Rules and Regulations

The Basics

  • The possession or use of any illegal drugs will not be tolerated anywhere inside or outside the venue
  • No re-entry allowed
  • No unauthorized vending allowed
  • No unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling or giveaways

Prohibited Items

  • No bags allowed
  • No illegal or illicit substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
  • No to hydration packs
  • No to string bags
  • No selfie sticks
  • No to flags and banners
  • No drones
  • No weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, pocket knives or self defense sprays
  • No flammable items or liquids including aerosols and fireworks
  • No markers, pens or spray paint
  • No stuffed animals
  • No facial masks
  • No outside food or beverage including alcohol
  • No bottles, cans, canteens, flasks, or coolers
  • No opened over the counter medication or eye drops
  • No opened packs of cigarettes or tampons
  • No pacifiers, glow sticks
  • No balloons, balls, inflatable balls, Frisbees or flying disks
  • No umbrellas, chairs, blankets, sleeping bags or tents
  • No bicycles, skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles
  • No animals except for service animals assisting an individual with a disability; must have service card
  • No large chains, chained wallets or spiked jewelry
  • No laser pens, laser pointers, or similar focused light devices
  • No water guns, squirt guns, spray bottles or misters
  • No musical instruments, noisemakers or air horns
  • No speakers
  • No whistles
  • No professional cameras, flash cameras or video and audio recording equipment, or camera poles
  • No poles, sticks, or "totems"

Panthermonium Acceptable

  • Yes to cell phones
  • Yes to sunglasses and hats
  • Yes to illuminated or glowing jewelry or costumes
  • Yes to kandi
  • Yes to non-professional cameras
  • Yes to action cameras (GoPros)
  • Yes to earplugs
  • Yes to powdered make-up
  • Yes to sealed tampons upon entry
  • Yes to prescription medication (you must have the prescription in your name with you)



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

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