Planning Your Visit

To fully engage in all Parent and Family Weekend activities, we recommend arriving to Florida Atlantic University on Friday, October 5 in the morning. However, you are always welcome to customize your schedule and flights to meet your family’s need.

Coordinating with Your Student

Please note that classes are still in session on Friday, October 5, 2018 and your student will need to attend classes on this day. It is also possible that your student may have assignments, projects or exams on October 6th or the week following Parent and Family Weekend. We suggest that you check with your student ahead of time regarding their homework and study schedule for the weekend.

Traveling by Car


Florida Atlantic University campus is located off I-95, off the Glades Rd. exit 45.

Traveling North on I-95

Take Exit #45 from I-95 N and yield right at the light on Glades Road. Continuing driving west for 1 mile on Glades Road and take a left on University Drive (which is the main FAU Entrance).

Traveling South on I-95

Take Exit #48 from I-95 N and yield left at the light on Glades Road. Continuing driving west for 1 mile on Glades Road and take a left on University Drive (which is the main FAU Entrance).

Traveling North on Florida’s Turnpike

Take Exit #75 from Florida’s Turnpike and turn left at the light on Glades Road. Continuing driving west for 4 miles on Glades Road and take a left on University Drive (which is the main FAU Entrance).

Traveling South on Florida’s Turnpike

Take Exit #81 from Florida’s Turnpike and turn left at the light on Glades Road. Continue driving west for 4 miles on Glades Road and take a left on University Drive (which is the main FAU Entrance).

Traveling by Air

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) serves the Fort Lauderdale community and surrounding areas with flights from various airlines. It is approximately a 30-minute drive to Florida Atlantic University. From this airport, you can land travel by bus, taxi, or the tri-rail.

West Palm Beach Airport (PBA) serves the Palm Beach community and surrounding areas with flights from various airlines. It is approximately a 30-minute drive to Florida Atlantic University. From this airport, you can land travel by bus, taxi, or the tri-rail.

Miami International Airport (MIA) serves the Miami community and surrounding areas with flights from various airlines. It takes approximately an hour drive to Florida Atlantic University. From this airport, you can land travel by bus, taxi, or the tri-rail.

Traveling by Tri-Rail

The Tri-Rail has stations serving from West Palm Beach down to Miami. The train runs from 4 AM to 1 AM weekdays and 6 AM to 11 PM on weekends. The Boca Raton Station is the stop for Florida Atlantic University. Bus Route 94 will pick up every hour from this station and drop you off at the Administration Building on the Boca Raton Campus of Florida Atlantic University.

Accommodations

Weekend accommodations are not included in your weekend registration. There are many hotels near FAU to choose from. We encourage you to book your rooms as soon as possible, as hotels do tend to fill up quickly.

Hotel Accommodations (When reserving a room, ask for the FAU rate.)

Wyndham Boca Raton (1.5 miles)

1950 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Courtyard by Marriott Boca Raton(1.6 miles)

2000 NW Executive Center Cir, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Fairfield Inn & Suites Boca Raton (1.9 miles)

3400 Airport Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center (2.1 miles)

5150 Town Center Cir, Boca Raton, FL 33486

Hyatt Place Boca Raton/Downtown (2.1 miles)

100 E. Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431

 Last Modified 6/20/18