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Returning Student Admissions

FGCU Readmission Process

For former FGCU students who have attended another college or university, but wish to return to the Nest  

Return to the Nest

A returning student (readmit) is any former FGCU degree-seeking undergraduate who has not earned a degree, who has not been enrolled at FGCU in any of the last three terms and who wishes to re-enroll. 


Below are readmission instructions for those who have left FGCU, and attended another college or university, but wish to return to the Nest: 

  1. Submit a new FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application. A new application fee is not required.
  2. To be considered for readmission, a student must be in good standing and eligible to return to the last institution attended (including FGCU), and have a 2.0 GPA or higher as calculated by the University on all transferable credit hours.
  3. If after leaving FGCU, you attended other colleges or universities, then you must send official transcript(s) from each institution to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for evaluation purposes.


Important Application dates:

Fall/Summer application opens on 8/1 

Spring application opens on 1/2 

Deadlines - rolling readmissions for each term



Submit all documentation to:  

Florida Gulf Coast University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565


Eligible for academic amnesty?

A readmitted undergraduate student who has not attended FGCU for at least five years may apply to the Academic Standards Committee for academic amnesty. Specific details on the policy for amnesty, how to apply and the conditions under which amnesty may be granted are published in the University Catalog by the Office of Records and Registration.






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