Matthew Gregory Barnes

Director, Programs

(305) 284-5646
Shalala Student Center 1330 Miller Dr
Room 203B
Coral Gables, Florida 33146


Matthew Barnes is currently the Assistant Director of the Department of Orientation & Commuter Student Involvement. In this position, he supports new students and their families with their transition to the University of Miami. Matt is primarily responsible for Commuter Student Involvement and oversees the Commuter Assistants, Great Start, and other commuter-specific initiatives. Matt also serves as advisor to the Association of Commuter Students and several other student organizations. Originally from Maryland, he received an M.S. in Higher Education from Florida State University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland.