Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion
2030 Armstrong Student Center, 513-529-6504
In support of Miami University’s mission, the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion actively creates an inclusive, welcoming, and affirming environment by providing direct services, support, and resources to students. We foster holistic development through transformational learning opportunities, one on one mentorship, and programs that empower students to explore and celebrate their identity, engage in intercultural dialogue, and build leadership skills. The office also collaborates with campus partners to cultivate cultural awareness and diversity competency through education. We advocate for equity in order for all identities to learn, grow, and succeed.
Computer and Information Technology Services
Information Technology Services (IT Services)
IT Services is the central IT organization at Miami, providing tools and services to all Miami students, faculty, and staff. Visit their site at MiamiOH.edu/IT.
Students can find technology and do-it-yourself support information via Miami's searchable, self-serve Knowledge Base (MiamiOH.edu/KnowIT). IT Help also provides 24/7 support via phone (513-529-7900) or chat (MiamiOH.edu/ITChat). System status can be checked at MiamiOH.edu/ITStatus.
myMiami (mymiami.MiamiOH.edu), the University's web portal, allows students to register for classes, pay bills, check email, access course materials, view University announcements, and much more. Students are encouraged to set myMiami as their browser's home page. You can also set permissions for your parents or other family members to view your bills, class schedule, grades, or other records.
Laptop computers are available through the Student Laptop Program (MiamiOH.edu/miaminotebook) managed by the Brick & Ivy Campus Store. These laptops are designed and configured to provide easy access to the Miami network and other services. On-campus warranty support and other services are provided free or at a discount for computers purchased through the Student Laptop Program. Students who purchase computers outside of the program can still download free software provided by IT Services, including VPN and MUprint, from software.MiamiOH.edu. In addition, students can go to MiamiOH.edu/GetOffice to download a free copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office.
Miami provides "Pay4Print" printers in many labs, libraries, and other locations on campus through the MUprint utility. Please see the IT Help Knowledge Base for details.
English Language Learner Writing Center
King Library, 513-529-0097
The English Language Learner Writing Center ensures opportunities for multilingual writers to become proficient users of Academic English and thus successful students. The Center offers free one-on-one consultations at the B.E.S.T. Library, Peabody Hall, 18, and the Farmer School of Business, 3064. For students who are unable to visit the ELLWC in person, we offer written online appointments. Through collaborative peer interaction, multilingual writers will learn how to identify and correct grammar issues, including unusual word choices, misused English articles, prepositions, tenses, and other errors. Visiting the English Language Learner Writing Center helps students enhance the overall grammar correctness of their English academic writing. To learn more about these services and to schedule an appointment, visit our website.
214 MacMillan, 513-529-8600
The mission of Global Initiatives is aligned with Miami University’s commitment to advance global learning, Global Initiatives promotes the dynamic, comprehensive internationalization of the University through the infusion of multicultural and comparative perspectives in scholarship, teaching, and service. Support focuses on user- and constituent-friendly services with a commitment to efficiency, and acts as the connective tissue for all internationalization realms.
Global Initiatives administers a broad array of credit and non-credit programs and services that broaden the traditional Miami classroom experience. Credit programs are led by Miami University faculty and include local, online, domestic and study-abroad/study-away credit workshops. Non-credit opportunities include online courses and serving as the administrative home for the Institute for Learning in Retirement
Units include Education Abroad, which includes Miami University John, E. Dolibois European Center (MUDEC), International Student and Scholar Services, Continuing Education, Center for American and World Cultures, and a Confucius Institute. The Global Initiatives office is also an authorized passport application acceptance agency.
Graduate Student Associations
102 Roudebush Hall, 513-529-3734
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents all graduate students and promotes their academic, social, and economic aims. It maintains open channels of communication with other student organizations and with academic and administrative units of the university.
The association sponsors a Travel Assistance Fund to reimburse graduate students for travel expenses to professional meetings, conventions, conferences, and workshops.
The Graduate Students of Color Association (GSCA) aids graduate students by sponsoring academic programming, social, and cultural events from a diverse perspective. It also serves as an avenue of communication with the Graduate School and as a liaison between students of color and the university.
The Latin American Graduate Student Association provides mentorship and support to Latin American graduate students. The association provides safe, supportive, and enriching social and cultural experiences and works to increase the Latino graduate student population. Students involved in the association also develop programming to educate the local community about the Latino culture.
Campus Services Center
34 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-5000
Limited on-campus housing is available for graduate students. Single graduate students may also apply to live in a residence hall or in Heritage Commons; provisions are the same for graduate and undergraduate students.
Heritage Commons provides apartment-style university housing for upper-class students. The complex is comprised of 108 fully furnished apartments featuring four private bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, and an equipped kitchen. Exclusive parking is available for Heritage Commons residents.
Many graduate students rent private apartments in Oxford or neighboring areas.
Contract and Deposit
All students living in university housing sign a housing contract, an agreement to pay room rent and board, pay a per semester residential fee, and pay a one-time $330 University Contract Confirmation deposit.
Our residence halls are served by multiple "all you care to eat" buffets, as well as several à la carte, food service locations operated by the University.
Roger and Joyce Howe Writing Center for Writing Excellence
King Library, 513-529-6100
The mission of the HCWE is to ensure that Miami supports its students in developing as effective writers in college, across varied contexts and genres, and fully prepares all of its graduates to excel as purposeful and persuasive writers in their careers, communities, and personal lives. The Howe Writing Center provides one-to-one consultations for all Miami writers at all stages of the writing process, whether they are first-semester undergraduates, seniors completing their honors theses, or graduate students preparing their dissertations. We also support student writing through weekly drop-in writing hours, writing contests, and writing-centered events. Visit our website for more information about all of our programs or to make an appointment at one of our many sites, including King Library and the Howe Center for Writing at the Farmer School of Business.
King Library: 513-529-4141, 513-529-2800
B.E.S.T. Library: Laws Hall, 513-529-6886
Amos Music Library: 120 Center for Performing Arts, 513-529-2299
Gardner-Harvey Library: Middletown campus, 513-727-3221, 513-529-4936
Rentschler Library: Hamilton campus, 513-785-3235
Southwest Ohio Regional Depository: Middletown campus, 513-727-3474
Wertz Art and Architecture Library: 7 Alumni Hall, 513-529-6638
University Archives: Withrow Court, 513-529-6720
Western College Memorial Archives: Peabody Hall, 513-529-9695
Miami University Libraries, which include four libraries on the Oxford campus and one on each regional campus, have many services and facilities of interest to students. Each library specializes in specific fields or departments, so you can find a place to research, study, or talk with a librarian who specializes in your area of study.
Extended hours, including the 24-hour King Library, allow students to get the information they need any time of day. Our facilities offer wireless Internet access, laptop computer and iPad study rooms, a graduate reading room, computer labs, cafe and much more.
You can access thousands of thousands of books, e-books and audiovisual materials for your papers and projects, many of which can be accessed online without having to leave home.
Research help is available via email, phone, text, instant messaging or by just dropping in.
Art Museum: 801 S. Patterson Ave., 513-529-2232
The angular limestone and glass Art Museum, designed by Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, houses the university’s permanent collection of more than 17,000 art objects from all parts of the world by internationally known artists. Rotating exhibitions, public lectures, gallery talks, performances, and other special events are offered throughout the year. The museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
Internships and independent studies are available through several academic departments. You can also volunteer to assist with events and activities at the museum.
McGuffey House and Museum: 401 E. Spring St., 513-529-8380
William Holmes McGuffey compiled the first four volumes of the Eclectic Readers while a Miami faculty member from 1826 to 1836. His National Historic Landmark house serves as a teaching museum for University and regional history, nineteenth-century domestic architecture and material culture, personal items of the McGuffey family, a rare collection of McGuffey Readers, and for the history of literacy, reading and schooling.
Science Museums include:
Karl E. Limper Geology Museum, 8 Shideler Hall, 513-529-3220
Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, 79 Upham Hall, 513-529-2755
Hefner Museum of Natural History, 100 Upham Hall, 513-529-4617
The mission of the Museum is to inspire global stewardship by exploring the connections between people, the nature of their neighborhood, and the world. We serve students of all majors through tours, classroom presentations, and special events. The Museum also provides opportunities to earn a range of certifications, conduct real-world capstone projects, develop practical skills through independent study, and participate in volunteer and intern activities that generate exciting resume lines.
Western College Museum: Patterson Place, Patterson Ave., 513-529-4400
Western College Museum houses a permanent collection of paintings, silver, and furnishings. Patterson Place, located on the northwest corner of the Western College for Women Historic District, also serves as the office for Western College Alumnae Association, Inc.
Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity
219 E. Spring Street
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513 529-7157 - Office
513 529-7158 - Fax
Office Hours - M-F 8:00a-5:00p
Summer Office Hours - M-F 7:30a-4:30p
The mission of the Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO) is to promote fairness and justice, ensure that each member of the Miami University community is and feels included, and foster a diverse and welcoming environment that is equally accessible for all who live, learn, work and participate in activities at Miami University.
Ohio Writing Project
Department of English
302 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-5245
The Ohio Writing Project (OWP) is part of the National Writing Project, a network of nearly 200 sites around the country designed to train teachers of writing and improve student writing. The OWP offers summer workshops, oversees the English Department's Master of Arts in Teaching degree program, and conducts year-round in-service programs in Ohio's schools.
100 Campus Avenue Bldg., 513-529-0001
The One Stop serves as the virtual and in-person one stop service center for the Miami University community by providing best in class in-person, telephone, email, online and outreach student-centric services. The One Stop provides essential information, answers questions, counsels and provides problem resolution for current and former students, parents/families, alumni, faculty, staff, various departments, and the broader university community in the areas of registration, enrollment, financial aid, student records, billing, and payment. For questions about Veteran Benefits or Eligible Dependent Benefits, Miami’s Veteran Point of Contact can be located also at the One Stop.
Campus Services Center
34 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-2224
The University and the City of Oxford are compact and interdependent, with most locations accessible to pedestrians. Miami University discourages students from bringing cars to Oxford. Students who desire transportation will find that transit services provided by the Butler County Regional Transit Authority provide an efficient alternative to a personal vehicle (see Transportation).
A parking permit is required to park on Miami University's campus at all times. Please contact Parking and Transportation Services for questions concerning eligibility for or to purchase a parking permit. Visitors to campus may purchase daily parking permits online or use the parking garages or meters on campus.
Department of Psychology
39 Psychology Bldg., 513-529-2423
The Psychology Clinic provides individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy and psychological assessment to Miami students as well as children and adults from the community. All students, including those who are part-time or from other campuses, are eligible for services. The Psychology Clinic serves as a training clinic for doctoral students in Clinical Psychology program in the Department of Psychology. Therapists receive extensive supervision from licensed psychologists for all services provided. Fees are nominal, and all records are confidential.
University Police: Police Services Center,
4945 Oxford Trenton Road
Non-Emergency/24 Hours: 513-529-2222
EMERGENCY (police, fire, medical): 911
Police Administration and Records: 513-529-2223
Lost-and-Found Property: 513-529-2225
Fingerprinting Services: 513-529-2226
Miami is committed to maintaining a safe learning environment for all students and members of the university community. While Miami's campus is relatively safe, crime does occur on campus. Each member of the university community has a responsibility to contribute to the well-being of the community.
Emergency Notification and Response
In the event of an emergency, contact Miami University Police at 911 to initiate the emergency messaging system.
Emergency Messaging System—Notification of an Immediate Threat
Miami University maintains multiple systems for alerting the Miami community about campus emergencies and will use some or all of those systems, depending on the circumstances. The Miami Emergency Text Messaging System is available to all Miami University students, faculty, and staff.
To receive this service, individuals must sign up through the University Police at www.units.MiamiOH.edu/psf/police/emergencytextmessaging.
Annual Safety and Security Report/Annual Fire Safety Report
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Miami University Police officers are fully sworn and armed law enforcement officers, empowered to investigate alleged criminal activity, search and arrest as authorized by law, and use necessary and reasonable force to enforce the law and protect persons and property. They evaluate reported crimes, conduct investigations, and effect arrests.
Miami University has established emergency procedures for a number of events that range from chemical spills to severe weather that involve individual as well as collective action to respond safely. Information to guide responses to a variety of potential dangers is available at https://www.miamioh.edu/campus-safety/emergency-procedures/index.html. For more information contact Environmental Health and Safety: 55 Hughes Hall, 513-529-2829.
Scripps Gerontology Center
396 Upham Hall, 513-529-2914
Scripps Gerontology Center is a leading source of local, state, national, and international information about the impact of aging on society, and effective solutions to the challenges associated with aging populations. Recognized as an Ohio Center of Excellence, the mission of Scripps Gerontology Center is to provide research and education that make a positive difference in the lives of older people, their families, and their communities.
Scripps works with the Department of Sociology & Gerontology providing core leadership, administrative support, and hands-on research experience to students. This unique relationship with the gerontology graduate programs helps provide a vigorous academic learning environment led by engaged, innovative faculty and research scholars. For information about graduate degrees and research opportunities, contact the Center's main office.
Speech and Hearing Clinic
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
2 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-2500
The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology operates this clinic. The Clinic’s mission is to promote excellence in clinical training of future speech-language-hearing professionals and to provide comprehensive assessment and treatment services for individuals with speech, language, or hearing disorders. There is a fee for services. The clinic complies with (HIPPA) regulations regarding patient records.
Student Counseling Service
500 Harris Hall Drive, 513-529-4634
The Student Counseling Service provides assessment and psychological services to full-time Oxford campus students. The services include initial consultations (first appointment), individual counseling, group counseling and skill building workshops, alcohol and drug assessments, outreach programs, and consultation services. There is a nominal fee for students after the 3rd individual session. All records are confidential and are not a part of a student's academic record. All clinical staff are licensed or supervised by licensed mental health professionals.
Student Health Services
Student Health Services Building
421 S. Campus Ave., 513-529-3000
The Student Health Service (SHS) provides general outpatient and primary care for registered Miami University Students of all three campuses. Services provided include examination and treatment for illness and minor injuries, women’s health and immunizations. We provide in house pharmacy and laboratory services to our students and also accept outside orders from other providers. The health center will submit claims to the student's insurance company for all medical and laboratory services provided. Your insurance card and Student ID card are required when visiting the SHS.
Hospitalization and emergency care is available at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital (513-523-2111). Emergency medical assistance, call 911. Non emergent, urgent care needs can be met after hours via Oxford Urgent Care or Urgent Care of Hamilton.
For immunization, health form completion and health screening requirements, please refer to the Miami Student Handbook.
Hours of operation are M-F with Saturday hours during fall and spring sessions with minor variations per academic session. Please refer to the SHS website @shsMiamiOH.edu.
Office of Student Wellness
102 Health Services Center
The Office of Student Wellness offers programs to students on the Oxford campus related to Alcohol and Substance Abuse; Sexual Assault; Healthy Relationships; Sexual Health; Mental and Emotional Health, and building lifelong wellness. Sanctioned education classes are facilitated by staff for students found in violation of the Student Code of Conduct regarding alcohol and drug use. The Office of Student Wellness is also home to the student organizations HAWKS and BACCHUS. HAWKS (Health Advocates for Wellness, Knowledge and Skills) is a peer education team that present programs on a variety of requested health related topics to student groups, residence halls, and academic classes. Members of BACCHUS-Miami serve as representatives on campus and in the greater community to promote comprehensive health and safety initiatives and to serve as advocates for overall health and wellness and as role models for peers - encouraging students and administrators to voice their opinions and needs to create healthier and safer campus communities.
Campus Services Center
34 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-2224
Students, faculty and staff may use the regional and campus routes of the Butler County Transit Authority (BCRTA) for no fare when they present their valid Miami ID card upon boarding. See BCRTA's web site at http://www.butlercountyrta.com/ for routes and times.
- BCRTA provides daily bus service, including weekends and evenings, throughout campus and to off-campus areas in Oxford. Call the Bus Information Hotline at 513-785-5237 or toll-free 855-42-BCRTA for information.
- Miami’s Regional campuses are also served by regional routes in the BCRTA system.
- BCRTA provides ADA transport service for students unable to ride fixed bus routes due to temporary or permanent disabilities daily when the bus service is in operation. Call 513-785-5237 or toll-free 855-42-BCRTA for ADA service.
- BCRTA SafeRide provides service to and from campus during evening hours. Call 513-785-5237 or toll-free 855-42-BCRTA for SafeRide service.
- Airport transportation to the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati airport is available for Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks. For more information, contact the Miami University Box Office at (www.MiamiOH.edu/BoxOffice, or 513-529-3200).
For More Information
Except for the regional campuses, all addresses are:
Oxford, OH 45056
Phone: 513-529-1809 (general information)
Admission, Undergraduate: Office of Admission, 301 S. Campus Ave., 513-529-2531.
Admission, Graduate: Graduate School, 102 Roudebush, 513-529-3734.
Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion: 2030 Armstrong Student Center, 513-529-6504.
Community Service: Office of Community Engagement and Service, Hannah House, 513-529-2961.
Disability Services: Office of Disability Resources, 304 Shriver Center, 513-529-1541.
Education Abroad: Education Abroad Office, 214 MacMillan, 513-529-8600, EducationAbroad@Miamioh.edu.
Equity and Equal Opportunity: Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity, Hanna House, 219 E. Spring Street, 513-529-7157.
Fees and Expenses: One Stop, 100 Campus Avenue Building, MiamiOH.edu/OneStop.
Financial Aid, Loans, Grants, Scholarships: One Stop, 100 Campus Avenue Building, MiamiOH.edu/OneStop.
Global Initiatives: 214 MacMillan Hall, 513-529-8600, Global@MiamiOH.edu.
Greentree Health Science Academy: 5757 Innovative Drive, Middletown, OH 45005, 513-933-3960.
Hamilton Campus: Miami University Hamilton, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011, 513-785-3000.
Honors Program: 101 Old Manse, 410 E. High Street, 513-529-3399.
Intercollegiate Athletics: 230 Millett Hall, 513-529-3113.
International Students: International Student and Scholar Services, 214 MacMillan, 513-529-8600, MiamiOH.edu/international.
I.T. Services: Support Desk: 513-529-7900 or ITHelp@MiamiOH.edu.
Liberal Education Office: 103 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-7135.
Middletown Campus: Miami University Middletown, 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042, 513-727-3200 or 1-86-MIAMI-MID (Toll free).
MiTech Walk in Support: Located in the Miami University Bookstore, ground floor.
Miami University Dolibois European Center (MUDEC): Oxford Office, 214 MacMillan Hall, 513-529-8600, Luxembourg@MiamiOH.edu.
Parking, Motor Vehicle, and Bicycle Regulations: Campus Services Center, 34 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-2224.
Recreational Sports: Recreational Sports Center, 513-529-4732.
Registration: One Stop, 100 Campus Avenue Building, MiamiOH.edu/OneStop.
Residence and Dining Halls: Campus Services Center, 34 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-5000.
Residency: One Stop, 100 Campus Avenue Building, MiamiOH.edu/OneStop.
Student Employment: Department of Human Resources, 15 Roudebush Hall, 513-529-8722.
Student Organizations: Student Activities Office, 2026 Armstrong Student Center, 513-529-2266.
Student Responsibility and Regulations: See The Student Handbook, published online each academic year and available at www.MiamiOH.edu/handbook.
Veterans Certifying Official: One Stop, 100 Campus Avenue Building, MiamiOH.edu/OneStop.
Voice of America Learning Center: 7847 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, OH 45069, 513-895-8862.