Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory to Protect The Nest:

FGCU continuously monitors the latest information from health officials and shares details on the Coronavirus Updates website. Get details including helpful FAQs. Students, faculty and staff, remember to complete the FGCU Daily Health Screening App every day before coming to campus (239-590-1206 for technical and other support related to the Screening). COVID-19 rules apply to campus visitors.

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Protect The Nest

FGCU is committed to keeping our community safe

Together we are stronger. And together we will protect the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community while we fulfill our mission to educate and enlighten.

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Introducing the Protect the Nest Team (PTN)

The Protect the Nest Team will be on campus at select activities to provide students with COVID-related information and answer questions to keep students healthy this semester. Watch for the PTN Team in tabling locations and activities each week.

For Daily Health Screening App help and COVID medical questions call 239-590-1206

Return Your Test:

Students, faculty, and staff who received a COVID-19 Saliva PCR test for Winter break should use or return the test prior to January 18 to avoid a charge of $97 per test

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

FGCU’s leadership is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on a daily basis. Stay up to date on details and FGCU-related plans.
  • #122 - January 15, 2021 Update

  • #121 - January 15, 2021 Update

  • #120 - January 11, 2021 Update

Visit Corona Update Archive

To assist you in assessing your health and keeping our community safe, FGCU is requiring all students, faculty, and staff to complete the COVID-19 daily health screening app questionnaire each day before you come to campus. FGCU has partnered with Veoci on this app.

Get Complete Details on Screening App

How to Access the COVID-19 Daily Health Screening App Resources

The COVID-19 daily health screening link will be sent to your FGCU email each day as a convenient reminder. It can also be accessed through these convenient mobile or website options:


Note: You will be installing the Veoci app

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Screening App Tutorials

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Spring/Summer 2021 COVID-19 Plan

FGCU has implemented a wide array of health and safety measures. Learn more.



Florida Gulf Coast University is posting campus-related COVID-19 positive cases that have been reported. Earlier cases were reported by campus messages, and details are available in the updates above.


Campus Visitors

Due to COVID-19 safety measures, campus visitors are limited to those individuals with necessary business that cannot be completed by phone or other virtual options.

FGCU visitors must comply with all protective measures illustrated on Protect the Nest signage posted throughout campus.  This includes but is not limited to:

  • Wear a mask.
  • Maintain social distancing.
  • Limit elevator capacity to 2 people.

For further information concerning the protective measures and procedures to address the COVID-19 outbreak, please see the FGCU Fall 2020 COVID-19 Plan

We appreciate your cooperation as we strive to keep our campus and greater communities safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Symptomatic Testing for Students

Symptomatic COVID-19 testing is available through FGCU Student Health Services for the spring semester.


Watch President Martin's Update | December 18

President Martin's COVID-19 video archive


Fast Facts

  • Is FGCU open? Yes, please read recent updates for details on the FGCU plan to return to campus.
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