The center's first program take place during Orientation week titled, "Discover the UM Rainbow." The program provides an opportunity for all students, especially those who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, to be greeted by current University of Miami students, faculty, staff, and administrators during their very first week at the U. Students New UM students will learn about the center's programs and services, as well as the campus and community resources available to them through an interactive activity and brief presentation.

The inaugural LGBTQ Orientation was held in 2014 and occurs annually. Discover the UM Rainbow 2018 will take place on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 11-11:50 AM in the Shalala Ballroom East.