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Florida International University

Miami, FL
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

Modesto Maidique Campus

PC 140

Miami, FL 33199

United States

Phone: 305-348-2363

Fax: 305-348-3648


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Address:Undergraduate Admissions Office
Modesto Maidique Campus, PC 140
Miami, FL 33199
Admissions Office Phone:305-348-2363
Admissions Office Email:admissions@fiu.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:The Frost Museum
The Wolfsonian Museum
Steven and Dorothea Green Library
Graham University Center
Biscayne Bay Campus Library
The Recreational Center
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Everglades National Park
Historical Museum of South Florida
Villa Viscaya Museum
Miami Seaquarium
Zoo Miami

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Academic Year
     Times:Mon, Wed & Frid:10am & 3pm; 1st Saturday of month: 1030am
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@fiu.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:N/A

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:Other
     Describe:Housing Department

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Miami International Airport is 8 miles (a 15-minute drive) from the Modesto Maidique campus. Super Shuttles and taxis (305-444-4444 or 305-888-8888) are available for the ride from the airport to the Biscayne and Modesto Maidique. Amtrak trains and Greyhound/Trailways buses serve Miami. Greyhound has several stations in the Miami area, including one in N. Miami Beach.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
To reach the Modesto Maidique Campus from 826 (Palmetto Expressway) take 826 north or south to SW 8th St. exit (Tamiami Trail) and head west. Proceed on 8th St. to SW 112th Ave. Turn left. From I-95 take I-95 north or south to 836 (Dolphin Expressway) and head west. Continue on 836 west to the NW 107th Ave. South exit. Proceed on 107th Ave. to SW 8th St. (Tamiami Trail). Turn right proceed on 8th St. to SW 112th Ave. Turn left. From the Florida Tpke. take the Florida Tpke. to SW 8th St. exit (Tamiami Trail) and head east. Proceed on SW 8th St. to SW 112th Ave. Turn right. To reach the Biscayne Campus from Miami take I-95 north to 135th St. Head east to U.S. 1. Head north to 151st St. Turn right. From Ft. Lauderdale: Take I-95 south to 163rd St. Head east to U.S. 1. Head south to 151st St. Turn left.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Florida International University has 2 campuses: one is in Biscayne and the other, the Modesto Maidique campus, is in the southern part of Miami, just southwest of the airport. Since the primary admissions office is at the Modesto Maidique campus, our nearby lodgings are focused there. Nearby: Best Western Miami Airport Inn (1550 N.W. Lejeune Rd.; 305-871-2345) has special inexpensive rates for college visitors. Days Inn (3401 N.W. Lejeune Rd.; 305-871-4221), Quality Inn Airport (2373 N.W. 42nd Ave.; 305-871-3230), and Crossway Inn Howard Johnson's (1850 N.W. 42nd Ave.; 305-871-4350), all with special rates for college visitors, are even less expensive. The Holiday Inn Airport South (1101 N.W. 57th Ave.; 305-266-0000) has an inexpensive rate if booked 3 days in advance. Moderate rates are available at the Sheraton River House (3900 N.W. 21st St.; 305-871-3800), which has a pool, restaurant, tennis court, sauna, exercise room, jogging course, and golf. Similar amenities (plus water sports and lighted tennis courts) and rates can be found at the Hilton Hotel (Miami Airport, 5101 Blue Lagoon Dr.; 305-262-1000). If you're looking for bed-and-breakfasts contact the Bed-and-Breakfast Company Tropical Florida (P.O. Box 262, South Miami, 33243; 305-661-3270).
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Coconut Grove is a cosmopolitan area of Miami. If you are willing to undertake the 25-minute drive in exchange for the fun, try Double Tree at Coconut Grove (2649 S. Bayshore Dr.; 305-858-2500). This is normally an expensive choice, but there are special rates available, depending on the time of year and availability of rooms. The University of Miami is in nearby Coral Gables, so check that entry if you're visiting both schools.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Undergraduate Admissions Office
    Modesto Maidique Campus, PC 140
    Miami, FL 33199
    Phone: 305-348-2363
    Email: admissions@fiu.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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