Culture & Community

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So much to do at FGCU

As Southwest Florida’s hub for arts and athletics, our campus is constantly abuzz with live performances, exhibitions and events that showcase noteworthy artists and musicians as well as our own stars in the making.

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World-class faculty members share insights from their fields of expertise and discuss current affairs and critical issues in our Inside Access series.

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The Arts

The Bower School of Music & the Arts features 150 art, music and theatre events each year, many of them free and open to the public.

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FGCU softball player bunking a ball in a game.


Artistry of a different sort draws students, alumni and sports fans to “Dunk City,” as we became known with the national rise of our basketball program. 

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FGCU Aquatic Center showing swimmer in pool.


The Lee County/FGCU Aquatics Center invites the whole family to dive into the fun or learn to swim. Any student or full-time faculty/staff with a valid Eagle ID may use the pool free. 

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FGCU outreach serves the community.


Engaging minds is as important as providing fun physical activities, and FGCU presents numerous lectures that welcome the public as well as students — and most are free.

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