enrollment. Students who (1) are over 21 years of age by the first day of class; (2) reside with their parents, legal guardians, spouses or dependent children (affidavit required); or (3) have matriculated full-time for at least two years at another institution of higher education or a regional campus (credits must be earned after graduating high school) are exempt from this requirement. Students seeking an exemption to this requirement must submit the Residency Requirement Exemption Application to the Campus Services Center prior to the beginning of the semester for which the exemption is sought. Please do not sign a housing contract if you plan to apply for an exemption. You will not be eligible to file an exemption if you have a signed contract on file for the term of which you wish to be exempt. Fraternity exemptions are coordinated through the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and Leadership.

Additional details regarding this requirement can be found in the Miami University Policy Library.  

Oxford Relocation Orientation

Support for students relocating to the Oxford campus includes an orientation experience prior to the start of the semester, with custom programs for relocation students. For more information, see Orientation and Transition Programs' Relocation Students.

Oxford Campus Map, Parking, and Transportation