The Office of Orientation and Family Programs serves everyone who walks through the doors of the university, and in particular, our new students and their family members. The staff and leadership are dedicated to easing the transition into FIU and hope to infuse the Panther spirit into this community through each of our programs.
Staff & Student Assistants
Hmway Mya Saint Aung
Malek Ben Cheikh
Maria Belen Rivero
2022 Peer Advisors
Each year a group of enthusiastic and responsible FIU students are selected to become Orientation Peer Advisors. These special students are trained to assist with all new student orientation programs throughout the year as well as other programs for new students and their families. In this capacity, they serve as resources for new students and their parents, they assist FIU staff with planning and implementation of the programs, and they are viewed as student leaders among the University community.
2022 Panther Camp Team
Panther Camp is coordinated by a select group of students known as the Panther Camp Facilitators. Facilitators are selected out of hundreds of applicants to represent the program and are charged with creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience for participants. Facilitators are involved in all aspects of the camp planning process, from creating programming session and large-group activities to leading small group conversations.
After Panther Camp Facilitators have completed a year with the program they are eligible to apply for the Panther Camp Executive Board. Panther Camp Exec is composed of 8 past-Facilitators who return to take on more responsibilities within the program. Exec members are responsible for heading up committees and helping the Facilitators to create the Panther Camp Magic.
Both groups are positive representatives of Florida International University and the Panther Camp program. These student leaders build meaningful relationships, serve as mentors and role models, inspire a new class of Golden Panthers and encourage students to "Leave their legacy with P.R.I.D.E."
Director of Operations
Director of Programming
Director of Recruitment
Director of Recruitment
Director of Activities and Traditions
Dalia Arias Ordosgoitia
Margaret Lazo Flores
Become a Peer Advisor or Panther Camp Facilitator
Pay attention to our social media for updates about when recruitment and selection will open for the next year.
OPEN TO ALL FIU STUDENTS. Presented by the Office of Orientation & Family Programs in the Division of Academic & Student Affairs. Funded by SGA. Qualified individuals with a disability requesting an accommodation to attend this event must make the request no less than five (5) working days in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The selection process to become a Panther Camp Facilitator or Peer Advisor consists of multiple stages: