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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 Gerry Suarez, 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,

Monday – Friday
7am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Our advising specialist will:
  • Help you plan effectively
  • Work with you to identify goals and develop educational plans to reach them
  • Assist you with academic issues and help you find solutions
  • Help you understand degree requirements
  • Work with you to select and schedule your courses


Gerry-Suarez-150x150Gerry Suarez
Academic Advisor

Gerry Suarez earned a B.A. in English and an M.M. in Performing Arts Management from the FIU School of Music. He has been working at FIU since 2007 and was first hired by Undergraduate Admissions as an admissions counselor and recruiter. He has also worked for OneStop Enrollment Services and Transfer and Transition Services before finding his home in the College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts where he is currently the advisor for the School of Music and the Department of Theatre.