Requirements for Membership

  1. Current undergraduate, graduate, faculty, or staff of the University of Miami

  2. Ability to understand safety briefings and emergency directions in English

  3. In good health, and ability to receive medical clearance to dive from a physician if necessary

  4. Basic water skills and comfort
    ***NOTE: Scuba certification is not a prerequisite for membership, however, only certified divers may rent equipment or participate in club diving activities. Open Water certification classes are offered every semester, and more information can be found under Training.

How to Join

  1. Go to the UM Scuba Club IMLeagues Page, and click “Join Team”. Choose the University of Miami as your institution when prompted and login using your CaneId credentials. Then, fill out the following 5 forms:

    1. Scuba Certification Info

    2. Participation and Release/Indemnity Agreement

    3. Code of Conduct

    4. Consent to Admission and Treatment/Emergency Contact

    5. Field Trip Participation Waiver

  2. Submit your email form on the side or bottom of this page. You can also follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Additionally we have a Facebook group, that serves as a better platform for discussion than the page.

  3. Pay membership dues at a meeting, or submit to our mailbox in a labeled envelop in Ungar 210-A. Cash or checks made out to "cash" are the only accepted payment methods.

  4. If you aren't already certified, sign up for a class, or come on out diving with us!

Membership Dues

Undergraduates: $65 per academic year, or $45 per semester. 
Non-undergraduates: $75 per academic year, or $55 per semester.

*Dues are non-transferable and non-refundable and expire at the end of the academic year, or until the Spring semester begins if a semester membership is purchased in the fall*

Benefits of Membership

  • Discounted weekly charter trips (typically $35-$50).

  • Discounted certification and continuing education courses. See our Training section.

  • Overnight camping trips scheduled once or twice a semester.

  • Free equipment rental (excluding mask, snorkel, and fins) on all club sponsored activities.

  • Access to free equipment rental for non-club activities on an as available basis. See our Equipment section.

  • Opportunity to purchase "4-dive credit" packs giving you credit for 4 club trips for $100

    • Dive credits purchased in the manner above, like dues, are non-transferable, non-refundable, and expire at the end of the academic year.