First Time In College Student Orientation

Welcome Class of 2023

First Time in College (FTIC) students who are admitted for the Summer or Fall 2019 semesters will attend a two-day Eagle View Orientation program that includes a mandatory overnight stay. We understand that this next step and becoming an Eagle can feel a little overwhelming. You probably have a lot of questions already. Be sure to explore the rest of our website to learn more about the orientation and transition process. 

Orientation Dates

First Time In College (FTIC) students who are admitted for the Summer or Fall 2019 will attend a two-day Eagle View Orientation program. This program includes a required overnight stay on campus to allows students to experience living in a residence hall, take advantage of the exciting opportunity to gain familiarity with the college experience, and encourage incoming students to meet one another.  

Days Session Date Admit Term
Wednesday - Thursday May 22 - 23

Summer and Fall

Wednesday - Thursday May 29 - 30 Summer and Fall
Wednesday - Thursday June 5 - 6 Summer and Fall
Wednesday - Thursday  June 12 - 13

Summer and Fall

Monday - Tuesday June 17 - 18

Summer and Fall

Wednesday - Thursday June 19 - 20

Summer and Fall

Monday - Tuesday June 24 - 25


Wednesday - Thursday June 26 - 27


Monday - Tuesday July 1 - 2


Monday - Tuesday July 8 - 9


Wednesday - Thursday July 10 - 11


Monday - Tuesday July 15 - 16


Wednesday - Thursday July 17 - 18


Monday - Tuesday July 22 - 23


Wednesday-Thursday July 24 - 25


Friday August 16



How To Register

Registering for Orientation is as easy as 1-2-3!

1.Keep an eye on your email. Admitted students will receive an email with information about next steps, including registering for Orientation.

2. Activate your Eagle Email. This is your official student account that will be used for your FGCU email and more - like registering for Orientation. 

3. Log in and complete your orientation registration!   

Cost of Orientation

Your orientation fee covers the costs of providing the Orientation experience, including facility rentals, materials provided, trained staff to assist in your transition to FGCU, overnight accommodations, meals and snacks, and programming throughout students' first year. 

$65.00 - Programming Cost 

$20.00 - Meals (Dinner on Day 1 & Breakfast on Day 2) and Snacks 

$25.00 - Overnight Accommodations

Total: $110

Orientation Check List

We know you're probably still curious about what to expect and how to prepare for your Eagle View Orientation program. The checklist below is designed to introduce you to some important information, answer some basic questions before you arrive on campus, and ensure that you are prepared for your orientation experience!

  • Plan to Attend Both Days of Eagle View Orientation

  • Submit your Immunizations Records

  • Prepare for the Academic Components of Orientation 

  • Pack for Orientation

  • Prepare to Obtain your Parking Pass

  • Download Important Apps You Will Use at Orientation