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Everything you need to know for FIU Homecoming game day
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Everything you need to know for FIU Homecoming game day

October 22, 2021 at 3:00pm

FIU’s Homecoming Week culminates this Saturday, October 23 starting at 1 p.m. with The Roar Report,our annual live broadcast, followed by our Panthers taking on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers during our Homecoming gameat 7 p.m.



Game Day Schedule:

1:00 p.m.  The Roar Report airs

2:00 p.m.  Tailgate Areas open 

4:00 p.m.  Ticket Office opens 

4:30 p.m.   Alumni’s ROAR Lounge opens

4:45 p.m.   Panther Walk (FIU band and fans welcome football team) 

6:00 p.m.   Gates open 

7:05 p.m.   Kick off

Halftime    Crowning of Homecoming King & Queen


  • There will be free game-day parking in the Panther Garage (PG 3). Please use the campus entrance on Southwest 112 Avenue and 8 Street to access the garage.
  • Continuous transportation will be available from General Parking in Panther Garage (PG3) to the Tailgating Drop-off location from 2-11 p.m.
  • Preferred parking is available in Lot 7 and CSC Lot on game day for $20.
  • Please use the entrance on Southwest 117 Avenue and 17 Street to access Lot 7 and CSC Lot.
  • Parking for persons with disabilities is available in the lot south of the stadium.


  • Reserve your tailgate space in Parkview and welcome our FIU Football team as they arrive.
  • Game day packages, which include a 10 x 10 tent, table and four chairs can be reserved.
  • General and student tailgating will take place in Parkview.
  • The Alumni Association’s ROAR Lounge will take place in Parkview Hall beginning at 4:30 p.m. Purchase tickets today.
  • Air-conditionedrestrooms will be located in Lot 7 and Parkview. 
  • Attendees may bring their own tailgating tent. A 10 x 10 tent is encouraged. All lots are pre-permitted for larger tents. Visit FIU’s tailgating information page for pricing and additional tailgating guidelines. 

 Street Modifications:

The following streets will have limited access for those with preferred parking passes and tailgaters beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 23.

  • East Campus Circle/Southwest 113 Avenue between Lot 8 (north of Parkview Hall) and FIU Stadium.

Additionally, construction continues near our residence halls. Please use campus entrances on Southwest 112 Avenue and 8 Street and Southwest 117 Avenue and 17 Street (with preferred parking pass).

Game-Day Map:



  • Continuous transportation will be available from 109 Towers, Identity Miami and 4th Street Commons to WPAC from 2-11 p.m.
  • Use Freebee on demand door to door transportation to get to the game (within the service area). Hours of operation will be from 5:30-11 p.m. For a free ride, simply download the “Ride Freebee” app from the Apple App store or the Google Play store, request a ride and jump onboard! For more information, please visit
  • Shuttle service will be provided from BBC, departing from the Panther Express bus stop at 2:45 p.m. and returning to BBC at 11 p.m.

For the most up-to-date parking availability and transportation information, download FIU’s mobile app from the Apple App store or the Google Play store. 

For further information or questions, please use the live chat featureat or call 305-348-3615, Monday - Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.