Howard Hall (main floor)
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida
Now that you've decided to attend Florida Gulf Coast University (you're an Eagle now!), you might be wondering what you need to do next:
Be sure to meet the important deadlines for your term of admission:
Fall - May 15th
Spring - December 1st
Summer - April 1st
Students who fail to register and pay for orientation by these dates may have their admission cancelled and will only be allowed to enroll on a space available basis.
Students applying to one of FGCU's Limited Access Programs (Athletic Training, Nursing, PGA Golf Management, or Music) should verify separate application requirements and deadlines with each program. *Admission to FGCU does not guarantee admission to any Limited Access Program.College of Health Professions (Nursing and Athletic Training) - http://www.fgcu.edu/chp/
If you have not already done so, you must provide proof of immunization before you can register for classes - so ideally, you should take care of this before your Orientation session. The student will provide immunization documents from other institutions/offices or the FGCU Immunization History Form at least 72 business hours PRIOR to class registration. The documents will be reviewed and determined complete or not by the immunization staff within 72 business hours after receiving them. Additional immunizations may be required for students living in University Housing or who major in health professions.
Questions and information about acceptable proof, exemptions or temporary deferments may be directed to Student Health Services at (239) 590-7966 or through their website at http://studentservices.fgcu.edu/HealthServices/immunizations.html.
If you have not already done so and you are interested in on-campus housing, you must obtain an application from the Office of Housing and Residence Life website at http://studentservices.fgcu.edu/Housing/.
Housing has priority admissions deadlines - so apply early!
If you have not filed for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), we encourage you to do so immediately at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. If you have completed the FAFSA but did not include FGCU among the colleges and universities that should receive your application information, you can add FGCU to your FAFSA record by making corrections at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. Please be sure to include FGCU's code: 032553. Make sure to report your e-mail address on the FAFSA since FGCU will send financial aid award notices to students by e-mail.
Don't forget to apply for FGCU Foundation Scholarships & Tution Waivers. The application form for the Foundation Scholarships and descriptions of the scholarships and eligibility crieteria are available at http://www.fgcu.edu/foundation/. Information about Tuition Waivers can be found at http://www.fgcu.edu/AS/FinancialAid/scholarships-fgcu.html.
Your residency status impacts your tuition rate and all students are classified as non-Florida residents, until the proper documentation is received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
To check on your current Florida Residency Status and rate you will need to check your Gulfline account by doing the following:
Login ID: UIN & PIN
Click on the Admission Term you are checking your status on under "Processed Applications"
Review your Application
If there is a date populated under the "Received" column for a particular Requirement - this means that we HAVE received that item. If there is NOT a date populated, then we NEED that item. The Note column will either state what we need in order to prove residency or will tell you if you area Florida Resident. Email at email@example.com or call (239) 590-7915 if you have questions on your Residency Status.
*Residency cannot be changed after the first week of classes, so you should take care of this promptly.
Click here if you need another copy of the Residency Form.
We will make admissions decisions on preliminary transcripts. Your admission is contingent upon Undergraduate Admissions receiving your final transcripts from prior institutions including high school and college. A hold is placed on your registration for your 2nd semester at FGCU, so it is imperative you send in your final transcripts to complete your application.
To check on any outstanding items you will need to check your Gulfline account by doing the following:
Remember to request any final transcript evaluations be sent to Florid Gulf Coast University. If you were in progress for courses, the first time you requested an evaluation, you will need to request a final evaluation be sent to Florida Gulf Coast University.
International Students should make sure to read the important pre-arrival information, which includes information on documentation/forms required, mandatory health insurance, how to register for courses, orientation, etc. - http://studentservices.fgcu.edu/International/prearrival.html.
We hope you become a FGCU Eagle, but understand that plans change and your interest in FGCU might be for a future term. If you wish to decline your admission, please email the Undergraduate Admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your UIN and Full Name in the email.
If you wish to defer your application to a future term you can submit a "Change of Term" form . Your application can only be deferred up to two terms past your original application term (summer is considered a term). If you are interested in deferring your admissions to FGCU past two terms, you will need to reapply and pay the application fee again.
We encourage you to continue to check our website for answers to any questions that you may have concerning admissions or any other departments or offices on campus.
Visiting campus is the best way to see all that FGCU has to offer. If you haven’t already visited us, sign up for a campus visit today! We’d love to see you!