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Parent & Family Day

Join us for one of FIU's greatest traditions: Parent & Family Day!

We will have a day filled with fun and FIU spirit. Below you will find an outline of the activities that we are hosting this year. We hope that you will consider joining us!

FIU Proud Parent & Family Brunch

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 - Graham Center Ballrooms - 10:00am

Join us for the best way to start your FIU Homecoming experience: the FIU Proud Parent and Family Brunch! This event will include catered brunch, appearances by Roary the FIU mascot, FIU cheerleaders, give-a-ways, and other great entertainment. Our FIU President, Mark Rosenberg, will also be in attendance to meet your FIU proud family.

Panther Parent and Family Association Meeting

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 - TBA - 1:00pm

The Panther Parent and Family Association's goal and mission are to actively engage our parents and family of FIU students to become a prevalent leadership team. This meeting will include discussion on what in which our parents and families can support our students, ways that the Council can reach out to other family members, and identify ways to remain involved with the University (events, programs, fundraising, etc.).

Homecoming Parade

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 - starting at Lot 3 - 3:30pm

Join your student, alumni, faculty, staff and members of the community as we showcase our FIU pride, spirit and unity. This year's Homecoming Parade is going to feature various FIU organizations, floats, performers, marching bands, dancers and more. The parade will lead to the tailgating area before the Homecoming game.

FIU Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 - Lot 6 (our space is closer to the Stadium across from the Geico tent) - 3:00pm

Join us at the official tailgate tent for FIU Parents and Family to tailgate before the game. This will be a fun-filled event complete with food, cash bar and traditional tailgate games!

Homecoming Football Game - FIU vs. Old Dominion

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium - 6:00pm

Game time! Watch as the FIU Panthers take on Old Dominion in a game that is sure to UNLEASH THE SPIRIT!

Additional Opportunities

FIU Wellness and Recreation Services welcomes FIU Parent and Family Day attendees to visit and/or use the Wellness and Recreation Center on both Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9am-6pm and Sunday, Oct. 25 from 10am-8pm. Please note that children under 18 are not permitted use of the activity areas due to liability concerns. A Guest Waiver must be completed for every adult Rec Center visitor.

To register for Parent and Family Day, click here

Looking for pictures and videos of past Parent & Family Day events? Click here!

To also keep yourself up to date on future events, like our Parent and Family Day Facebook page!

FIU Homecoming Football Game tickets are currently on sale. To purchase tickets and gather more information, please visit FIU Athletics.