Family Orientation 2020 Q&A Sessions

Orientation Real Time Questions & Answers

We know you'll still have questions after reviewing all the orientation content we've made available. Join us for as many of these Real Time sessions as you want after you've reviewed all the content accessed from the main Family Orientation page

In addition to the date and time, you'll see the topic and the intended audience. Click on the session to register. Most will be recorded and a link to the recording will replace the registration link.

General Q&A Sessions

Click the link to register for the session.
  • Friday, May 29, 3pm: Families
  • Wednesday, June 3, 7pm: All
  • Friday, June 5, 2pm: Families
  • Tuesday, June 9, 4pm: All
  • Friday, June 12, 12pm: Families
  • Friday, June 19, 11am: Families
  • Friday, June 26, 4pm: Families
  • Monday, July 6, 5pm: All
  • Friday, July 10, 3pm: Families
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2pm: All
  • Tuesday, July 28, 4pm: All
  • Wednesday, August 5, 6pm: All
  • Thursday, August 13, 2pm: All

Special Topics

Click the link to register for the session. Once the session has passed, a recording will be posted here.

Living on Campus-Residence Life

These sessions are for students and their families. Click the link to register.
  • Thursday, May 28, 12 p.m.
  • Monday, June 1, 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 17, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25, 4 p.m.
  • Monday, June 29, 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 7, 1 p.m.

College of Arts and Science

Join one of these sessions if your student wants to speak with an academic advisor about their interest in a major, co-major, or minor in the College of Arts and Science. Like all conversations with academic advisors during orientation, your student must be present.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; May 27-July 8

College of Engineering and Computing

These sessions are for students (and their families) who are interested in the College of Engineering & Computing and have questions about majoring or minoring in one of its programs.

  • Thursday, May 28, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 11, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 18, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2 p.m.

Farmer School of Business

These sessions are for students (and their families) who are interested in admission to the Farmer School of Business, but were not directly admitted upon admission to Miami.

  • Thursday, May 28, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 11, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 18, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2 p.m.

College of Education, Health and Society

These sessions are for students (and their families) who are interested in the College of Education, Health & Society and have questions about majoring or minoring in one of its programs.

  • Thursday, May 28, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 11, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 18, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25, 3 p.m.

College of Creative Arts

These drop-in sessions are for students (and their families) who are interested in the many opportunities available in the College of Creative Arts (CCA). Representatives from CCA will be available from to answer questions about participating in the arts - from joining a music ensemble or acting in a theatre production to exploring our majors, co-majors, and minors.

  • Wednesday, May 27, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28, 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 3, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4, 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 10, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 11, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 18, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25, 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 1, 3 p.m.

Math and Foreign Language Placement

If you or your student has questions regarding placement for mathematics or foreign language courses at Miami, the following regular office hours are available for consultation with an academic advisor. Like all conversations with academic advisors during orientation, your student must be present. 

The WebEx room is only monitored on the days/times noted.

Mathematics Placement: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., May 28-July 9. 

Foreign Language Placement: Tuesday and Thursdays, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., May 28-July 9.

  • Spanish
  • French and Italian
  • German, Russian, and Middle Eastern Languages
Miami University is committed to providing an inclusive and equitable event experience. If you need disability related accommodations (e.g. interpreter, captioning, materials in an accessible format) to facilitate full participation please contact the Miller Center by phone at 513-529-1541, TTY Relay at 7-1-1 or SDS@MiamiOH.edu. Please submit requests for sign language interpreting and real time captioning services at least five business days in advance to allow time for service coordination.