Events

Homecoming Schedule 2017

  • Saturday, October 28

    University & Community

    Panthermonium: Rise of a Legend
    Doors open: 6:30pm • MMC - Convocation Center

    Homecoming is back and in full motion, and that means Panthermonium is right around the corner. This long standing show entering it's 6th installment plans to deliver the some of the biggest names in music today.

  • Sunday, October 29

    Invite Only

    Royal Reunion
    Doors open: 10am

    This event has more royals than a deck of cards. The Royal Reunion will host all former FIU Court royalty along with 2017 court candidates. Invitations and arrangment will be made to those contacted to attend.

    University & Community

    Unleash the Crown - Court Pageant
    Doors open: 6:00pm • MMC - GC Ballrooms

    It wouldn’t be Homecoming without the race to Unleash the Crown. The annual celebration will feature a 007 Gala theme that will defintely leave you...shaken.

  • Monday, October 30

    Students Only

    Cirque De Nuit
    Doors open: 12:00pm -3:00pm • BBC - Panther Sq/Plaza

    As the countdown gets closer and closer each day, the 50 days countdown builds the excitement while promoting panther pride.

    University & Community

    Trail of the Torch
    6:00pm - 8:30pm • MMC - Housing Quad through Torch

    BBC's occurring on Nov. 2. Application to nominate students will open on Aug. 21.

  • Tuesday, October 31

    University Wide

    LXV Lounge: Halloween Town
    7:00pm -11:00pm • BBC - WUC Ballrooms

    Let's light the night away and experience an out of this world event. Indulge in our free food, and take advantage of our amazing giveaways. Come out and take pictures, dance and enjoy our performers! Join us Tuesday, October 31, from 7-11 PM in the WUC ballrooms.

  • Wednesday, November 1

    Students Only

    Common Reading Book Author Visit
    12:00pm -1:00pm • MMC - GC Ballrooms

    Book signing will follow.

    University & Community

    Ed event (Best Buddies International)
    12:00pm - 3:00pm • BBC - Panther Sq/Plaza

    The Best Buddies Organization is the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical isolation of the people with mental or physical disabilities. This event will encourage college students to help and reach out to those in need. Everyone needs a friend!


    Roary's Birthday
    12:00pm - 3:00pm • BBC - Panther Sq/Plaza

    This event will include a bake-off competition, and is partnered with Hospitality & Alumni Relations

    University & Community

    Panther Prowl: Watch the Thrown
    6:30pm • MMC - Convocation Center

    Panther Prowl being one of the longest standing entertainment acts of FIU has had its' stage graced by some of the funniest comedian acts in pop culture. This year prepare to feel enlightened by the transformation of Convention Center at FIU.

    Invite Only

    Business Alumni Panel
    TBA

    Topic will be "Diversity and Inclusion within HR"

  • Thursday, November 2

    Students Only

    Common Reading Book Author Visit
    2:00pm - 3:00pm • BBC - WUC Ballrooms

    Book signing will follow.

    University Wide

    BSU Spirit and Soul BBQ
    12:00pm - 2:00pm • BBC - Panther Sq/Plaza

    Invite Only

    Tri-Council Reunion
    TBA

    University & Community

    Trail of the Torch
    6:30pm - 8:00pm • BBC - Panther Sq/Plaza

    MMC's occuring on Oct. 30


    Panthers Got Talent
    5:30pm • MMC - Convocation Center

    It's back by populuar demand, Panthers Got Talent is calling for all the talent our Panthers have to offer. Join us as we partake in the most attended student featured event on campus. From dancing to singing, and the interperative arts, you won't wanna miss this.

  • Friday, November 3

    Invite Only

    Emeritus Faculty Luncheon
    12:00pm - 2:00pm • TBA

    University Wide

    Carribean Fest
    5:00pm - 11:00pm • BBC - WUC Ballrooms

    Come out and experience a trip through the Caribbean! Join is in the WUC Ballrooms on Friday, November 3rd at 5:00 PM, open to students, faculty, staff, and the community! There will be food, fun, dancing, photos, clubs, and more! Bring your flag and rep your country. This is an event you DEFINITELY don’t want to miss!

  • Saturday, November 4

    Invite Only

    Governmental Relations Reunion
    12:00pm - 2:30pm • MMC - Reagan House

    Retirees Reunion
    2:30pm - 6:30pm • MMC - Convocation Center Lobby

    University & Community

    Tailgating: Generals
    12:30pm - 6:30pm • MMC - Lot 4, 6, 7

    Registration details to come


    Tailgating: Roar Lounge
    4:00pm - 6:30pm • MMC - Parkview Lawn

    Registration details to come


    Parade
    3:00pm - 4:30pm • MMC - South Campus Drive

    Let's kick-off the game of the year the right way. Catch the FIU Parade as it leads us into a great football experience. Watch as our students, faculty, staff and community supporters display their panther pride for all to see.


    Football Game vs Texas at San Antonio
    7:00pm • MMC - Stadium

    Students enter for free using OneCard. Tickets can be purchased via Athletics. Lighting of the Torch Ceremony as well student King & Queen announcement will be during halftime.

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Contact

Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Homecoming Office GC 2214
11200 SW 8th St.
Miami, Florida 33199

305-348-0197
Fax 305-348-3823

Council Staff

Stephanie Miller
Assistant Director
stamill@fiu.edu