Directions, Parking and Public Safety Information

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Directions, Parking and Public Safety Information

  • Event Venue Address: FIU Arena, Modesto A. Maidique Campus,
    Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199
  • Directions to the Modesto A. Maidique Campus:

    From Miami International Airport:
    Take the I-836 WEST exit from the Airport
    Follow I-836 to the Florida Turnpike
    Take the Florida Turnpike SOUTH exit
    Follow the Florida Turnpike to the Tamiami Trail exit (SW 8th Street)
    Take the SW 8th Street EAST exit
    Follow SW 8th Street, FIU will appear on the right before SW 107th Avenue

    From I-95, Downtown Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach:
    Take I-95 to I-836 WEST
    Follow I-836 to the Florida Turnpike
    Take the Florida Turnpike SOUTH exit
    Follow the Florida Turnpike to the Tamiami Trail exit (SW 8th Street)
    Take the SW 8th Street EAST exit
    Follow SW 8th Street, FIU will appear on the right before SW 107th Avenue

    From western Palm Beach, Broward County or the Florida Turnpike north:
    Take the Florida Turnpike SOUTH exit
    Follow the Florida Turnpike to the Tamiami Trail exit (SW 8th Street)
    Take the SW 8th Street EAST exit
    Follow SW 8th Street, FIU will appear on the right before SW 107th Avenue

    From Homestead and the Keys:
    Take the Florida Turnpike NORTH exit
    Follow the Florida Turnpike to the Tamiami Trail exit (SW 8th Street)
    Take SW 8th Street EAST exit
    Follow SW 8th Street, FIU will appear on the right before SW 107th Avenue

    Campus Map: To view the Modesto A. Maidique Campus map, click here (will initiate pdf download).

  • Prohibited Substances: Substances and items that may distract from the dignity or disrupt the ceremony are prohibited. Any individual possessing or consuming these substances and items will be asked to leave the event.
  • Public Safety: Public Safety will provide overall security and traffic direction on Commencement day. In the event of an emergency, please contact FIU Public Safety at 305.348.2626.
  • Parking: Students and their guests are asked to park at the Panther Garage. The FIU Arena is the blue building directly across from the parking garage.