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Transfer Students

Transfer Student Orientation 

 Whether you are transferring from a local state college or another 4-year institution, we are excited you are one of FGCU's newest Eagles. Because you have completed some college already, our Transfer orientation programs are designed with a variety of students in mind.  

The Eagle View Orientation staff looks forward to providing you with critical information about completing your degree, answering your questions, and preparing you to be successful at FGCU. 

 Orientation Dates

Beginning mid-October 2023, students admitted for the Spring 2024 term with a paid admission deposit will receive an email with instructions for orientation registration. 

Day of the week Session Date Admit Term

April 21

Summer 2023
Thursday May 11 Summer/Fall 2023
Friday June 16 Summer/Fall 2023
Friday June 23 Summer/Fall 2023
Friday June 30 Fall 2023
Friday July 14 Fall 2023
Friday July 21 Fall 2023


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. Enroll in to 2 Factor Authentication (Duo Mobile)- Enrolling in two-factor authentication is mandatory for all students and provides an additional layer of security that guards your personal information in our University systems.

4. Pay your Admissions Deposit in Gulfline - Please note, you must wait 24-48 hours after you have paid your Admissions Deposit to sign in and register for an Orientation program (STEP 5). 

5. Log in to The Orientation Registration System and complete your orientation registration! 


Cost of Orientation

All Transfer or One-Day sessions cost a flat rate of $35.00 per admitted FGCU student and $15.00 per family member or guest. This fee will cover the costs of the orientation experience including program staffing, materials, and additional services.


Are you a Returning or FGCU Complete Student?

You have two options for completing Eagle View Orientation.

1. You may register, using the above directions, and complete the orientation program along with other incoming students.

2. You may complete our virtual orientation modules at your own pace. Please request this option by emailing us at orientation@fgcu.edu

Orientation Check List

  • Check your Email for more Information

  • Plan to participate in all aspects of the Orientation program

  • Submit your Immunization Records 

  • Declare your Residency

  • Submit your Photo for your Eagle ID

  • What you need on orientation day

  • Stay Connected