First Time In College Student Orientation

Welcome Class of 2025

We could not be more excited to welcome you to FGCU. Orientation is an opportunity to meet new and current students, learn important information for starting college successfully, and ask any questions you may have. 

Orientation Dates

Beginning Monday, October 11 all FTIC students admitted for the spring 2022 semester with a paid admission deposit will receive an email with instructions for registering for an orientation program. All FTIC students will attend a one-day in-person orientation program in December. 


Monday December 20 Spring 2022
Wednesday December 22 Spring 2022


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. Enroll in to 2 Factor Authentication (Duo Mobile)- Enrolling in two-factor authentication is mandatory for all students and provides an additional layer of security that guards your personal information in our University systems.

4. Pay your Admissions Deposit in Gulfline - Please note, you must wait 24-48 business hours after you have paid your Admissions Deposit to sign in and register for an Orientation program (STEP 5). 

5. Log in to The Orientation Registration System and complete your orientation registration! 

Cost of Orientation

All spring FTIC sessions cost a flat rate of $35.00 per admitted FGCU student and $15.00 per family member or guest. This fee will cover the costs of the orientation experience including program staffing, materials, and other services.

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!

  • Check your Email for more Information

  • Plan to participate in all aspects of the Orientation program

  • Submit your Immunizations Records

  • Prepare for the Academic Components of Orientation 

  • Declare your Residency

  • Submit your Photo for your Eagle ID

  • What to Have

  • Stay Connected