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Distance Learning at FGCU

Distance Learning at FGCU

FloridaShines Login


How to Get to FloridaShines

Visit the FloridaShines website at

How to Log Into the FloridaShines website

You will need your Gulfline login. The Gulfline login consists of the following:

  1. User ID (Student ID) is a nine digit number
  2. The PIN (Personal Identification Number).

The User ID (UIN) and PIN are assigned during the course of the application process through the admissions office.

Forgot your PIN?

Because the PIN acts as the student’s electronic signature, and protected under University policy and Federal law, PIN numbers will not be given out via telephone, fax, or email. Students who forget their PIN should use the following procedure to reset their PIN.

  1. Go to the Gulfline website at
  2. Click the “Login to Gulfline” link
  3. Click the "Forgot PIN?" link and follow instructions given

For additional assistance with your Gulfline login User ID and Pin, contact the Office of the Registrar at (239) 590-7980 or 888-373-2040. You can send an email to If you experience problems while registering via Gulfline, refer to Registration Troubleshooting at