First Year Experience


Are you a first-year student who wants to meet new people? Learn your way around campus? Get good grades? Consider enrolling in a 3-credit elective course designed for new students to get off to a great start at FGCU.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What topics are covered in this course? 

  • Who is eligible to enroll in The University Transition?

  • How many credits hours can I earn?

  • How can students enroll in The University Transition?

  • Will there be a required book that students must use in this course?


Fall 2023 Course Offerings

  • Main Campus Courses

  • South Village Courses

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Meet Your Fall 2023 Instructors

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Interested in Becoming an Instructor?

First Year Experience & Retention Programs is always seeking dedicated individuals to serve as an instructor for The University Transition. Faculty and Staff who are interested may complete the interest form below to be considered.