FGCU Alert

The University Police Department is conducting a multi-agency training exercise with a simulator that portrays the sound of gunshots from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Biscayne Hall, part of FGCU’s South Village Residence Hall. Please avoid the area. This is not an emergency. If you have a concern, contact UPD dispatch at (239) 590-1900.



Each county in the state of Florida is required to maintain emergency shelters. Please consult a specific county Emergency Management website for information on shelter openings. For your convenience, refer to Lee County and Collier County Shelter operations.


FGCU Resident Students

The residence halls will be secured at a designated date and time and will not be re-opened until cleared for safety and security. You will not be able to access your room until the residence hall is evaluated for damage and safety. This could be several days after the storm passes based on repairs to be made.


FGCU Student Evacuation

Lee County Shelters

FGCU Non-Resident Students

Seek shelter in a safe location outside of the projected surge warning areas. Each county in the state of Florida is required to maintain emergency shelters. Look up shelters in your area by visiting your county's emergency management website.


Lee County Shelters

Collier County Shelters


What To Expect?

When an emergency arises, it can be a stressful time. Deciding whether or not to evacuate is an important decision you need to make. If you decide to stay in the area, here are some things you need to know about sheltering.

  • How Long Will I Be in the Shelter?

  • Packing your Bags

  • Things to Bring

  • Items Prohibited

  • Space Allocation