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Human Resources Department
Florida Gulf Coast University
Modular 2
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

Tele: (239) 590-1400
Fax: (239) 590-1011

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, call Florida Gulf Coast University using the Florida Relay at 711.

Employee Handbook


Purpose and Scope

This handbook is intended to serve as a source of information about your employment with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). It is presented solely for informational purposes and should not be interpreted as a contract between Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and any of its employees.

The rights, privileges, duties, responsibilities, and benefits of FGCU employees are determined and set forth in various provisions of the Florida Statutes, and university regulations and policies. In the event of any error in this handbook or any conflict between the contents of this handbook and those laws, regulations, and policies, the latter take precedence.

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this handbook accurately reflects the pertinent laws, regulations, and policies as of the time of publication, changes occur from time to time. Employees are responsible for keeping themselves informed of changes in applicable laws, regulations, policies, and university benefits.

The staff of the Department of Human Resources is available to answer any questions you might have and to assist you as you begin your career with the university.

Updated information concerning topics in this handbook may be obtained from Human Resources or from the specific office responsible for that area. Main office telephone numbers are listed in the Campus Telephone Directory and at