Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I review faculty benefits?

If you have a questions regarding the University insurance plans and/or retirement plans, please visit the University of Miami HR Benefits website. If you unable to locate the information you are looking for, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at (305) 284-3386 / for assistance.

Does the Office of Faculty Affairs provide housing recommendations?

The Office does not partner with real estate agents, however, there are resources available for you to consider when evaluating your housing options. The University has an off-campus housing guide with available listings

The University of Miami owns a number of single family homes and townhouses near the Coral Gables campus.  Eligible faculty are given priority in leasing these homes dependent upon availability. For additional details regarding these properties, please click here. If you are interested in leasing one of the properties, please contact us at 305-284-4707.

University of Miami faculty have an exclusive opportunity to live in Smathers Four Fillies Farm, an award-winning neighborhood of 31 elegant single-family homes in the midst of a lush enclave of tropical tranquility. We invite you learn more about purchasing your next home in one of South Florida’s most desirable communities featuring nature trails, a clubhouse, pool, fitness room, and other attractive amenities.

Does the University have a moving policy?

Yes, please click here to review our Moving Policy.

Who do I contact to learn more about a faculty job posting?

Please refer to the contact listed within the job posting. You may also review our contact list for each of the schools and colleges.

If I need a visa, who do I contact?

Full-time faculty will work with the Office of Faculty Affairs on the visa process. Please contact the Office at (305) 284-3386 / for assistance. Visiting faculty and short-term scholars will work with International Student and Scholar Services

What is the University culture?

At the U, our mission is to transform lives through education, research, innovation and service. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone at the University feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. We intentionally shape our culture by adhering to a set of shared values and behaviors, service standards, and leadership expectations.

Our core values of diversity, integrity, responsibility, excellence, compassion, creativity, and teamwork provide the foundation for all of our behaviors.

Our service standards of safety, caring, responsiveness, and professionalism provide guidelines for how we treat one another and those we serve.

Our leadership expectations to build trust, be visionary, be inspirational, serve others, develop people, be courageous, be decisive and, demonstrate business acumen provide behavioral expectations for those who serve as University leaders

Click here to learn more about the Mission, Values, and Expectations.