Transfer Students

Transfer Student Orientation 

 Whether you are transferring from a local state college or another 4-year institution, we are excited you are one of FGCU's newest Eagles. Because you have completed some college already, our Transfer orientation programs are designed with a variety of students in mind.  

The Eagle View Orientation staff looks forward to providing you with critical information about completing your degree, answering your questions, and preparing you to be successful at FGCU. 

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.

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

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.  In order to accept your offer of admission, you must log into your Future Eagle Account and answer your Decision Reply question. On the Home tab of your Future Eagle Account, look at the right-hand column under "Forms."

After accepting your offer of admission, you will be able to submit your $200 non-refundable deposit. To submit your Admission Deposit, go to your Home tab on your Future Eagle Account.  From there, look for "Payment Due" and select Submit Payment for $200.00 USD. Once you submit your deposit, we will hold a seat for you and you will move forward in the new student process. The deposit deadline for Fall is May 1st, however, we may accept deposits after the deadline until the term is full.

The admission deposit is applicable to the term for which the student has been admitted and is non-refundable. The deposit will be forfeited if the student does not enroll in the deposited term. If a request to change terms is made after classes for the original term of admission have begun, a deposit for the new term must be paid.

5. Once your admission deposit has been processed, you will receive an email from to complete your orientation registration.

Register now for Eagle View Orientation

Cost of Orientation

All Transfer or One-Day sessions cost a flat rate of $35.00 per admitted FGCU student and $35.00 per family member or guest. This fee will cover the costs of the orientation experience including program staffing, materials, and additional services. Lunch and additional refreshments will also be provided as part of the program.

Orientation Dates

All incoming students are required to attend an in-person orientation program. Registration for these dates are based on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Admit Term


Day of the Week

Summer 2024 and Fall 2024

May 10


Summer 2024 and Fall 2024

June 21


Fall 2024

July 19


Are you a Returning, Distance Learning, or FGCU Complete Student?

You have two options for completing Eagle View Orientation.

1. You may register, using the above directions, and complete the orientation program along with other incoming students.

2. You may complete our virtual orientation modules at your own pace. Please request this option by emailing us at

*These options are only available for Return to the Nest, Distance Learning, or FGCU Complete students. Return to the Nest Students focuses on students who attended FGCU at one time, but did not earn a degree. This initiative provides personalized navigation and financial assistance for students to return to FGCU and graduate!. Distance Learning Students are students that are able to take their upper division courses fully online. This is only offered to students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Health Sciences, or Legal Studies. FGCU Complete is an innovative degree-completion program, that offers students who have previously earned college credits the opportunity to work toward a bachelor’s degree. Students are full-fledged Eagles who fulfill degree requirements by taking a combination of on-campus, in-community, and online classes, depending on their program.

Orientation Check List

  • Check your Eagle Email 

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  • Plan to Participate in All Aspects of Orientation

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  • Submit Your Immunization Records 

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  • Declare Your Residency

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  • Submit Your Photo for Your Eagle ID

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  • What to Bring

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  • Stay Connected

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