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Alumni Weekend


Questions about Alumni Weekend?

Please contact the Alumni Association at:
(239) 590-1087

Lodging and logistics:

SpringHill Suites Fort Myers Airport
9501 Market Place Rd 
· Fort Myers, FL 33912
(239) 561-1803

Special FGCU Alumni Weekend rate available

Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport @ Town Center
9931 Interstate Commerce Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913
(239) 561-1550
Free full breakfast buffet, up to 2 people per room

Car Discount Code- 04WH0001


Pop'z BBQ
Thank you to Pop'z BBQ

Thank you to FGCU Student Government


Thank you to Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC


Thank you to the Leadbetter Golf Academy at LaPlaya Golf Club

Thank you to Atilus



Interested in becoming a corporate partner or Alumni Weekend sponsor? Contact Kim Wallace at (239) 590-1087 for details.

Alumni Weekend will be held February 6-8, 2014

3 Easy Steps for Alumni Weekend

Step 1.

Show your Pride & Join the FGCU Alumni Association

We invite you to revisit your life-long relationship with Florida Gulf Coast University by ensuring you have an active membership with the Alumni Association. We offer special membership rates for graduates at Alumni Weekend.

Membership Rewards Include:

  • Purchase athletic season and game day tickets at a special reduced price
  • Shop as you save at the University Bookstore
  • Access to discounts for hotel stays and restaurants

Join today by clicking here.

Step 2.

Register for Alumni Weekend

“We are excited for you to return to campus and to reconnect. To the Classes of 1999, 2004 and 2009 I can’t wait to personally recognize you for your 15, 10 and 5 year reunions. It will be a great weekend and I look forward to seeing you.”

Carlos Cavenago, ‘00
Chair, FGCU Alumni Association Board of Directors

Schedule of Events

Wednesday,  February 5

  • 11 a.m-3 p.m..- Career Fair in the Cohen Center Ballroom. Be sure to bring your resume as over 75 employers will be present.  

Thursday, February 6

  • 5:30 p.m. - Paint, pour and play as Vino’s Picasso helps you create an FGCU landmark- the Sugden clock tower!

Friday, February 7

  • Noon- Enjoy lunch on the library lawn
  • 2 p.m. - Take a guided walking and bus tour of campus
  • 6 p.m. – Celebrate at the Alumni Awards cocktail reception as the winners of the Alumni of Distinction and Soaring Eagle Society will be announced

Saturday, February 8

  • 2 p.m. - Join the FGCU community and participate in the Alumni Hour at Dance Marathon. This is a nationwide effort that raises funds for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
  • 4 p.m. - Watch former Eagles reunite on the court for the Alumni basketball exhibition game
  • 5 p.m. - Tailgate in style on the Alumni Avenue. Reconnect with campus organizations, eat good food and enjoy a beer garden
  • 7 p.m. - Cheer on your Men’s basketball team as they take on North Florida. Alumni members and classes celebrating reunions will join President Bradshaw in the hospitality suite for cocktails and a dessert reception

Register by clicking here. An Alumni Weekend Package is available (excludes the Thursday event) for $30 members and $40 future for members.

Step 3.

Share your Excitement and Post on Social Media

Tell your friends that you are returning to campus by posting your favorite college experience. Be sure to hashtag #fgcualumni. Haven’t connected with us yet? We post job opportunities on LinkedIn, share event photos on Instagram, announce breaking University news on Twitter and promote happenings on Facebook.

RSVP by clicking here!

Check out what we did last year:

>> Photos from Alumni Weekend 2013