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’Cane Kickoff 2019 wraps up as classes begin

President Julio Frenk hosted a welcome celebration for new students at the Watsco Center. Photo: TJ Lievonen/University of Miami

By UM News

President Julio Frenk hosted a welcome celebration for new students at the Watsco Center. Photo: TJ Lievonen/University of Miami

’Cane Kickoff 2019 wraps up as classes begin

By UM News
Take a look back on new student orientation and browse through a gallery of photos from various events hosted throughout the week.

Last week, the University of Miami came alive as new students participated in the Department of Orientation and Commuter Student Involvement’s weeklong orientation program known as ’Cane Kickoff.

The week was filled with move-in days, information sessions, dean’s meetings, various events hosted by campus partners that featured pizza and desserts—and maybe a bit of nerves as first-year and transfer students said farewell to their families as they prepared to take flight on their academic adventure.

University President Julio Frenk hosted a celebration for new students to kick off the beginning of another academic year.

Take a look back on the week’s events: