Protect The Nest

FGCU is committed to keeping our community safe

Together we are stronger. And together we will protect the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community while we fulfill our mission to educate and enlighten.

As of April 5th, everyone over 18 years of age are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine.

Vaccine Resources

Printable Vaccine Forms

Vaccine on FGCU's Campus
Vaccine form graphic


  • FAQ for Pfizer 2nd Dose Vaccine Clinics on Campus  

Campus Visitors

Due to COVID-19 safety measures, campus visitors are limited to those individuals with necessary business that cannot be completed by phone or other virtual options.

FGCU visitors must comply with all protective measures illustrated on Protect the Nest signage posted throughout campus.  This includes but is not limited to:

  • Wear a mask.
  • Maintain social distancing.
  • Limit elevator capacity to 2 people.

For further information concerning the protective measures and procedures to address the COVID-19 outbreak, please see the FGCU Fall 2020 COVID-19 Plan

We appreciate your cooperation as we strive to keep our campus and greater communities safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Protect The Nest Campaign Grand Prize Winners

Grand Prize Winners:

Steven Vittitoe
Grand Prize: $250 scholarship from the FGCU Foundation

Marisa Lapp
Grand Prize: Protect The Nest Gift Certificate Bundle (Includes (2) Florida Everblades tickets, $20 to KJ’s Steakhouse, Free Oil Change at Estero Bay Chevrolet, $10 to Skillets, $25 to Bahia Bowls, and $50 to Piercing Pagoda)

Omar Bernal
Grand Prize: $250 scholarship from the FGCU Foundation

Grand Prize Winners:

Michael Estes
Grand Prize: Protect The Nest Gift Certificate Bundle (Includes (2) Florida Everblades tickets, $20 to KJ’s Steakhouse, Free Oil Change at Estero Bay Chevrolet, $10 to Skillets, $25 to Luna Pizza, and $25 to Journeys)

Lauren Pugh
Grand Prize: Up to $250 Professional Development opportunity from Provost Rieger

Sandra Pavelka
Grand Prize: One Year Family and Friends level membership to Naples Botanical Gardens

How to Access the COVID-19 Daily Health Screening App Resources

The COVID-19 daily health screening link will be sent to your FGCU email each day as a convenient reminder. It can also be accessed through these convenient mobile or website options:


Note: You will be installing the Veoci app. *App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
*Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • MUST READ: What you need to know


Florida Gulf Coast University is posting campus-related COVID-19 positive cases that have been reported. Earlier cases were reported by campus messages, and details are available in the updates above.


Spring/Summer 2021 COVID-19 Plan

FGCU has implemented a wide array of health and safety measures. Learn more.



Protect the Nest phone graphic - Complete the Veoci app at least 5 days each week to be eligible for prizes.


See PTN Team Event Schedule

For Daily Health Screening App help and COVID medical questions call 239-590-1206

Screening App Tutorials


Introducing the Protect the Nest Team (PTN)

The Protect the Nest Team will be on campus at select activities to provide students with COVID-related information and answer questions to keep students healthy this semester. Watch for the PTN Team in tabling locations and activities each week.PTN Team


To assist you in assessing your health and keeping our community safe, FGCU is requiring all students, faculty, and staff to complete the COVID-19 daily health screening app questionnaire each day before you come to campus. FGCU has partnered with Veoci on this app.

Get Complete Details on Screening App



Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

FGCU’s leadership is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on a daily basis. Stay up to date on details and FGCU-related plans.
  • #146 - April 30, 2021 Update

  • #145 - April 23, 2021 Update

  • #144 - April 23, 2021 Update

Visit Corona Update Archive

Watch President Martin's Update | April 19

President Martin's COVID-19 video archive

Learn About Eagles Care

Symptomatic Testing for Students

Symptomatic COVID-19 testing is available through FGCU Student Health Services for the spring semester.

LEARN ABOUT SYMPTOMATIC TESTING For Students Florida Testing Sites Lee County Testing Locations