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In-Person Tours

Thank you for your interest in touring the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science.

As one of the world's premier marine and atmospheric research institutions we offer dynamic interdisciplinary academics, and are dedicated to helping communities to better understand our planet.

Guided Rosenstiel School tours are available on week days at 2:30pm by appointment only. To register for a Rosenstiel School Guided Tour, click the button below.

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Virtual Information Sessions

If you are interested in signing up for a virtual information session, please click the link below to schedule a virtual meeting with:

Heidi Van Buskirk:  completed her Master of Professional Science Degree (MPS) in Marine Conservation at the Rosenstiel School in Spring 2020. Her MPS project focused on enhancing digital communications for NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, FL. She is now a Senior Program Coordinator in the Office of Engagement. To set up a time to chat one on one virtually with Heidi please click here: https://calendly.com/heidiearth  

Emma Pontes: completed her undergraduate degree at University of Miami in double major in Marine Science and Biology and a minor in Chemistry, earned her MPS degree at the U and is now getting her PhD at the Rosenstiel School in the marine biology department. https://calendly.com/emmapontes  

Michelle Fernandez: completed her Master of Progessional Science (MPS) degree in Marine Conservation at the Rosenstiel School in August 2022. Her MPS project focused on completing habitat baseline fish assessments for the Wahoo Bay SEAHIVE™ Project, a marine and estuarine shoreline protection system that employs an artificial structure to dissipate wave energy before it makes it to the shoreline. She is now earning her Ph.D. at the Rosenstiel School in the Marine Biology & Ecology Department. To set up a time to chat one on one with Michelle virtually please click here: https://calendly.com/michellefernandez1 

Chelsea Begnaud:  completed her Master of Professional Science (MPS) degree in Marine Conservation at the Rosenstiel School in August 2021. Her MPS project focused on investigating the challenges and barriers of science education and professional growth in public school science teachers in the United States. She is now a Senior Program Coordinator in the MPS Office and can answer general questions on all Rosenstiel School programs. To set up a time to chat virtually with Chelsea, please click here: https://calendly.com/chelseamps

Kela McEntee: completed her Master of Professional Science Degree (MPS) in Marine Conservation at the Rosenstiel School in May 2021. Her MPS project focused on the effects of media exposure on public perceptions of sharks and shark conservation in the United States. She is now a Senior Program Coordinator in the MPS Office and can answer general questions on all Rosenstiel School programs. To set up a time to chat one on one virtually with Kela, please click here: https://calendly.com/kelamps

Andrew Geniesse Elmore: Assistant Dean of Engagement, works closely with graduate students but can talk about any aspect of the school. To set up a time to chat one on one with Dr. Elmore, please click here: https://calendly.com/drelmore

We have a virtual tour of the Rosenstiel School Campus. Look through labs, walk through campus, view classrooms, and take in the beautiful views of SALT/Wetlab here.

If you are interested in viewing our Virtual Open House, please click here.

For the latest on the University of Miami's response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.miami.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Heidi Van Buskirk
Phone: 305-421-4000
Email: heidi.vanbuskirk@rsmas.miami.edu

Location:

Dean’s Office
SLAB Atrium
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne FL 33149

COVID Protocols While on Campus:

  • Masks are optional throughout most of the tour but may be required in some lab spaces.
  • No food during the tour (a closed cap water bottle/soft drink is fine)
  • If you are sick and/or experiencing any COVID-like symptoms (here’s the link per (CDC), you should not come to campus and must reschedule.
  • You may use the CDC Symptom checker prior to coming to campus if you desire, which can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/coronavirus-self-checker.html
  • If you appear to be noticeably sick (i.e. coughing frequently, etc.), you may be asked to leave the campus

What should I bring to my Rosenstiel School campus tour?

Our campus is small, but we recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing for hot/humid weather. You may consider bringing accessories such as a water bottle (fountains located around campus), a hat, sunscreen, and bug spray, for the outdoor portion of the tour. Umbrellas will be provided if it is raining.