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First Time In College Student Orientation

Welcome Class of 2024

FGCU is committed to ensuring all students' health and safety amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and has, therefore, made the decision to host all orientation sessions virtually. All First Time in College (FTIC)  students who are admitted for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters will attend a virtual, two-day Eagle View Orientation program that will acquaint incoming students with FGCU. 

 The Eagle View Orientation Staff remains committed to providing the same level of information and support as new students embark on their transition, so please continue to check our website, your Eagle e-mail, and social media for the most up-to-date information. 

Orientation Dates

First Time In College (FTIC) students who are admitted for the summer or fall 2020 terms will attend a virtual two-day Eagle View Orientation program.  The program includes a variety of introductory presentations to acquaint incoming students with all the resources available to them as well as meeting with an advisor to schedule classes for their first semester at FGCU. All of the below dates will still occur and students should continue to register for a session that fits their schedule best.

Wednesday - Thursday May 20-21 Summer/Fall
Wednesday - Thursday May 27-28


Monday - Tuesday  June 1-2


Wednesday - Thursday  June 3-4 


Monday - Tuesday  June 15-16


Wednesday - Thursday  June 17-18


Monday - Tuesday  June 22-23


Wednesday - Thursday  June 24-25 


Monday - Tuesday  June 29-30 


Wednesday - Thursday  July 1-2


Monday - Tuesday  July 6-7 


Wednesday - Thursday  July 8-9


Monday - Tuesday  July 13-14


Wednesday - Thursday  July 15-16


Monday - Tuesday July 20-21


If you cannot attend one of these two-day programs, please contact our office at 



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. *Fall 2020 Admits only*  Pay Admissions Deposit in Gulfline

4. Log in and complete your orientation registration!   


Cost of Orientation

All FTIC sessions will cost a flat rate of $35. If you have already registered for your orientation and paid the prior fees, refunds of $75 will be issued over the course of the next 2-3 weeks to the card you used in the transaction.

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 Attend Both Days of Eagle View Orientation 

  • Submit your Immunizations Records

  • Prepare for the Academic Components of Orientation 

  • Declare your Residency

  • Upload your Eagle ID Photo

  • Stay Connected