Welcome to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)! Research is an integral part of our mission in the educational process at FGCU. Participation in research and scholarly/creative activities enriches and broadens the learning experience of our students. We strongly recommend that all FGCU students, both undergraduate and graduate, take part in research and scholarly/creative works under the mentorship of FGCU faculty while attending FGCU. You’ll find that skills developed through research discipline will be beneficial to your future endeavors.