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Housing and Residence Life

Housing and Residence Life

Why Live On Campus


Living on campus makes college life easier. Need help with a roommate issue? Need something fixed? Need some advise on tackling a tough class? The Office of Housing & Residence Life staff are here to help with those nagging issues that make college life difficult. Our professional live-in staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist residents with any type of question or concern.

Live Where you Learn

LIVE CLOSELive Close Out of bed and to class within minutes! No worries about finding a parking space, sitting in traffic and wondering if you are going to make it to class on time.  In addition, you have the convenience of living close to the library, student union, fitness center, aquatics center, and all other campus facilities. Don't feel like walking? The Eagle Express is there to shuttle you to and from campus.
LIVE SMARTLive Smart Research of college students across the nation indicates that students who live on campus are more satisfied with their college experience, earn higher grade point averages, and are more likely to graduate.
LIVE WITH FRIENDSLive with Friends At North Lake, West Lake and South Village, your roommates will be FGCU students only. The friendships built in the residence halls and through social activities in the halls can be friendships that last a lifetime.
LIVE SAFELive Safe Campus safety is a priority at North Lake, West Lake and South Village. Housing staff members and University Police are available 24 hours a day to make sure residents feel safe in and around their residence halls.  Residents should also take comfort in knowing emergency call boxes and blue poles are located throughout the communities and campus should the need arise.
LIVE SUPPORTEDLive Supported Our dedicated professional and student staff members are available 24-7 to handle emergencies or just to answer a question. Our staff members work together with our residents to build and maintain a feeling of community in the halls through social, academic & community programming.
LIVE CONNECTEDLive Connected Don't know where to turn when obstacles arise? Our staff has a direct line to the resources you may need, such as the Dean of Students' Office, Student Support Services, Office of Counseling, Health Services and many others. You will live connected with our high-speed internet service for each resident.
LIVE WITH OPPORTUNITIESLive with Opportunities At North Lake, West Lake and South Village, you have opportunities to participate in residence hall activities such as Eagle Extravaganza, Housing Luau and individual hall programs. For those interested in leadership roles, there are opportunities through RHA, Judicial Council, Wellness and Honors Committee, and becoming a Resident Assistant.
LIVE IT UP!!!Live it Up! Make the most of your FGCU experience by living ON CAMPUS!