Dedicated support for completing your academic journey
Florida Gulf Coast University brings together 5 grant-based programs that help you prepare to succeed in college and stay on track to finishing a degree.
The TRIO and Outreach Programs provide opportunities for students to advance their academic and personal growth, gain financial responsibility, explore careers and understand college requirements. These activities motivate students toward successfully completing their education.
Participants must meet eligibility requirements to qualify for these programs, which are very competitive and have limited openings each year. The Office of TRIO and Outreach Programs is in McTarnaghan Hall, Room 202.
Student Support Services
An educational opportunity outreach program designed to motivate and support college students.
College Reach Out Program
A state-funded program designed to prepare middle and high school students to successfully pursue and complete a college education.
An FGCU-sponsored program designed to assist 4th-12th-grade students who are at risk of not pursuing college.
To identify and assist 6th-12th-grade students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.
Statement of Free Expression
Florida Gulf Coast University vigorously protects freedom of inquiry and expression and categorically expects civility and mutual respect to be practiced by faculty, students and staff in all deliberations on its campus. As such, the FGCU Community as well as the Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees shares the commitment of the State University System of Florida and the Florida Board of Governors to civil discourse and endorses their commitment with this Statement of Free Expression.