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Metrorail: The Metrorail Extending from Kendall to Medley, the Metrorail is Miami-Dade County's rail system, and it is primarily a north-south route. If you live close to a Metrorail station, or to a bus that can get you to a station, Metrorail can take you directly to the University (via the University station, south of the Stanford Drive entrance to UM). You can pay each time you ride, or you can purchase college student Metrorail passes and monthly Metrorail parking permits at the TicketMaster window at the first floor of the Whitten University Center. You must have your 'Cane Card (Student ID) with you to purchase these special passes, and the purchases are cash only. For more information about these passes, call the University Center Information Desk at 305-284-2318. For more information about the Metrorail, visit or call 305-770-3131.

The Metrorail now offers service to and from Miami International Airport. Click here for the Metrorail trip planner.

Canes Shuttle Service: The University of Miami operates the Hurry 'Cane Shuttle during fall and spring semesters. The Shuttle fleet, partially comprised of bio-diesel fueled Optimas, are equipped with state of the art wheelchair accessible buses, and is available free of charge to all UM students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Shuttle serves most major campus buildings, parking lots, and the University Metrorail station at 6 to 8 minute intervals during class days, and 15 to 20 minute intervals at other times. The Hurry 'Cane Shuttle facilitates use of perimeter parking lots, and provides a convenient means of traversing campus without using a personal vehicle. Find and/or track the shuttle at

Zipcar: Though most students have a car when they come to Miami Law, there is a convenient and resourceful alternative to those students without a car. The University of Miami, in cooperation with Zipcar, has made available rental cars on campus that can be accessed using the Zipcar service.


There are a variety of bookstores and other locations your law student can choose from for their first and upper year textbooks. They include:

Area Businesses

The University of Miami School of Law is located in Coral Gables, a city within the heart South Florida's bustling community. Here is a list of the various chambers of commerce from the surrounding areas:

Area Schools: Public & Private In Miami-Dade County

Entertainment and Culture

We believe in balance and even law students need a break from study from time-to-time. There is an array of local recreational activities available to law students in and around the University.