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Graduate Orientation



Congratulations on your acceptance to Florida Gulf Coast University! We encourage you to complete the Graduate Orientation to help ensure you are well informed and prepared for a smooth transition to FGCU before you begin taking classes. The content in the orientation is information you need to know, and therefore to the point and kept as brief as possible. The orientation should take you about 30 minutes to complete. You will be able to refer back to the orientation at any time from your Canvas Dashboard.


The main topics of the orientation include:

  • Getting Started and First Steps
  • Expectations
  • Learning Strategies
  • Exploring Canvas Learning Management System
  • University Support Services
  • FGCU Policies

Choose your Graduate Orientation from the following options. 


  • Students enrolled in a Fully Online program

  • Students NOT enrolled in a Fully Online program

After completing the self-enroll process, the Online Orientation will be available from your Canvas Dashboard.