Five things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU

Five things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU
A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for University of Miami faculty and staff.

Appreciation day with the Marlins
August 10
Join University leadership for Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day with the Marlins. Save the date for a family-friendly day of fun when the Marlins take on the Braves. Stay tuned for information on ticket distribution and event details.

Tuition remission seminar 
May 30
UM employees and eligible dependents can receive tuition remission at the University for undergraduate and many graduate degree programs. Learn more at the upcoming information session, hosted by the HR-Total Rewards team, on the Coral Gables campus. To register, visit and search for “tuition remission.” Learn more at or contact your pay and benefits team at, or 305-284-3004 with questions.

New security protocol at Gables One Tower
Beginning June 1
To enhance security protocols at Gables One Tower, new security measures for the building will be effective June 1. Gables One Tower employees and visitors should review the updated protocols and frequently asked questions to become familiar with the changes.

Permit exchange program 
Available online  
Thinking of turning in your parking permit to explore alternative commuter options? Through the office of parking and transportation, faculty and staff may be eligible for up to 400 Well ’Canes points for swapping their parking permit and opting for one of the University’s mobility options. Learn more about the program and mobility options here.

Dining hours
This summer
On the Coral Gables campus, summer dining hours are still in effect. Hours of operation and retail locations change throughout the summer, so be sure to check the schedule before heading out to your favorite dining spot. Insider tip: Hecht-Stanford Dining Hall will reopen on June 10 for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.