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Programs of Academic Excellence students during the annual Holler At A Scholar event.


The Office of Academic Enhancement (OAE) fosters a community of support for students that emphasizes academic excellence, campus engagement, and professional development.

Our office is comprised of the following units: Academic Initiatives, Empower Me First, Prestigious Awards & Fellowships, and Programs of Academic Excellence.

Academic Initiatives consists of student services such as the Academic Ombudsperson, the Plus One Scholarship, and the Residential Faculty, Faculty Fellows, and First Year Fellows as well as centralized advising intiatives for faculty & staff through the Advisor Consortium & the Navigate platform.

Empower Me First assists underrepresented and first generation students in their transition to college life and their pursuit of educational and career goals by providing academic advocacy, general advising, resource referral and academic support.

Prestigious Awards and Fellowships provides undergraduate students with a range of services to maximize their candidacy for nationally competitive awards, fellowships, and scholarships as well as fosters community among the Foote Fellows Honors students.

Programs of Academic Excellence provides academic support and mentorship to Stamps Scholars, Jenkins Scholars, Gates Scholars, and Hammond Scholars.



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Five students earn fellowships to propel their graduate studies

University of Miami students in science and engineering disciplines earned prestigious National Science Foundation scholarships that will help fund graduate research on a range of topics, from climate change to endangered species to wireless power transfer devices.

Nhadya Lawes, Academic Enhancement Research Fellowship awardee

Fellowship offers undergraduates a means to pursue their passions

Nhadya Lawes is one of the recipients of the Academic Enhancement Research Fellowship offered through the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships.

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Undergrad creates virtual exhibition to celebrate Black achievements

Taylor Washington, an industrial engineering major, debuted the online display to highlight the rich Black history at the University of Miami.

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Final Exams Schedule & Policy

You can view your final exam schedule in Canelink, but the Office of the University Registrar also publishes a grid of the final exam schedule. Familiarize yourself with the final exams policies