First Time In College Student Orientation

Welcome Class of 2024

First Time in College (FTIC)  students who are admitted for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters will attend a two-day Eagle View Orientation program that will acquaint incoming students to FGCU.  We understand that this next step and becoming an Eagle can feel a little overwhelming. You probably have a lot of questions already. Be sure to explore the rest of our website to learn more about the orientation and transition process. 

Orientation Dates

Registration for these Orientation programs will open during the second week of February.

Students will be sent an email when registration goes live.

First Time In College (FTIC) students who are admitted for the summer or fall 2020 terms will attend a 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. 

Days Session Date Admit Term
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



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. Log in and complete your orientation registration!   

Cost of Orientation

Your orientation fee covers the costs of providing the Orientation experience, including facility rentals, materials provided, trained staff to assist in your transition to FGCU, overnight accommodations, meals and snacks, and programming throughout students' first year. 

$35.00 - Orientation Fee

$30.00 - First Year Experience Programming Cost 

$20.00 - Meals (Dinner on Day 1 & Breakfast on Day 2) and Snacks 

$25.00 - Overnight Accommodations

Total: $110

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!

  • Plan to Attend Both Days of Eagle View Orientation 

  • Submit your Immunizations Records

  • Prepare for the Academic Components of Orientation 

  • Pack for Orientation

  • Prepare to Obtain your Parking Pass

  • Download Important Apps You Will Use at Orientation