University Archives


A guide or inventory describing the items in a collection.  The Archives are arranged by Administrative Department and each division is assigned a Record Group Number. Each item, report or document is inventoried and filed by the assigned number, and these records collectively represent the history of each division/department. These are all public documents and are available to researchers interested in the history and growth of FIU.  In the search field enter search topics, terms, dates, locations, authors, coporations. 


The University Archives serves as the depository of the official records relating to the founding, development of and future plans for Florida International University.


The University Archives has records dating from 1971 to the present. In addition to official FIU records, the University Archives preserves historical documents, publications, photographs and audiovisual materials.


We invite the public to engage with our collections by scheduling an appointment to discover and explore our unique primary source documents. To make the most of your visit, we have provided information that will assist you to plan your visit.  

Researchers may also search the FIU Library catalog for books and serials housed in University Archives. In addition, we are committed to increasing access to our collections through digitization. Please visit UA Digital Collections to view the ever expanding online collection.