Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion

2030 Armstrong Student Center, 513-529-6504

Miami University's Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) is responsible for the development and implementation of programs, initiatives, and experiential learning opportunities designed to enhance the personal/professional development, retention, and overall student experience, of under-represented student populations at Miami University. In addition, the CSDI is a center of excellence and is committed to the preparation of students for leadership, experiential learning opportunities, and successful matriculation. In accordance with Miami University’s mission, the Center for Student Diversity and 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, mentorship, and engagement opportunities that empower students to explore and celebrate their identity, engage in intercultural dialogue, and build leadership skills. The Center embodies a commitment to diversity/multiculturalism as expressed through, but not limited to, ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic differences and advocates for equity in order for all identities to learn, grow, and succeed.

Computer and Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services (IT Services)

IT Help: 513-529-7900 |
IT Help Self Service:
myMiami web portal:

IT Services is the central IT organization at Miami, providing tools and services to all Miami students, faculty, and staff. Visit the website at

Technology Support

Students can find technology and do-it-yourself support information via Miami's searchable, self-serve Knowledge Base ( IT Help also provides 24/7 support via phone (513-529-7900) or chat ( System status can be checked at

Web-Based Services

myMiami (, the University's web portal, gives students a convenient springboard for finding links to all their regular activities: 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. Miami parents and family members also have a dedicated portal to view information their students have shared with them, including grades, financial aid, meal plan info, and more (

Student Computers

Computer recommendations, walk-up support, and warranty repair assistance are available through the Student Laptop Program ( managed by IT Services. All students can download free software provided by IT Services, including VPN and MUprint, from In addition, students can go to to download a FREE copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office on up to five different devices.


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. 

Global Initiatives

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 global learning, scholarship, teaching, and service. Support focuses on user- and constituent-friendly services with a commitment to efficiency. Global Initiatives acts as the connective tissue for all internationalization realms at Miami University: Leadership and structure; curriculum and co-curriculum; faculty and staff support; mobility; partnerships and fellowships; and institutional policy and commitment.

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 and study-away credit workshops. Non-credit opportunities include online courses and programs serving the wider community, such as the Institute for Learning in Retirement and the Global Partner Summer School.

Units include Education Abroad, the Miami University John, E. Dolibois European Center (MUDEC), International Student and Scholar Services (including the English Language Learner Writing Center in the International Student Center), and Continuing Education. The Global Initiatives office is also an authorized passport application acceptance agency.

Graduate Student Associations

Graduate School
105 Laws 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 purpose of the Graduate Student Pride Association (GSPA) is first and foremost to provide a safe and inclusive space for LGBTQ+ and queer graduate and professional students at Miami University. Safe spaces cultivate a community for marginalized groups and are thus vital to LGBTQ+ and queer graduate students. Furthermore, GSPA will represent and give voice to the concerns of LGBTQ+ and queer graduate and professional students at Miami University.

The International Graduate Student Association (IGSA) primarily serves international graduate students but is open to all graduate students. The purpose of this group is to provide a community for graduate students who are in the US for their advanced degrees. This group advocates for international students to university leaders and plans social events for international graduate students.


Campus Services Center
34 Nellie Craig Walker Hall, 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.

On-Campus Dining

Miami’s Oxford campus contains various dining concepts including all-you-care-to-eat locations, à la carte locations, and convenience stores/markets in over 20 locations across campus. For added convenience, select locations offer Grubhub ordering for students to place orders ahead of time for either pick up or delivery via Starship robots. A variety of locations offer meal swipe equivalency options; students can select a designated item from our York Street offerings that come with a Miami-branded bottle of water and piece of fruit or a combo meal for one swipe as an alternative to dining at an all-you-care-to-eat commons location.

Miami is committed to providing an exceptional on-campus dining experience that takes into consideration student dietary needs, lifestyle choices, cultural background, and religious affiliations. For current hours of operation, menus and nutrition, and more information about dining accommodations visit

Howe Writing Center

King Library, 513-529-6100

The mission of the Howe Writing Center 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. As part of the Howe Center for Writing Excellence, 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. Our carefully trained undergraduate and graduate student consultants offer both written online and live online consulting. We also support student writing through writing contests, writing-centered events, and research focused on student writing and consulting. Visit our website for more information about all of our programs or to make an appointment.


King Library: 513-529-4141, 513-529-2800

Walter Havighurst Special Collections: King Library, 513-529-3323

Miami University Archives and Western College Memorial Archives: 513-529-6720

Amos Music Library: 120 Center for Performing Arts, 513-529-2299

Wertz Art and Architecture Library: 7 Alumni Hall, 513-529-6638

Gardner-Harvey Library: Middletown campus, 513-727-3222

Rentschler Library: Hamilton campus, 513-785-3235

Southwest Ohio Regional Depository: Middletown campus, 513-727-3474

With three facilities on the Oxford campus and one on each regional campus, the Libraries are here to support students, faculty, and staff in their research and academic success in-person and online.
Each library offers a variety of collaborative and private study spaces; equipment for checkout like laptops, textbooks, cameras, and iPads; public computers; and printers. King Library also features a Makerspace, multimedia production studio, and cafe, and houses the Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives.
Access hundreds of thousands of digital resources like journal articles, e-books, videos, databases, and documents online, 24/7, at
Research help is available via chat, email, text, phone, or virtual or in-person consultation. Stop by and discover your Libraries!


Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum (RCCAM): 801 S. Patterson Ave., 513-529-2232

The angular limestone and glass Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum (RCCAM), designed by Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, houses the university’s permanent collection of more than 17,500 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, in person and online. Permanent galleries include Art History at a Glance, Global Perspectives, and the Charles M. Messer Leica Camera Collection. The RCCAM is situated within scenic Sculpture Park grounds. and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Internships and independent studies are available through several academic departments. As a teaching museum, multiple courses at Miami University are supported at the RCCAM. Collections not on display can be accessed with sufficient advance notice for teaching and research. You can also volunteer to assist with events and activities at the museum. Inquiries regarding group visits and from schools are welcomed.

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

Hanna House
219 E. Spring Street
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513 529-7157 – Office

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 one of the longest-running and largest sites of the National Writing Project. Founded in 1980, Miami’s OWP values teacher knowledge, develops teachers as writers, and empowers teacher leaders to enact change in writing and literacy instruction in all content areas. OWP has offered workshops and inservice to over 100,000 K-16 teachers. 

As part of the Miami University English Department, OWP supports K-12 teachers across the region and celebrates the professionalism, expertise, and talent of educators. Through workshops, school professional development, writing groups, book studies, and conferences, OWP provides a professional community for teachers based on shared writing, professional readings and practical teaching.

The OWP oversees the Master of Arts in Teaching English Degree, an innovative 32-hour degree focused on classroom research conducted under the direction of faculty advisors and OWP mentors.  The OWP also recently created the Certificate in the Teaching of Writing, a Miami University graduate certificate program focused on teaching writing in K-12 classrooms. 

As a site of the National Writing Project, OWP collaborates with K-12 teachers and universities across the nation. The National Writing Project, founded at Berkeley in 1973, is devoted to improving the teaching of writing and learning from kindergarten through college.

One Stop

One Stop
100 Nellie Craig Walker Hall, 513-529-0001

The One Stop assists the Miami University community with billing and payment, financial aid, registration, and student records. Audiences the One Stop serves include current and former students, authorized family members, and Miami faculty and staff. Through best-in-class in-person, telephone, email, and online services, the One Stop disseminates essential information, offers counsel, and provides problem resolution. The One Stop also houses Miami’s VA Certifying Official ( and Residency Officer( For more information, visit


Campus Services Center
34 Nellie Craig Walker Hall, 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.

Psychology Clinic

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. 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

Annual Security and 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, and includes, among other things, the following: Campus policies regarding: Safety bulletins and timely warnings; Emergency notification and response; Emergency procedures; and Reporting criminal activity; Information on crime prevention programs; Campus policies and information on sexual assault and interpersonal violence prevention programs, and procedures to follow when sexual assault, interpersonal violence, domestic and dating violence, or stalking offenses occur; Miami University’s Fire Safety Report, including fire statistics in residence halls, emergency procedures, and safety advice for students living both on and off campus; Crime Statistics for the most recent three years at all Miami campuses;  Campus policies concerning facility safety and access; Campus policies concerning law enforcement; Campus policies for reporting non-campus criminal activity; Campus policies regarding the sale, possession and use of alcohol and illegal drugs; and Information on drug and alcohol education programs. 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.

Drug Free Schools and Communities Act

In compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, the Miami University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report also includes information regarding the university’s educational programs related to drug and alcohol abuse prevention; sanctions for violations of federal, state, and local laws and university policy; a description of health risks associated with alcohol and other drug use; and a description of available treatment programs for Miami University students and employees.  A complete description of these topics, as provided in Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, is available online at:

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 provided to all Miami University students, faculty, and staff.  For guests and visitors to receive this service, individuals must sign up through the University Police at

Emergency Procedures

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 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 the opportunities and challenges associated with aging populations. Recognized as an Ohio Center of Excellence, the mission of Scripps Gerontology Center is to do work that makes a positive difference in the lives of aging individuals, their families and communities, and to meet the needs of aging societies. They accomplish this through excellence in research, education, and service.

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.

Miami University Speech and Hearing Clinic

421 S Campus Avenue, Suite 3030, 513-529-2500

The Miami University Speech and Hearing Clinic is operated by the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology. 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, hearing, or related disorders. There is a fee for services. The clinic complies with (HIPAA) regulations regarding patient records and there is a fee for services, however some insurances are accepted. The clinic is open to the community and Miami University students. For more details, visit the MU Speech and Hearing clinic link above.

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. 

Miller Center for Student Disability Services (SDS)

304 Shriver Center,, 513-529-1541, 7-1-1 (Ohio Relay)

The Miller Center for Student Disability Services coordinates accommodations, auxiliary aids, accessible technology and support services to ensure students with disabilities have an equitable Miami University classroom and campus life experience. Access planning is available for a diverse group of students including those with learning, psychological, medical, physical, sensory, attention and autism spectrum disabilities. Students must self-disclose disability to receive services. 

Student Health Services

Health Services
500 Harris Drive, 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 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 are 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

Student Wellness

Office of Student Wellness
Clinical Health Sciences and Wellness Building
Room 1212

The Office of Student Wellness offers programs to students on the Oxford campus related to Alcohol and Substance Use; Sexual Assault; Healthy Relationships; Sexual Health; Mental Health Promotion, 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 peer educators to deliver programming on these topics to student groups, residence halls, and academic classes. Members of these organizations 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.


Campus Services Center
34 Nellie Craig Walker Hall, 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 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 (, or 513-529-3200).

For More Information

Except for the regional campuses, all addresses are:

Miami University
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, Hanna 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,

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 Nellie Craig Walker Hall,

Financial Aid, Loans, Grants, Scholarships: One Stop, 100 Nellie Craig Walker Hall,

Global Initiatives: 214 MacMillan Hall, 513-529-8600,

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,

I.T. Services: Support Desk: 513-529-7900 or

Liberal Education Office: 315 Laws Hall, 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,

Parking, Motor Vehicle, and Bicycle Regulations: Campus Services Center, 34 Nellie Craig Walker Hall, 513-529-2224.

Recreational Sports: Recreational Sports Center, 513-529-4732.

Registration: One Stop, 100 Nellie Craig Walker Hall,

Residence and Dining Halls: Campus Services Center, 34 Nellie Craig Walker Hall, 513-529-5000.

Residency: One Stop, 100 Nellie Craig Walker Hall,

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

Veterans Certifying Official: One Stop, 100 Nellie Craig Walker Hall,

Voice of America Learning Center: 7847 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, OH 45069, 513-895-8862.