Marina Alonzo/Staff Writer
The first day of the semester has arrived and FIU has planned a whole week of fun and engaging virtual events to help students ring in the spring semester.
Monday, January 11
FIU Resources Fair 12-2pm
This virtual event sponsored by Campus Life will introduce students to different departments and what helpful resources they offer. Students can register for the event here.
LGBTQA Initiatives 12-2pm
Meet the LGBTQA Mentors of FIU during this virtual event sponsored by the MPAS LGBTQA Initiatives and discover their community and the services they provide. Students can register for the event here.
SGA Presidential Address and Senate Meeting 4-6pm
Attend the Presidential Address this semester sponsored by SGA to stay up to date with the university. Students can register to attend the event here.
Taste of Camp – Panther Camp 5-6pm
During this virtual event students will learn about Panther Camp, and have the opportunity to meet Panther Camp Facilitators. Attend the event here.
Sorority Fair 7-9pm
During this event students will be able to discover the sororities on campus and meet some of the students involved. Attend the event here.
United Wesley Community Night
Join United Wesley for their first Community Night of the semester. Students can join the event here.
Tuesday, January 12
Life Skills Series: Zoom While You Clean 12:30-1:30pm
Campus Life is helping students get ready for the semester by cleaning out a space for students to work productively. Students can register for the event here.
Keep it Cool with HLP & the Peer Mentor Program 2-3:30pm
Discover the Healthy Living and the Peer Mentor Program during this virtual event. Students can join the event here.
FIU in DC Fly-In Series Info Session 3-4:30pm
Attend this info session about FIU in DC and meet other students that are interested. Students can register for the event here.
Hillel Grilling It Together 6pm
Join Hillel at FIU for a BBQ workshop with Rabbi Adams from Base Miami. Students can register to join the session here.
Fraternity Fair 7-9pm
Students can join FSL in discovering fraternities on campus and meet other students involved on campus. Join the session here.
SPC Game Night 7-9pm
Join SPC for their game night where students can meet students involved and they will play NBA2K. Students can register for the game night here.
Wednesday, January 13
We Got Your Six 12-1pm
Join Veterans and Military Services at FIU for a session about military-friendly services. Students can register for the event here.
CSE Ventanita 12-2pm
Come meet the Center for Student Engagement and learn more about how to get involved at the university! Students can attend the event here.
How to Library (When You Can’t Go to the Library) 2-3pm
Students can join the Hubert Library and discover the resources of the library at home. Students can register for the event here.
Meet the New Office of Justice and Inclusion 2-3pm
Students are able to meet the new office of justice and inclusion during this session sponsored by MPAS.
UPRoar Activation Station Box Distribution 3-7pm
Bring UPRoar to your home and pick up your UPRoar Activation Station Box at GC Fountain all Wednesday afternoon.
That’s so Queer: Meet Us! 4-5pm
During this event, join MPAS LGBTQA Initiatives and discuss topics about gender identities and experiences.
Mr. and Ms. Roarthon: Meet the Contestants 5-7pm
Meet this year’s Mr. and Ms. Roarthon and get into the UPRoar spirit and learn about supporting a great cause. Students can register to attend the event here.
Tattoo Illustration Workshop 6pm
Join Hillel at FIU for a workshop on tattoo illustration with a tattoo artist. Students can register to attend the event here.
Care 4 Kinks & Curls 6-7pm
Students can learn how to care for their curls at this event sponsored by BSU. Students are able to register for this event here.
Black & Brown Greeks: Why We Do The Things We Do 6-8pm
Students will learn more about culturally based Greek life during this event sponsored by FSL. Students can attend the event here.
Welcome Back Power Hour 7:30-8:30pm
Students will be welcomed back with Panther Power, and participate in trivia and listening to music.
Thursday, January 14
2021 Peer Advisor and Panther Camp Facilitator Team Announcement 12-1pm
Students will find out who the 2021 Panther Camp Facilitators and Peer Advisors will be. Students can attend the event here.
Meet your Career and Talent Development Team 12-1pm
Students will meet their Career and Talent Development Team and attend the event here.
College Life Coaching 101 1-2pm
Students will discover the services of the College Life Coaching Team during this event. Students can attend the event here.
Transfer Student Meet & Greet 2-3pm
Students have the opportunity to meet other transfer students and discover new opportunities on campus. Students can attend the event here.
Painting Supplies Pick up (MMC & BBC Locations) 2-4pm
Attending a painting event without the supplies would be difficult, so pick up your painting supplies for the painting event at both MMC and BBC locations!
You at FIU: Finding Your Perfect Opportunity 3:30-4:30pm
This session will help students find opportunities on campus that suit their needs, including internships and joining organizations. Students can attend this event here.
Virtual Game Night 7-8pm
United Wesley is sponsoring this virtual game night where students can interact and play popular games. Students can register for this event here.
SPC UPRoar Concert 7-10pm
Students can register for this event and watch Wale at home and get into the UPRoar spirit with their activation stations. Register for the event via Panther Connect.
Order of Omega Presents: The Greek Awards 7:30-8:30pm
Students will join the virtual awards ceremony to recognize top sorority and fraternity leaders and chapters.
Friday, January 15
Fraternity & Sorority Life Presents “Jeopardy: College Edition” 12-1pm
Participate in a virtual game of Jeopardy with FSL, students can attend the event here.
Drop-in Hour with LGBTQA Initiatives 1-2pm
Drop-in with LGBTQA Initiatives to find out services for students on campus, and how to get involved. Students can register to drop-in here.
Through the Looking Glass 2-2:30pm
This event is for building students’ self-development and success for the semester. Students can attend this event here.
Skincare & Entrepreneurship 7-7:30pm
Learn about skincare, from entrepreneurship to caring for the skin during this virtual event. Students can register for the event here.
Saturday, January 16
MLK Day of Service 9:30am-12:30pm
Students can come together with the university to celebrate and honor Dr. King and discuss solutions to the community’s social problems.