Orientation and Parent Programs

Whether it's through mandatory freshman or transfer orientation, Panther Camp, family programming, or any of the other exciting initiatives we provide, they all seek to set you up for a successful and rewarding college experience. We are a resource for your transition to campus and throughout your college career!


Orientation and Parent Programs
MMC – GC 189
BBC – WUC 256

Fax 305-348-6483


Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm



Tips to ease the transition for transfer students

From ensuring your credits transfer to adapting to a new school setting, moving to FIU from another college or university […]

Introduced: Joshua Metellus ’18

With more than 54,000 students at FIU, there is no shortage of cool characters with interesting stories. The problem is, who […]

Peer Advisors reflect on Orientation Workshop experience

Written by Eneida Bermudez, junior public relations major, and Pablo Ortiz, freshman business major, 2016 Peer Advisors There are some […]

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 7, the Outstanding Student Life Awards honored 21 students and four student organizations who have demonstrated the […]

January 2016 in photos

The first month of 2016 is pretty much in the books and what a busy month it’s been! Check out […]

Panther Camp becomes a family tradition

During a hot and humid summer in 2006, the first ever Panther Camp session was held, hosting 25 eager freshmen. […]

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

Homecoming brings exciting events for parents and families

At FIU, Homecoming is a week-long celebration marked with a parade, tailgate, football game, concerts, comedy shows and more. Homecoming [&#82 [...]

6 life-changing moments that will happen at Panther Camp

Panther Camp is an extended orientation program geared towards new FIU students who want to take orientation to another level. […]

Orientation & Panther Camp 2013

Our newest Panthers learn all about FIU during orientation. Check out some of the fun events in the Graham Center […]