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Eagle Family Weekend

Make plans to join us | Save the date in February 2021

Pre-registration has not officially opened, you can check back here for updates! 

Family weekend is designed for the parents, siblings, children, friends, and families of FGCU students to learn more about the university and feel a greater connection to our campus and community. Throughout the weekend there will be activities that give families an opportunity to catch a glimpse of their student's life, envelop themselves in the FGCU and Fort Myers community, and learn more about what it means to be a true Eagle!

Registration includes:

- Admission to all Eagle Family Weekend events

- Eagle Family Weekend Swag



*To be determined for this year (2021)

Adults: $50 per person

Children (6 and under): Free

FGCU Student: Complimentary with paying adult

While the agenda for the weekend is still tentative, here's what we had planned out last year:



Friday, October 25, 2019

1:00pm-5:00pm    Eagle Family Weekend Check-In                                


1:00pm-5:00pm     Research and Service Showcase          


1:00pm-5:00pm     A Closer Look: Art Gallery Open House       


1:30pm - 5:00pm  A Closer Look: Engineering Viper Lab (PR)   



1:30pm - 5:00pm  A Closer Look: Construction Management & Solar Go-Karts                    


2:00pm-4:00pm     A Closer Look: WGCU Tours (PR)                


6:00 pm                  Dunk City After Dark                          


8:30 pm                 FGCU Division 2 Hockey Club vs. University of Oregon


Saturday, October 26, 2019

8:30am-11:00am    Eagle Family Weekend Check-In


8:00am-9:00am      Morning Yoga                          


8:00am-1:00pm     Make a Difference Day – *Pre-Registration Required Separate Link HERE*                      


9:00am-11:00am    Breakfast and a Movie: Toy Story 4


11:30am-2:00pm   Eagle Family Weekend BBQ & Presidential Address 

               12:00pm    Presidential Address


2:00pm – 5:00pm    Family Fun at the Waterfront                                  


2:00pm – 5:00pm   A Closer Look: PGM Golf Simulation                               


3:00pm – 4:00pm   A Closer Look: Wine Tasting (PR)                    


7:00pm                     Family Feud                                              


7:00pm                   FGCU Men’s Soccer vs. NJIT – Senior Night | Family Fun Night


8:30 pm                   FGCU Division 2 Hockey Club vs. University of Oregon


Sunday, October 27, 2019

10:30am-12:30pm    Eagle Family Weekend Farewell at the Boardwalk


1:00pm-3:00pm    A Closer Look: Vester Tours (PR)

There are many hotels near the FGCU campus excited to welcome families to Fort Myers for Eagle Family Weekend! 

We have compiled a list of nearby hotels, many of which offer an FGCU Eagle Family Weekend rate.

Family Weekend Brunch


Parent and Family Programs

McTarnaghan 223
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

(239) 590-7875