Homecoming

Homecoming has been a long standing tradition embraced by our FIU family and community. The weeklong event gives alumni an opportunity to reconnect with their alma mater and for students, faculty, staff and retirees to showcase their Panther spirit and pride.

Be sure to see the rest of our scheduled events below.

Featured Events

Soak in the Panther spirit at any of our featured Homecoming events! 

Uncaging

October 6, 2022
5PM on the GC Lawns

Enjoy an evening of festivities on the Graham Center Lawns and witness the 18th Annual Trail of the Torch, carnival games and fireworks show. It will be a night to remember!

Homecoming Game

October 8, 2022
7PM at FIU Football Stadium

Root for your FIU Panthers Football Team as they take on the University of Connecticut Huskies their 2022 Homecoming Game! Join us for the 7 PM kick-off at the FIU Football Stadium.

Purchase Homecoming game tickets

The Crown

The Crown

September 30, 2022
6PM at the GC Ballrooms

The Homecoming Court process is a yearly tradition that happens during the week of Homecoming to crown our homecoming royalty. The court promotes affinity for FIU and allows students to showcase their school pride. 

Panthers Got Talent!

Panthers Got Talent!

October 2, 2022
5PM at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center

Come see our FIU Panthers on stage at Panthers Got Talent, an FIU Homecoming tradition in which students, faculty, and staff are able to perform live. 

Taste of the Bay

Taste of the Bay

October 4, 2022
12PM - 4PM at the WUC Ballrooms (BBC)

This is your chance to try an array of dishes from local food vendors around our Biscayne Bay Campus. They will show you what they've got, and there will be something for everyone to enjoy among our different featured restaurants!

Caribbean Bash

Caribbean Bash

October 5, 2022
6PM - 10PM at the WUC Ballrooms (BBC)

Caribbean Bash is a culture-packed event traditionally held at the Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami for those wanting to experience the culturally charged event. This event features DJs, food vendors, and dance competitions.

Full Schedule

Friday, September 30

The Crown Pageant

6:00 PM – GC Ballrooms

The Homecoming Court process is a yearly tradition that happens during the week of Homecoming to crown our homecoming royalty. The court promotes affinity for FIU and allows students to showcase their school pride. This will truly be a night of laughs, memories, fun, and a sense of community for Miami-Dade county.

Sunday, October 2

Panthers Got Talent

Doors open at 5:00 PM – Ocean Bank Convocation Center

Come see our FIU Panthers on stage at Panthers Got Talent, an FIU Homecoming tradition in which students, faculty, and staff are able to perform live. Join us for a night of entertainment with singing, dancing, and so many more acts to see who has what it takes to take home the Gold.

 

Tuesday, October 4

Taste at the Bay

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM – WUC Panther Plaza (BBC)

This is your chance to try an array of dishes from local food vendors around our Biscayne Bay Campus. They will show you what they've got, and there will be something for everyone to enjoy among our different featured restaurants!

shopFIU Day

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – GC Lawns

Back by popular demand! shopFIU Day will be held this Fall during Homecoming week. Join us on Tuesday, October 4th in the GC Lawns from 11:30 AM -1:30 PM. Come out and meet some of your favorite dining, retail, and service partners on campus. There will be free giveaways and games. Also, stop by the shopFIU table to register and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win a VIP gameday experience for you and your friends for Homecoming Day!

Touchdown Tuesday at FIU@I-75

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Ground Floor at FIU@I-75

Celebrate Homecoming with FREE boxed meals, shirts, and take a selfie at our photo stations!

Wednesday, October 5

Wild Wednesday at FIU@I-75

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Ground Floor at FIU@I-75

Celebrate Homecoming with FREE sweets, shirts, games & prizes!

Caribbean Bash

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – WUC Ballrooms (BBC)

Caribbean Bash is a culture-packed event traditionally held at the Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami for those wanting to experience the culturally charged event. This event features DJs, food vendors, and dance competitions. Anyone wanting to appreciate the islander culture can come and join.

Thursday, October 6

Throwback Thursday at FIU@I-75

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Ground Floor at FIU@I-75

Celebrate Homecoming with FREE shirts and snacks from the past!

The Uncaging

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM – GC Lawns and Surrounding Areas

The Uncaging is the ultimate spirit event that occurs during Homecoming week. Come connect and have fun with your family, friends, and colleagues at this Carnival/Festival-like event. We invite you to enjoy some great food, get energized with cool activations, dance a little with some music, and much much more. The annual Trail of the Torch will take place as well! Definitely, a night to remember on the lawns.

Friday, October 7

FIU Swimming and Diving TYR Fall Classic

5:00 PM – Biscayne Bay Aquatic Center (BBC)

To purchase tickets, visit: https://fiutickets.com/tickets/events

FIU Women's Soccer vs. WKU

7:00 PM – FIU Soccer Stadium

To purchase tickets, visit: https://fiutickets.com/tickets/events

FIU Volleyball vs. UAB

7:00 PM – Ocean Bank Convocation Center

To purchase tickets, visit: https://fiutickets.com/tickets/events

Saturday, October 8 

Homecoming Game

7:00 PM - FIU Football Stadium

Root for your FIU Panthers Football Team as they take on the University of Connecticut Huskies their 2022 Homecoming Game! Join us for the 7:00 PM kick-off at the FIU Football Stadium.

FIU Swimming and Diving TYR Fall Classic

10:00 AM – Biscayne Bay Aquatic Center (BBC)

To purchase tickets, visit: https://fiutickets.com/tickets/events/football/2022-Football-Season-Tickets-Game-2-1654218000000-49298

Spirit Saturday at FIU@I-75

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – Ground Floor at FIU@I-75

Celebrate Homecoming! Wear blue & gold and show off your Panther vibes! Enjoy FREE shirts and catered lunch!

FIU CASE Family Tailgate

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm and at Parkview Hall

FIU's College of Arts, Sciences & Education is excited to invite CASE faculty, students, staff and alumni to join us for a Panther Spirit-filled day of fun. Stop by our tent for complimentary food and drinks, a chance drawing for 2 Club Level seat tickets to the game and giveaways. The first 50 guests will receive a special treat!

To RSVP, visit: https://calendar.fiu.edu/event/fiu_case_family_tailgate_homecoming_edition_2022#.YtV2p5PMIqw

Roar Lounge Homecoming Tailgate

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Parkview Hall

FIU takes on the University of Connecticut on Saturday, October 8, at 7:00 PM. Prior to kick-off, join FIU Alumni for food, drinks and fun from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. For just $20 (children ages 12 and under are free), enjoy a meal, soda, entertainment and Panther spirit swag. A cash bar will also be available. Bring your family and friends – everyone is welcome!

For more information, visit: https://www.fiualumni.com/football/index.html

 

Panthermonium

We regret to inform you that the Panthermonium concert featuring A$AP Ferg, Juicy J and IDK, scheduled for October 1, has been cancelled. Tickets are no longer available, and refunds will be issued for those who have already purchased tickets.

Sponsors

Our sponsors play a huge part in making every FIU Homecoming one to remember. For more information on how to become a sponsor contact Natalie Betancourt at Nbeta018@fiu.edu.