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Parent & Family Day


October 18, 2014 - Parent & Family Day

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

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

Registration is now open and can be accessed by clicking this link. Please note that tickets are only required for parent and family members (children 10 and under do not need tickets). All current FIU students do not need tickets for admission to Parent & Family Day activities and events (they will be seated in the student section for the football game). If you have questions, please contact our office!

FIU Proud Parent & Family Brunch

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in the FIU Stadium Club - Time TBA

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.

Parent Leadership Council Meeting

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 - Time and Location TBA

The Parent Leadership Council'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.).

Instilling the Panther Pride

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 - Time and Location TBA

Let us help you get "Pantherized" for the big game! We want to help you show your Panther Pride through poster making and other activities to get Panther young and old ready for victory. Remember the Homecoming slogan: "UNLEASH THE SPIRIT!" Go Panthers!

Homcoming Parade

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 - 3 hours before kickoff starting at Lot 9 to Tamiami Park

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. 18, 2014 - 3 hours before kickoff in Lot 6 (our space is close to the Stadium near the Family Fun Zone and Alumni Association tents)

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. Marshall

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium - Time TBA

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

Additional Events and Opportunites

FIU Recreation Services welcomes FIU Parent and Family Day attendees to visit and/or use the Recreation Center on both Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9am-6pm and Sunday, Oct. 19 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.

Also, a pre-Parent & Family Day event on Friday, Oct. 17 is in the works. Stay tuned for more info!

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!