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Panther Convocation is a Florida International University tradition that welcomes new students, as well as their friends and family as they embark upon their college journey. The formal ceremony is hosted by the University President, our college deans, and other distinguished faculty and staff. This memorable experience marks students' introduction to their college career, in the same manner that commencement will mark their success as proud graduates of FIU.

Event Details

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Gates open at 5:30pm
Formal Program: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
President’s Welcome Celebration: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Register here!


Program Highlights

  • Meet President Mark B. Rosenberg
  • FIU students discussing their experiences
  • Presentation of the class banner
  • Passing of the Torch of Knowledge


President's Welcome Celebration

Over 100 student organizations and departments will be waiting for YOU. Tables will be arranged by passion area so that it will be easy for you to navigate.

  • President Rosenberg with 2019-2020 Student Government Association
  • Welcome Celebration
  • Out n About student organization representatives