Fan Code of Conduct

Student Fan Code of Conduct

ALL STUDENTS MUST ENTER THE STADIUM AT GATE 5 – NO RE-ENTRY PERMITTED

FIU STUDENTS MUST PRESENT A VALID STUDENT ID TO ENTER THE STADIUM

Please note – Gate 5 will be closed at the end of the second quarter. No students will be permitted to enter after that time.

FIU promotes good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches and spectators. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants.

Panther Don'ts

  • Threatening, abusive or disruptive behavior
  • Standing in aisles, portals or concourses
  • Entering the field of play (during or after the game), unless they are properly credentialed or accompanied by an authorized staff member
  • Profane or abusive language
  • Smoking
  • Throwing objects in the stands including paper or plastic cups/bottles
  • Fighting
  • Possession of alcohol inside the stadium except in designated areas (Stadium Club or Suites)
  • Failure to comply with law enforcement officials or stadium staff
  • Public intoxication

What to do if you observe these behaviors

Should you observe any action(s) that endanger the health, safety or welfare of yourself and/or others, please find the nearest law enforcement officer.

ENFORCEMENT

Individuals found violating any policies can be removed from the stadium. Students involved in such activities or other disruptive behavior will also be subject to disciplinary action through the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution. Students are also subject to arrest and prosecution under applicable laws and state statues. Students enjoy the rights and privileges that they gain as a member of the university community and are subject to the responsibilities which accompanies that membership. Non-students, while not affected by the FIU Student Conduct Code, are subject to arrest and prosecution under applicable laws and state statutes.

FIU TAILGATING INFORMATION

Tailgating will begin 4 hours prior to kick-off and end 45 minutes before kick-off on FIU home football game days. The tailgate area will be cleared by FIU police. The official student tailgate area is located at the NW corner of the stadium on Stadium Drive.

All federal, state, and local laws will be enforced by FIU police officers and potentially the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco as well. Bulk quantities of alcohol including, but not limited to, kegs and punch are not permitted. Underage possession and drinking is prohibited. Excessive drinking and devices designed for rapid consumption of alcohol including but not limited to funnels, ice luges, drinking games and beer bongs will not be permitted.

BE A GOOD SPORT

We want you to enjoy your game day experience, but remember you are representing FIU. Hold yourself to a higher standard. First impressions count.

When tailgating and watching the game, be a good sport. Cheer our Golden Panthers to victory with class. Remember that visiting teams, their families and their fans are our guests. Be respectful.

As FIU continues to grow, help us to gain recognition and improve our reputation by interacting with each other and visitors in a way that makes us all proud.

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