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Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this site.

By using this site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site.

The University of Miami (“UM”) may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the UM website (“UM Site,” or the “Site,”) will mean you accept those changes.

The Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice

Content on the UM Site, which may include text, graphics, images, or other information produced by UM or obtained from third party content providers (“Content Providers”), and other material contained on the UM Site (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the UM Site.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. UM does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by UM, UM employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of UM, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.

Liability of UM and Its Content Providers

The UM Site and the Content are provided on an “AS-IS” basis. UM, its content providers, and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of thrid parties’ rights, and fitness for particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, UM, its Content Providers, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  • The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the UM Site or UM.
  • The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the UM Site.

In no event shall UM, its Content Providers, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the UM Site be liable for any claims or damages (including, without limitation, direct, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the UM Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not UM is advised of the possibility of such damages. UM is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, any Content, or the Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.

UM reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of its users, faculty, employees and staff, and the integrity of its systems and sites. UM has no liability or responsibility to users of the UM Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.

Advertisements, Searches and Links to Other Sites

UM may provide links to third party web sites or information. UM does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. UM is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the UM Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. UM does not endorse any product advertised on the UM Site.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold UM, its officers, trustees, employees, agents, Content Providers, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.


UM is Florida not for profit corporation with its principal offices in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. If you access the UM Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction as described in these Terms and Conditions, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms and Conditions for any reason whatsoever: Liability, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.


These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with UM, or in any way relating to your use of the UM Site, resides in the state and federal courts of Miami-Dade County, Florida and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Miami-Dade County, Florida in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving UM or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular or specific notice on the UM Site, these Terms and Conditions and applicable UM Policies constitute the entire agreement between you and UM with respect to the use of the UM Site, and Content.


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