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.


Vaccine Resources in Florida and U.S.

If you would like to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu or coronavirus while in Florida, check out the Florida Department of Health’s vaccine locators:

Planning to get a flu or COVID-19 vaccine while out of state?

  • Find a location that works for you through the national vaccine locator.
  • Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 888-720-7489) to find COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S.

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COVID-19 Testing Options

Student information: COVID-19 tests on campus

Sick-visit appointments are available with Student Health Services. Strep, flu and COVID-19 tests are available for symptomatic students. Call 239-590-7966 to schedule an appointment.

Employee information: COVID-19 tests

Employees who are State Group Insurance Members can use their Prescription Drug Plan to cover the costs of up to eight approved over-the-counter COVID-19 tests in a 30-day period.

See the full details on the coverage, approved tests and the claim process.

Community COVID-19 tests

    Every U.S. home is eligible to order at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. Tests are free, and four tests are included in each order.