On Campus

Family Day

Phoenix Family Day is a great time for the whole family to experience what it's like to be a Phoenix. From academics to student life the day is full of activities that showcase Florida Poly's culture.  

  It's Not Too Late!

Family Day is Saturday, September 23rd, 2023!

Pre-registration for this event has closed, but Florida Poly welcomes all students and families to come to campus and check in on the day of the event at any check-in location. (See the schedule for more details).


Join us on campus for some exciting experiences to celebrate Phoenix Family Day.

2023 Phoenix Family Day Schedule

Visiting Lakeland

While you're in town, be sure to check out some of the local hot spots. A list of local hotels is also available online to help with your travel planning.


Get excited! Check out the video from last years Family Day. 


Digital Activities, Shopping, and More

The activities listed below can be done at any time and are a great way to build excitement for the Fall 2023 Phoenix Family Day. 
Download this exclusive (and free) Florida Poly coloring book designed by local Lakeland artist Bump Galletta,
Florida Poly Recipes graphic
Try out these favorite recipes submitted by the Florida Poly community. 


Purchase Phoenix clothing, gifts, and swag for the whole family on our online bookstore. Hundreds of other spirit items are also available in the University's fully online bookstore. The bookstore is manged by Follett and all orders are shipped on-demand.

The University has created a custom persona in the Florida Poly Mobile app for parents and families. Make sure you stay connected by downloading the Florida Poly Mobile app and select the new parents and families persona. If you already have the app, you can select the parent and families persona from the top right corner of the app.


Phoenix Parents Stay Connected

Here are some ways you (and your student) can continue to be involved and connected to what's happening on campus.  
Stay up-to-date with what’s going on at Florida Poly by signing up for news, university events, and updates.
The Weekly Phoenix is a weekly email sent to all students with a Florida Poly email address about current announcements, upcoming deadlines, and events happening on campus. Parents call also sign up for the Weekly Phoenix email too. 
Stay connected with other Phoenix parents by joining one of our parent Facebook Groups.