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Office of Community Outreach
Howard Hall, Suite 217
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Boulevard, South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565 

Office Hours:
Monday: Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: (239) 590-1258
Fax: (239) 590-1272

About the Office



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The mission of this office is multifaceted. It is to create a cohesive outreach and support system for students from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds through the following means:

1. Foster strong University/Community partnerships;

2. Increase visibility and participation of the University in the Southwest Florida community; and

3. Assist with the recruitment and retention efforts of the University.


Specific Functions

Responsible for facilitating, coordinating, and providing assistance that links diversity perspectives and academic multicultural initiatives to the University’s mission of higher education.

Assist and participate in the campus-wide effort to achieve enrollment and student retention goals.

Responsible for enhancing the University’s visibility among diverse external community constituencies and engaging them with internal campus units with similar strategic visions, goals, and objectives.