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FIU Parent & Family Day 2018

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00am to 9:00pm

FIU Modesto Maidique Campus

Join us for one of FIU's greatest traditions: Parent & Family Day 2018! Parent & Family Day is a great way for parents and family members to experience FIU, celebrate your student, interact with members of the FIU community, and show your Panther Pride! All events are open to parents, family members, and their current FIU student(s)!

Registration for Parent & Family Day includes the following events on Saturday, September 15:

Proud Parent & Family Brunch
Time: 11:00am
Location: Wellness & Recreation Center
Event Description: Join President Mark B. Rosenberg, Orientation and Family Programs' Staff, FIU Faculty/Staff, and other Proud FIU Parents for our annual brunch. 

Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Locations: Stoker Astroscience Observatory, Frost Art Museum, Wellness & Recreation Center, Campus Tours
Event Description: Interested in seeing our beautiful campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and/or world-renowned art museums? We will be offering tours of a number of different spaces all across campus!

Parent & Family Council Networking Hour 
Sponsored by: Alumni Associate and Annual Giving 
Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Location: Vicky's Cafe (located in the Frost Art Museum)
Event Description: Join representatives from Alumni Affairs, Annual Giving, and the newly-formed Parent & Family Council for a cup of coffee or ‘cafecito’ and mingle with other FIU family members.

Housing and Residential Life Family and Friends Reception
Sponsored by: Housing & Residential Life
Time: 3:00-4:30pm
Location: Everglades MPR 141
Event Description: Family and friends of residential students are invited to Housing and Residential Life’s Inaugural Reception to meet and greet the staff and to enjoy refreshments and light fare.

FIU Football Tailgating
Time: 5:00pm
Location: FIU Alumni Association Tailgate
Event Description: Join our FIU Alumni Association as we prepare to cheer on our FIU Panthers to a victory agains UMASS!

FIU Football vs. University of Massachusetts Amherst
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium
Event Description: Cheer on our FIU Panthers from the Parent & Family Day section at the game! *Reminder - if you would like your student to be able to sit with you at the game you will need to purchase them a FIU Football Ticket.


There are additional events including dinner and a movie, laboratory tours and more on Friday, September 14th. Details can be found at

Event Type

Recreation & Wellness, Sporting Events, Campus Life, Traditions, Alumni, Community


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public



$45/person, Current Students Free with Paid Family Ticket

Student Affairs, Foundation, Athletics, Alumni Association, Orientation & Family Programs

#FIUPFD18, FIUProudFamily

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