First Year Experience works to create and deliver programs and initiatives designed to help students make the most of their first year and beyond at FGCU. We're here to help you navigate the exciting journey, from academic support to social activities and everything in between, we've got you covered. Lets make your college experience unforgettable!
Learn More About Our Pre-Semester Programs
College is an exciting time, and Eagle View Orientation (EVO, as we call it) provides the gateway to making the most of your FGCU experience. We'll prepare you for the opportunities and responsibilities that await.Learn More
Immerse yourself in a learning opportunity with your peers to have an unforgettable experience before classes even begin.Learn More
First Year Student Success Programs
Learn about the different mentoring programs that are offered on campus and get connected early on.
The University Transition
Enroll in a course that is designed to make sure that you are successful from your first semester through graduation.
Get prepared for the complete college experience by getting academic, social, and personal support.
First Year Families Can Also Get Involved at FGCU
We recognize the important role families can play in a student's FGCU experience, and we want to partner with you to help ensure your student's continued success.
|Ney Arias||Senior Director, First Year Experience & Retention Programsfirstname.lastname@example.org||239-590-7111|
|Autumn Bradley||Coordinator, First Year Experienceemail@example.com||239-745-4637|
|Tabitha Dawes||Director, Eagle View Orientationfirstname.lastname@example.org||239-590-7744|
|Christina Kreiger||Director, Retention & Engagement Programsemail@example.com||239-590-7110|
|Lindsay Rushworth||Coordinator, Mentoring Programsfirstname.lastname@example.org||239-745-4518|
|Niesha Radovanic||Coordinator, First Year Experienceemail@example.com||239-745-4590|
|Amber Whitaker||Coordinator, Eagle View Orientationfirstname.lastname@example.org||239-590-7898|