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About South Florida

The University of Miami's main campus is located in the city of Coral Gables, the City Beautiful! Take advantage of the world-famous climate and attractions that make South Florida such a unique place to live and learn.  While recruiting at the University of Miami, explore the city of and take advantage of its cultural offerings, Welcome to MiamiMiami Cultural Arts.

Everglades National Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Miami Seaquarium, Museum of Science, Parrot Jungle and Gardens and the award-winning Miami MetroZoo are just a few of the attractions in South Florida.

Arts and Culture

Music, theater and art buffs are never at a loss for things to do. The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing ArtsMiami City Ballet, and the New World Symphony Orchestra all call Miami home. Art museums including UM's own Lowe Art Museum, the Miami Art Museum and the more than 100 art galleries in Coral Gables and Miami Beach makes South Florida an art-lovers haven. The many concert venues makes South Florida a stop on nearly all of the major concert tours. 

Outdoor and Spectator Sports
With more than 40 golf courses, 500 public parks and thousands of miles of paths for biking, running or walking and the miles of beaches, South Florida is truly an outdoor lover's paradise. For sports addicts, South Florida is home to a professional sports team for all of the major sports. The NFL's Miami Dolphins, NBA's Miami Heat, baseball's Florida Marlins, hockey's Florida Panthers all play their home games in South Florida. Other sporting events come to South Florida on a yearly basis, including major golf tournaments such as The Honda Classic, NASCAR and Indy racing at the Miami Homestead-Miami Speedway, and championship tennis at the Sony Open

Shopping and Dining

UM's Coral Gables campus is close-by to the Village of Merrick Park, which has a variety of hops and dining options. South Florida is also rich with restaurants to satisfy all budgets and tastes.                                          

Toppel Career Center
Physical Address:
5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-5451
Fax: 305-284-3668
Mailing Address:
PO Box 249175
Coral Gables, FL 33124-5610