Emergency Management


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Emergency Management focuses on creating a secure and resilient university with the capabilities required across the whole community to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the threats and hazards that put FGCU at risk.


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The RAVE Alert system notifies faculty, staff, and students of critical information through text messages, email, social media and other platforms.  

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Current Status: Normal Operations

Wed 1/29/2020 2:59 PM

Evans, Susan 

FGCU monitoring Coronavirus

To: All University Faculty Staff 


Hi, everyone – Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is closely monitoring updates and advisories on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCOV) identified as the cause of a serious outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.  At this time, there have been no reported cases in Florida or at FGCU, but the number of confirmed cases internationally and in the United States is growing. 

 As a cautionary measure for our campus community and in keeping with our commitment to the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff, officials in FGCU’s departments of Emergency Management; Environmental Health and Safety; Student Health Services; and International Services are closely monitoring coronavirus information, including from the Florida Department of Health; the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the U.S. Department of State; and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.    

 According to the CDC, while there currently are no vaccines available to protect against human coronavirus infection, you may be able to reduce your risk of infection by doing the following:

  • wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands;
  • avoid close contact with people who are sick;
  • stay home while you are sick;
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands; and
  • clean and disinfect objects and surfaces.

Additional information and guidance on coronavirus including precautions, symptoms, travel to China, etc. can be viewed at:

As warranted, we of course will provide additional information and updates to the FGCU community.  Thanks 

Susan Evans 
Vice President and Chief of Staff           

Florida Gulf Coast University

FGCU Boulevard South

Fort Myers, FL  33965-6565

Telephone:  (239) 590-1057 
Fax:  (239) 590-1066 
Email Address:  sevans@fgcu.edu

Florida has a very broad public records law.  As a result, any written communication created or received by Florida Gulf Coast University employees is subject to disclosure to the public and the media, upon request, unless otherwise exempt.  Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.  If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.




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FGCU Emergency Management

10501 FGCU Boulevard South,
Campus Support Complex
Fort Myers, Florida 33965