Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • What is the cost of tuition? Is the tuition for distance-learning the same as in-state or out-of-state students?

  • What are the admissions deadlines?

  • What programs does your department offer?

  • When does the academic year start? What is the last day I can drop a class?

  • I am a distance-learning student. How do I get an Eagle ID?

  • What are the registration dates for priority/non-priority students? Will I still have a chance of getting into the classes I want if I’m a non-priority student? (Or, what does it mean to be a non-priority student?)

  • I’m a new distance-learning student. How do I use Canvas learning system?

  • When do I find out whether or not I have been accepted in the CLS program? If I’m accepted, what do I have to do before I can register for classes?

  • What can I use a degree in Health Sciences or Clinical Laboratory Sciences for? What careers have some of your alumni gone on to after graduation?

  • What careers have some of your alumni gone on to after graduation?

  • What is the starting salary for someone with a degree in Health Sciences? In Clinical Laboratory Sciences?

  • Where can I go for academic tutoring? Where can I go for help with my writing?

  • Health Sciences is primarily a distance-learning program, but are there any traditional on-campus courses for this degree?

  • Do I have to complete all of my prerequisites before pursuing a degree in Health Sciences? (Can I work them into my electives?)

  • If I wanted to go on to Nursing, Occupational Therapy, etc., which degree should I pursue? If I didn’t get into Nursing/etc., can Health Sciences help me to eventually become a _________?

  • What are the common registrations holds that may make it difficult for me to register for classes? How do I get them lifted?

  • If I am a distance-learning student, am I still required to do service-learning?

  • I'm a transfer student that submitted 40 hours and I don't see the word "completed". Why?

  • If I get into the ________ program, what things can I do on-campus for further involvement?

  • If I did not attend transfer orientation, what information have I missed?

  • What is University Colloquium?

  • I am a veteran. What services are available at FGCU for me?

  • What are the registration dates and/or priority registration level for veteran students?