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Undergraduate / Graduate Advising

Remote Academic Advising

To help ensure that we continue to safeguard the health and well-being of our FIU community, we have transitioned all academic advising from face-to-face to virtual sessions using Zoom technology and email.

Undergraduate Students: To make an appointment with your assigned advisor (Maida Purdy or Maria Henriquez), please make an appointment online via PSN (Panther Success Network)

Additional Information:

You can conveniently access the Panther Success Network (PSN) from your MyFIU portal.

  1. Log onto MyFIU.
  2. On your MyFIU homepage, select Student from the dropdown menu in the top center of the page

Click on the Academic Advising tile

  1. Click on the Success Network tile
  2. Click on the Go to Panther Success Network button
  3. Finally, sign-in again using your FIU credentials

To participate in a Zoom online appointment, please make sure that you’ve downloaded the Zoom technology onto your computer or phone. Additional information and instructions on downloading and using Zoom as an attendee can be found here:  Getting Started with Zoom

In addition, you should have access to a computer/laptop to view your Panther Degree Audit, as well as be in a location conducive to having your advising session.

Course registration for summer and fall will still occur as scheduled


All classes have transitioned to remote learning and include Summer A and C. This date may change, so the university will continue to communicate with you about this. Please monitor your FIU email and the FIU Homepage for important updates.

Helpful information about transitioning to fully online classes can be found here: Getting Started with Canvas

Tutoring and Support Services

Remote tutoring is available through both the Center for Excellence and Writing and the Center for Academic Success

For answers to other frequently asked questions, please visit,

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU Office of Undergraduate Admissions:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email:

Maida Purdy
Academic Advisor III
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-3539 Email:

Maria M. Henriquez, MPA
Academic Advisor II
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-7486 Email: