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Staying Informed

Want to have a better understanding of the challenges that new students typically face in their first year of college and learn how you can help your student successfully meet these challenges? Check out our Family Business Newsletter for information on upcoming campus events, important dates and deadlines, and opportunities for campus involvement!

This month, we focus on the student preparing for course registration and for final exams as the end of their first year of college approaches. To find out how you can assist your student with these issues, download our Family Business Newsletter:

FGCU April Family Business Newsletter

If you are not on the New Student Programs electronic distribution list, but would like to receive montly notifications from our office, please fill out the Parent Contact Form and return it to


New Student Programs is on Social Media!

Log on to Facebook and like the New Student Programs page! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @FGCU_NSP. We will post reminders, announcements, and keep you up-to-date with what is going on at FGCU. Please encourage your students to follow us too, so they also receive current information.


Helpful Links for Parents and Family Members:                               Family Business Newsletter Archive:

  • Student Health Services                                                                                                        March Newsletter
  • Academic Advising                                                                                                                    February Newsletter
  • Center for Academic Achievement                                                                                     January Newsletter                                                                                                                                                                                        December Newsletter                                                                                                                                                                                    November Newsletter                                                                                                                                                                                     October Newsletter                                                                                                                                                                                         Aug/Sep. Newsletter