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FIU Online offers a rich and diverse student experience. Once you have enrolled into your initial semester, you’re officially part of the Panther Family!

As a member of the Panther community, we warmly welcome you with a dedicated online orientation session and introduce you to all the ways you can connect confidently at FIU — with online tools, resources and a vibrant alumni network.


Our Online Orientation Session will introduce you to everything you need to know in order to thrive at FIU Online. The online orientation is the first step in your journey toward degree completion. We’ll make sure to empower you with information, making your educational experience a successful one. During the orientation, we will review important topics and valuable information, such as:

Financial Aid - FIU Online students will learn how to utilize our interactive tools for determining financial needs and completing the steps to apply. We provide students with everything they need to know about financing their education.
FIU Resources - FIU Online students have access to many of FIU's resources including libraries, career services, counseling services and much more.
Global Learning - Through an integrated global learning curriculum and co-curriculum, all FIU students have multiple opportunities to develop global awareness, a global perspective and an attitude of global engagement.

Student Organizations

At FIU Online, you’ll grow and learn beyond your online classroom with a variety of student organizations. We encourage you to engage and connect with fellow students through academic organizations or shared interests in social, political, cultural and spiritual clubs. Check out our Division of Academic & Student Affairs for the complete list. There is also a vibrant sorority and fraternity community at FIU. To find out more about the various organizations and how to join, visit the Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life. Panther Pride for our sports teams is contagious. Learn about our FIU Sports, the various team schedules and get ready to cheer for our team!

Social Networking

Stay informed of all the latest news, tips and happenings.


All online students are encouraged to participate in our on-campus commencement ceremonies. For information about graduation and how you can participate, visit Graduation.


FIU alumni are inspiring and empowering. With national chapters around the country, and soon around the world, fully online students can connect with alums in their community. Whether gathering for happy hours or organizing community events, FIU alumni events offer excellent social and career networking opportunities. The Student Alumni Association coordinates programs for students and alumni that enhance school spirit for Golden Panthers everywhere. The FIU Alumni Association has comprehensive information about all the programs and events for students and alumni. For additional information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 305-348-3334.





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