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Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety



Do I need a car on campus?

NO! There are lots of ways to get around. Even if you do bring a car to campus, you will want to check out these wallet friendly options.          

 Student Carpooling

 Wheeli logo

Wheeli is a carpooling app ONLY for college students that will be available to FGCU students starting in Fall 2016.  Wheeli connects students with cars and student passengers looking for rides.  Students split driving costs automatically and easily through the app. It's a great way to make new friends and reduce your carbon footprint by filling empty car seats.  

  • WHO: A safe network only for college students.
  • WHAT: An app for students to post and find rides, making carpooling easy.
  • WHERE: Drivers post rides and riders may request rides to get to and from campus, head to the beach, or travel home for breaks. 
  • WHEN: Whenever! Search for a ride, connect with students and travel together. It's that simple. 
  • WHY: Wheeli is the safe, cheap, and fun ride for college students.

Click here to sign up or get started by downloading the Wheeli app on your smartphone today.  



Zipcar logo

Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network and FGCU students and employees can become members to take advantage of this convenient transportation option.  The cars are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for students, faculty, and staff ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community ages 21 and over. The vehicles are conveniently located in parking lot 5 near the Cohen Center for easy pickup and return.

Join today at or download the Zipcar app on your smartphone and it will walk you through the "instant join and drive" process in less than 5 minutes. 

Learn more about setting up tax exempt business accounts for your department's university related travel by clicking here.



FGCU Parking Services 

Shuttles run between Main Campus and all residential housing areas during the Fall and Spring semester when classes are in session. See the routes in real-time on Double Map.

Please direct questions or report issues to Parking Services.

Phone: (239) 590-1912
Fax: (239) 590-1910


Gulf Coast Town Center Shuttle

Each year Gulf Coast Town Center provides a free shuttle service for the students of Florida Gulf Coast University. The shuttle will operate Thursdays from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. and Saturdays from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. on weeks that classes are in session.  There will be no shuttle service Thanksgiving break, spring break, or during final exams.  

Click here for the pickup and drop-off locations


 Pedal Power

FGCU Bike Loan

FGCU students can borrow a bike for up to a week at a time for free. Visit Campus Recreation's webpage to learn more!

Get a free Lee County Bike Map and check out BikeWalkLee’s resources and suggested bike routes


 Bus Service                                         

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 Students may ride at a discounted fare with a LeeTran student ID. LeeTran student IDs cost $1.00 and are valid until students graduate. Student IDs are available at LeeTran’s Rosa Parks Transportation Center. If you cannot make it to the Rosa Parks Transportation Center in person, please email a 2x2 inch passport style headshot of yourself to Katie Meckley ( from your EagleMail account so that she can assist you will getting a LeeTran student ID.

LeeTran student ID holders may purchase discounted fare passes at the FGCU Bookstore, Publix, and public libraries.

Route 60 stops on FGCU’s campus as shown in the image below and their System Map is available here

LeeTran Route 60-8.6.15


 LEED Parking Decal- Annual Permit Discount

To promote the use of low emitting and fuel efficient vehicles, preferred parking and discounted faculty/staff parking permits are available for certain vehicles.  Students, Faculty, and Staff members may check with Parking Services to determine if their vehicle qualifies for the special LEED Parking Decal.  To register a qualified vehicle, please complete the LEED Decal Request Form available at Parking Services.  The form, vehicle, and vehicle registration must be brought to Parking Services for verification and issuance of the LEED Parking Decal.