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Do I need a car on campus?

NO! There are lots of ways to get around. Even if you do bring a car to campus, you will want to check out these wallet friendly options.          


Ride2FGCU Ridematching Service

 Ride2FGCU is a new dedicated ridesharing system for use only by  Florida Gulf Coast University faculty, staff and students. Register  today using your FGCU e-mail accout to find a carpool partner or a  walking, biking or transit buddy.

Environmental Health and Safety has partnered with Student Government to bring you Ride2FGCU. It's a secure, online rideshare matching system designed to assist you  in finding ridesharing partners who work or study at FGCU.   

Use Ride2FGCU to find carpool, biking, walking, and bus buddies for your daily commute. Ride2FGCU matches people with a similar schedule that live in the same vicinity, or drivers may pick up other commuters along their route to campus.

Find one-time trip matches when going home on break, traveling to conferences, taking a vacation, or going on class field trips by using Ride2FGCU's single journey trip finder.  

The service is FREE of charge and only avaialbe to faculty, staff, and students of FGCU.

Reduce pollution! Contribute to less congested roads! Save money on gas! 

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Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network and FGCU students and employees can become members to take advantage of this convenient transportation option.  The cars are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for students, faculty, and staff ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community ages 21 and over. The vehicles are conveniently located in parking lot 5 near the Cohen Center for easy pickup and return.

Join today at

Learn more about setting up tax exempt business accounts for your department's university related travel by clicking here.




FGCU Parking Services 

See the routes in real-time on Double Map.

Please direct questions or report issues to Parking Services.

Phone: (239) 590-1912
Fax: (239) 590-1910


Gulf Coast Town Center Shuttle

Each year Gulf Coast Town Center provides a free shuttle service for the students of Florida Gulf Coast University. The shuttle will operate Thursdays from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. and Saturdays from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. on weeks that classes are in session.  There will be no shuttle service Thanksgiving break, spring break, or during final exams.  

Click here for the pickup and drop-off locations



Bicycle Commuting

FGCU Bike Loan

FGCU Campus Recreation Pedal Power bike sharing program is designed to decrease traffic & parking congestion, limit pollution & greenhouse gas emissions, and encourage health & physical exercise around campus. Visit Campus Recreation's webpage to learn how you can sign out a bike!

Remember, you can find others to cycle with using Ride2FGCU.

Get a free Lee County Bike Map and check out BikeWalkLee’s resources and suggested bike routes



Bus Service                                        


Lee Tran’s Route 60 stops on FGCU’s campus and students may ride at discounted faresPurchase your LeeTran bus passes at the University Bookstore and use LeeTran’s  trip planner to see schedules and estimated travel time.

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 LeeTran Route 60-8.6.15



LEED Parking Decal- Annual Permit Discount

To promote the use of low emitting and fuel efficient vehicles, preferred parking and discounted faculty/staff parking permits are available for certain vehicles.  Students, Faculty, and Staff members may check with Parking Services to determine if their vehicle qualifies for the special LEED Parking Decal.  To register a qualified vehicle, please complete the LEED Decal Request Form available at Parking Services.  The form, vehicle, and vehicle registration must be brought to Parking Services for verification and issuance of the LEED Parking Decal.



Updated 8/24/2015