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April 2017

Betsy DeVos meets with students, faculty during FIU visit

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited FIU on Thursday, April 6 to meet with administrators, faculty and students and learn more about the university’s initiatives to help students succeed in the classroom. <Read>


Chad Moss makes largest donation to FIU by an alumnus 

Chad Moss, executive vice president of Moss & Associates, announced a $10 million gift through Moss Foundation, Inc. to FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing — the largest donation by an alumnus to date. <Read>


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Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics 

Yoga first came to FIU in 2000 with the vision of one student, but others are now expanding their practice beyond stretching, moving outside of the gym, using yoga and meditation to manage stress and excel in academics. < Read>
On Your Radar
FIU Academic Calendar 
View the complete academic schedule for important financial and registration deadlines, along with university holidays. <More

Finals Week
Final exams are scheduled during the week of Monday, April 24 through Saturday, April 29. 

Spring Move-Out 
FIU residence halls close at 12 noon on Saturday, April 29. Residents are expected to move out within 24 hours of their last final exam. <More>

FIU's commencement ceremonies take place in the FIU Arena at MMC from Saturday, April 29 through Wednesday, May 3. <More>

Annual Aid Renewal
Financial Aid recipients are required to maintain a completion rate of 67% or higher to remain eligible for financial assistance. Your student can use the SAP Pace Calculator to monitor their progress.

If your student received Merit and/or Bright Futures scholarships, make sure they review their renewal eligibility as well. 

For Match Day, the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s 2017 graduating class gathered together to celebrate the culmination of years of studies and a lifetime of dreams as they were matched into residency programs at teaching hospitals throughout the United States. Photo by Chris Carter (ra-haus fotografie).

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