Preparing Students for a Successful FGCU Experience
Congratulations on your admission to Florida Gulf Coast University and the Eagle Advantage program. First Year Experience & Retention Programs is looking forward to working with you in your first semester as an Eagle and throughout your first year.
Eagle Advantage provides you with a unique opportunity to attend Florida Gulf Coast University. The focus of this program is to prepare you for the complete college experience by giving you the academic, social, and personal support you need to thrive at FGCU. You will have access to important resources and will create meaningful relationships with faculty, staff, and fellow students. The connections you make through your participation in the program will provide you with the advantage you need to make your career at FGCU a huge success.
The Eagle Advantage program is an invitation-only program. Prospective students receive information about the Eagle Advantage program from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions via email and postal mail. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
To learn more about admission to the Eagle Advantage program, please contact Dean Batchelder, Associate Director of Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (239) 745-4449.
Now that you have accepted admission to FGCU for Summer, here are the next steps you must take in order to fully prepare for your first semester and your involvement in Eagle Advantage (in order):
Step 1: Accept Admission and Pay Your Admissions DepositToggle More Info
Step 2: Register for Eagle View OrientationToggle More Info
Step 3: Submit Your Immunization RecordsToggle More Info
Step 4: Declare your ResidencyToggle More Info
Step 5: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)Toggle More Info
Step 6: Apply for On-Campus HousingToggle More Info
Step 7: Respond to the Academic Survey from Exploratory AdvisingToggle More Info
Step 8: Review the Exploratory Advising website prior to your orientation dateToggle More Info
First Year Experience & Retention Programs is looking forward to working with you throughout your participation in the Eagle Advantage program. If you have any questions about how to complete any of your next steps after accepting admission to FGCU, please email the First Year Experience at email@example.com