University of Miami

December 2nd - 3rd, 2017

UHack 2017

UHack is a 24 hour hackathon hosted by the University of Miami's chapters of IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) which together form Software Engineering Club. It will be held at the University of Miami campus ballroom in the Shalala Student Center. It is completely FREE for anyone in the area, and will be fully equipped with any snacks and drinks you may need to keep you going throughout the night. Come build the future!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is a weekend long event where you go all the way from idea to prototype. At the end of UHack, you will pitch your app, website, or whatever prototype you dreamed up, and compete for prizes! Hackathons are a great place to learn quickly and create something awesome.

How much does it cost?

UHack is completely free for all registered participants! The food is free and all the awesome swag is free.

Will there be food?

Absolutely! We have four delicious meals planned with plenty of snacks in between to keep you going for 24 hours.

Is there any travel reimbursement?

Unfortunately, we will not be offering individual travel reimbursement this year.

Do you have a Code of Conduct?

Yes! Check out MLH's Code of Conduct .

What should I bring?

Bring you, your computer, computer charger, toiletries (toothbrush and toothpaste), and anything else for your hack.

This is my first hackathon!

You're more than welcome at UHack! We will have workshops during the event and mentors to help you through any troubles. So no matter what your skill level is, we will provide the resources to help you learn.

Can high school students attend?

Yes! If you are attending a Miami-Dade high school, we're super psyched to have you.

How big are teams and what if I don’t have one?

Gather your friends, meet some peeps at opening, or attend our team-creation event right after opening ceremonies. No worries about knowing anyone beforehand. UHack is for creating new connections and new people from around the states. Maximum 4 people per team.


UHack registration will open at 11am on Saturday, October 28th. Stay tuned for the full schedule!

Meet the Team

Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season