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First Year Experience


Immerse yourself in a learning opportunity with your peers to have an unforgettable experience before classes even begin. Choose your experience from the list below and register before seats are filled. All of these opportunities are exclusively available to the Class of 2026.

  • Academic Research

  • Business

  • Education

  • Engineering & Construction Management

  • Pre-Med

  • Resort and Hospitality Management

  • Sustainability


The cost of attendance for each program is $20 (non-refundable), but students who are unable to pay the cost of attendance are able to request a fee waiver by emailing fye@fgcu.edu.


Faculty and Staff Resources

Want to partner with FYE to host an Immersive Experience? We encourage campus partners who are interested in hosting an Immersive Experience for the Class of 2026 to complete the Interest Form below so we can discuss your idea and begin the planning and development process.

Interest Form