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First Year Advising

First Year Advising - Florida Gulf Coast University

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First Year Advising
Admitted Students
Enrolled Students
Transitioning Students
Parents and Guests

FGCU Main Campus
McTarnaghan Hall Suite 229

Mailing Address
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(800) 590-3428(FGCU)

Main Office
McTarnaghan Hall 229
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM
(239) 590-7875
(239) 590-7862 {fax}

South Village Office
Eagle Hall 4001 (4th floor)
Hours: Mon-Thur 8 AM - 7 PM &
  Fri 8 AM - 5 PM
(239) 745-4300
(239) 745-4336 {fax}

Contact Email
*email response time may be up to 1-2 business days.

Advising Resources



Guidance on how to search for classes & web register: 
Review academic advising detailed resources on the Advisement Preparation website.

View "Wish I knew this first semester" presentation

Degree works - Students can also learn how to run their own Degree Audit through FGCU's Degree Works program accessible within Gulfline. 

Tools for Major and Career Investigation:

My Plan - Explore online career assessments and career information resources.

Major track course recommendations - chart course scheduling and explore curriculum from the freshmen - senior years.

Selecting a Major Guide - FGCU Career Development Services resource.

What can I do with this major: resource tool - Outlines common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.  Identify professional organizations affiliated with majors and related professions.
*This resource was created by the University of Tennessee and is NOT a listing of FGCU majors. There are majors listed in this resource that are not offered by FGCU. 

What can I do with a major in... - Learn how majors can bridge to careers and view streaming videos for career insight/perspective.

Major & Career Guidance- Explore resources to help with the major/career selection and exploration process.

Eagle Parent Resources/Guidance on Majors/Careers - Parents- explore resources and suggestions to assist your student with the major and career exploration process.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Florida Virtual College -Transient enrollment instructions:

Florida Virtual College (FLVC) transient enrollment instructions for enrollment at all Florida state colleges and universities outside of FGCU.

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