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Dean of Students’ Office Care Team


The Dean of Students’ Office Care Team (DOS Care Team) is a campus resource established to assist and support students by offering guidance, referrals, and any other feasible type of assistance needed to FGCU students. The DOS Care Team has been in existence for over three years and is currently comprised of eight full time staff in the Dean of Students' Office.

An assigned DOS Care Team member is available on a walk-in basis from 9:00am to 5:00 pm from Monday through Friday.

(The DOS Care Team is not a service to replace Counseling & Psychological Services, Academic Advising, University Police or other various student services.)

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The Eagles Take Care program works directly with undergraduate and graduate students to find solutions to academic, social and personal issues that may impact the potential for student success. The program was created to work with faculty, staff and students in identifying and addressing concerns BEFORE they reach a level involving possible conduct violations. To report matters related to Student Conduct, please use the Conduct Incident Reporting Form found at: Information and Incident Report Online Form

 How to Contact the DOS Care Team

 Visit the FGCU Cohen Center, Second floor, Room #288

Call (239) 590-7900 and you will be connected with a DOS Care Team member or Email

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Person of Concern Referral Form

Who should use this form?

This form is for the use of current students, faculty, or staff from Florida Gulf Coast University. Please provide detailed information regarding the concern you are reporting. Once the form is received, a member of the DOS Care Team will review the information and take appropriate action, which may or may not include contacting the student, you, and any others you have identified. If you have any questions related to completing an Eagles Take Care Reporting Form, please call (239) 590-7900 or email

The Care Team is not for emergencies

If a student poses an immediate threat to themselves or others, please call University Police at (239) 590-1911.

If you believe a student is in need of immediate psychological help, please call Counseling & Psychological Services at (239) 590-7950. The 24 telephone help line is 2239-745-EARS (3277)

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