Welcome to the Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University. Its
name invokes historical times of great intellectual and creative
energy. Its programs make possible in the present lifelong personal
revitalization through learning, creativity, and social engagement.
Founded in January 2001, the Academy is the University’s and region’s
premier lifelong learning program for adults. It is based on the premise
that learning should never cease, that keeping the mind intellectually,
creatively and culturally active fundamentally enriches and invigorates
Value and accessibility underlie the excellence of our programs.
Affordable course fees provide access to programs provided at convenient
locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Finally, take
advantage of the opportunity to become a Renaissance Academy Member and
realize significant savings on course fees while reaffirming your
commitment to life-long learning.