Below are helpful resources, to help parents and families get engaged and stay “in the know” with our FIU.
- Become a Mentor to an FIU Student or Alumni
Parents & Family members can become a support system for other FIU students by becoming a mentor. Share the knowledge and experience you possess to help one of our current students succeed. Join Today!
- Parent & Family Council
The Parent & Family Council allows you to become involved and to have a voice at the university. Parents and family members support the university philanthropically while helping to engage other parents through university functions, events, and programs. Learn more about the Parent & Family Council
- Parent & Family Digital Library
Visit the Parent & Family Digital Library to learn about the many programs available and to get some answers to the most common family questions. Visit the Digital Library
- Parent & Family Facebook Group
Parent and family members of admitted students are also invited to join the "FIU Panther Parents & Family Members" Facebook Group! This group is exclusively for parents and family members of FIU admitted students. It offers a community for members to connect with one another, ask questions about how to best support their students in their collegiate endeavor while continuing to instill Panther pride. Join Our Facebook Group Today!
- Parent & Family Newsletter
FIU's Parent and Family Newsletter are published monthly and delivered to your email address. The newsletter informs parents and loved ones about university news; events and activities; and resources available for students. Subscribe to the Newsletter Now
- Orientation and Family Programs
Orientation & Family Programs hosts a variety of programs and provides many services, including informational sessions, webinars, and events for family members. Parent & Family Orientation is coordinated by Orientation & Family Programs. Learn More about Orientation & Family Programs
Resources for your FIU Student
Below are some helpful resources to help your student navigate our FIU
- Academic & Career Success
Academic and Career Success at FIU is here to help your student succeed in their academics as well as career services. Visit Academic & Career Services' Website
- Campus Maps
Looking for a campus location? Check out our interactive campus maps
- Career and Talent Development
At Career and Talent Development (CTD), our priority is you! We are an FIU student and alumni career resource. Our highly trained staff is dedicated to helping you make your career dreams a reality. Visit Career and Talent Development
- Counseling Psychological Services (CAPS)
Counseling Psychological Services (CAPS) provides mental health services to students that will facilitate and enhance their personal learning, emotional well-being, and academic skills development. Visit CAPS
- Disability Resource Center
Serving as the one-stop-shop for your disability service needs, the DRC provides the resources to facilitate a smooth transition to university life. By providing one-on-one consultation throughout your academic journey our DRC staff is a specialized resource for you. Visit the DRC
- FIU Health
Your gateway to contemporary and innovative world-class medical care. Visit FIU Health
- FIU OneStop
OneStop shop for all needs regarding admissions, registration, and financial services. Visit OneStop
- FIU Online Student Resources
- FIU Police Department
FIU Police Department – Emergency Phone Numbers 24 Hours – 7 Days a Week - Visit The FIU Police Website.
Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC) Tel: (305) 348-2626 Emergency: (305) 348-5911
Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) Tel: (305) 919-5559 Emergency: (305) 919-5911
- Panther Bookpack Program
Each semester, all Undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in the Panther Bookpack program. The program offers a significant cost savings to students and aids in student success. To learn more about the program, visit Panther Bookpack Program.
- Panthers Care
Panthers Care is an initiative within the Office of Dean of Students that seeks to improve student growth, academic success, retention, and on-campus safety by creating a culture of care at FIU through proactive educational outreach and assisting students in distress. Together we can create a community where students, faculty, and staff support one another and speak up on behalf of those who may need assistance. Visit Panthers Care.
- Student Engagement
Campus Life aspires to engage students in holistic learning by instilling diversity, leadership, and personal development through its programs and services. By educating and mentoring students, Campus Life seeks to provide our students with an opportunity to make meaningful connections and become leaders in a global community. Visit Student Engagement
- University Calendar
Review the many university-wide events at this link. Pay special attention to a special tag for “families” that have been created for events specially catered for you our parents and family members. Due to COVID 19, we have developed a virtual calendar to advertise the many events taking place virtually. We look forward to seeing you!
- University Resources
Visit this page to review the many other resources available at FIU. Learn More about resources available at FIU
Parent & Family Past Events Digital Archive
We are happy to post links to Parent & Family virtual event recordings and presentations so that you can benefit from the rich information in our presentations.
- 07.28.2020 - Honors College Parent & Family Meet & Greet for Class of 2024
- 9.15.20 - Belen Jesuit Class of 2024 Parents Panel
Parent & family members of Belen Jesuit graduates, who are part of FIU's Class of 2024 are invited to view the recording of the Belen Parents Panel event. The presentation includes a panel of former Belen parents who are also current or former FIU parents as they share their advice on how your student can continue their academic and extracurricular success, now at FIU!
- 10.08.20 Family Homecoming Virtual Cocktail Mixer
10.08.20 Family Homecoming Virtual Cocktail Mixer
FIU parents and families celebrated homecoming along with Dean Michael Cheng, university supporters Rakesh and Mei Sarna, the talented students of our Bartenders Guild at FIU, and the experts of our sponsor, Bacardi. Tune in to learn how to make an authentic Cuban mojito and two Pantherized drinks, the Blue Hawaiian and the Yellow Bird. We thank our partners FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Orientation & Family Programs, Parent & Family Council, Bacardi, FIU Casa Cuba, and the Bartenders Guild at FIU.
- 10.10.20 Family Virtual Cooking Class
10.10.20 Family Virtual Cooking Class
FIU parents and family members were invited to participate in Homecoming 2020 by attending the Virtual Family Cooking Class, presented by Orientation & Family Program and the FIU Parent & Family Council and hosted by the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management featuring the talent of Chef John Noble Masi, Professor Brian Connors, and Professor Nathan Dodge.