Student returns to classroom after 62-year hiatus

Like every new student, Arlyne Frankel was both excited and nervous about attending Panther Camp, an optional three-day program designed to help incoming students transition into FIU. “At first, I didn’t have any reservations,” Frankel says. But as the day to attend Panther Camp drew closer, she recalls worrying about two key things: “Are they […]

Clearing the Path for Transfer Students

College is supposed to be challenging, but for students like Brianna Rawls, the transfer process doesn’t have to be. That’s because student-centered institutions like Florida International University (FIU) are focusing on the needs of transfer students and helping to remove barriers before students even step foot on their new campus. Hear Brianna’s story and more […]

FIUs International Student and Scholar Services

FIUs International Student and Scholar Services announces that international students may now proudly wear their country’s colors on commencement. Purchase your stole and receive it at a special ceremony that will take place prior to the commencement ceremonies.

National Transfer Student Week!

National Transfer Student Week! October 9-13, 2017 The National Institute for the Study of Transfers Students would like to thank everyone for making the inaugural National Transfer Student Week a resounding success! To cap off this important celebration, NISTS is pleased to announce our 2017-2018 Transfer Student Ambassadors. These individuals were selected through a national […]

Survival Guide

With class, a busy social schedule and all the other great things that come with being a college student, you’re going to have a very busy schedule. Here, you’ll find all the most important things you need, all in one place. Think of it as the only cheat sheet you’ll ever be allowed to use […]

Tips to ease the transition for transfer students

From ensuring your credits transfer to adapting to a new school setting, moving to FIU from another college or university can be a complex, and sometimes confusing, process. “Many students experience ‘transfer shock’ when transferring from one institution to another. But this is normal,” said Camille Perkins, the STEM manager at FIU Transfer and Transition […]

FIU, Palm Beach State College look to expand partnership

According to a new report by Florida International University and the Creative Class Group, “Miami’s Great Inflection: Toward Shared Prosperity as a Creative and Inclusive Global City,” Greater Miami is one of the largest economic regions in the United States and the world, comparable to Singapore and Hong Kong. Miami is also the hub of the So-Flo megaregion, which extends […]

FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU has teamed up with Broward College to share space and open doors to ever-greater numbers of students. Working side-by-side in a shiny office building, the college and university are serving young people at an outpost located off Interstate 75 in Broward County, about 30 miles north of the Modesto A. Maidique Campus. The site […]