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  • First Year Advising
    Components of a Degree Resources Frequently Asked Questions FGCU Main Campus McTarnaghan Hall Suite 229 Mailing Address Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Boulevard South Fort Myers FL 33965 6565 800 590 3428 FGCU Main Office McTarnaghan Hall 229 Hours Mon Fri 8 00AM 5 00PM 239 590 7875 239 590 7862 fax South Village Office Eagle Hall 4001 4th floor Hours Mon Thur 8 AM 7 PM Fri 8 AM 5 PM 239 745 4300 239 745 4336 fax Contact Email freshmanadvising fgcu edu email response time may be up to 1 2 business days Policies and Procedures During Eagle View Orientation we didn t spend a lot of time reviewing a number of university policies and requirements that may impact you during your time at FGCU We strongly recommend that you take some time to review the following links for more information about FGCU academic policies procedures and requirements and contact First Year Advising if you have any questions Communication and Computation Skills requirement To receive a Bachelor s degree in the state of Florida all students must meet the Communication and Computation Skills requirement Excess hours surcharge policy For students entering the university after Fall 2012 any hours attempted in excess of 110 of those needed to complete the degree are considered excess and will be subject to a 100 surcharge Grade Forgiveness policy Students can use grade forgiveness on two different courses taken at FGCU provided the original grade in a course was below a C and the grade obtained through the second attempt of the same course is higher than the first Repeat course surcharge policy On the third attempt of the same course at FGCU including grades of W and I a surcharge will be applied to the total fees for the course Student

    Original URL path: http://www.fgcu.edu/Advising/policies-and-procedures.html (2016-02-07)
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  • First Year Advising
    Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Boulevard South Fort Myers FL 33965 6565 800 590 3428 FGCU Main Office McTarnaghan Hall 229 Hours Mon Fri 8 00AM 5 00PM 239 590 7875 239 590 7862 fax South Village Office Eagle Hall 4001 4th floor Hours Mon Thur 8 AM 7 PM Fri 8 AM 5 PM 239 745 4300 239 745 4336 fax Contact Email freshmanadvising fgcu edu email response time may be up to 1 2 business days Advisement Preparation Building Your Course Schedule Here are some resources that will help you understand the requirements for your degree and what coursework you already have completed through Accelerated Credit identify what courses are being offered in a given term and access Gulfline to register for your courses Major Tracks review recommended courses for majo r Review Your Degree Audit Degree Works Review General Education Checklist Review course descriptions Course Search look up Course Reference Numbers Gullfine login add drop classes Determine Accelerated Credits AP IB AICE CLEP View web search tutorials If you need to refresh your memory about how to search for courses or how to register for courses in Gulfline here are several helpful tutorials Course Searches Course Attribute Searches Web Registration Schedule Confirmation Corequisite Prerequisite Registration Error Sample Building a balanced schedule Transcript Viewing Instructions Hold Viewing Instructions Sign up for FGCU text message alerts Assess your Eagle View Orientation Experience here requires student UIN Preparing for an advising appointment It is important that you are fully prepared to meet with your academic advisor Here is some information about your responsiblities as a student in the advisor advisee relationship Before each advising appointment you should 1 Check your holds via GULFLINE under Menus Student Financial Aid Student Records prior to advisement 2 If any holds exist other

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  • First Year Advising
    maintains minimum test score requirements for admission If your SAT ACT scores are below these minimums in any of the three basic areas sentence skills reading or mathematics you are considered to be remedial in that area and must address this issue as soon as possible so that you have the academic skills necessary to be successful in college Options for meeting remediation Many students resolve their remedial academic areas by retaking the ACT or the SAT to raise their scores to the minimum acceptable level for admission to the university These scores include Mathematics ACT 19 or above SAT 440 or above Sentence Skills English ACT English 17 or above SAT Reading 440 or above Reading ACT Reading 19 or above SAT Reading 440 or above Some students will try to meet remediation by taking the College Placement Test Accuplacer prior to attending Eagle View Orientation Minimum scores on the CPT that are needed to meet remediation include Elementary Algebra CPT score of 72 or higher English Sentence Skills CPT score of 83 or higher Reading CPT score of 83 or higher If you wish to attempt the CPT through the FGCU Testing Center prior to attending orientation you MUST contact us first in order to be given a referral The FGCU testing office will not schedule anyone to take the CPT without an advisor referral You may also take the CPT at your local state college community college or 4 year college university If you take the CPT at another institution test results must be faxed directly from the testing center where the test was administered to FGCU s Testing Office at 239 590 7732 NOTE You will have the opportunity to take the CPT in each subject area for which you are remedial when you attend Eagle

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  • First Year Advising
    raise your cumulative GPA to above 2 0 to clear yourself from Academic Warning Keep the following suggestions in mind If you are not a morning person and you will likely skip morning classes don t sign up for an 8 00 am class If you struggle with longer courses taught twice a week schedule classes that meet three times per week for an hour If you struggle with courses in particular subject areas like the natural sciences consider taking a semester off from science and enroll in courses in which you are more confident After a bad semester you may be tempted to enroll in more classes in an effort to make up credits Be careful not to overload yourself It is wiser to take fewer courses and do well in them than it is to take a larger course load and do poorly If you do not need to be full time for financial aid or insurance eligibility consider taking fewer credits Meet with your academic advisor and the CAA as soon as possible so that you have a wider range of course options Remember you will not be able to register unless you are also in compliance with CAA s retention program so complete the required module in CANVAS as soon as possible so you can work with the CAA and First Year Advising You will also not be permitted to register if you have additional holds other than the Academic Standing Hold You are advised to view and resolve active holds as soon as possible Be aware of important deadlines You have the week of add drop to attend class review syllabi and make sure you are comfortable with the instructor subject matter and course content If you have concerns about your potential for success in any of your courses consider making schedule changes with your advisor before the end of the first week of classes As a last resort you may withdraw from a course with no academic penalty and no refund prior to the posted deadline Consult the official academic calendar for posted deadlines Use Grade Forgiveness If you have taken an FGCU course and received a grade of C or lower you may repeat the course in a future semester at FGCU for grade forgiveness The old grade will be removed from your GPA and the new grade will be applied to your grade point average providing the quickest way to improve your GPA You will need to submit a Grade Forgiveness form to the Registrar s Office by the deadline noted on the academic calendar for the semester you retake the course It would be wise to consult with an academic advisor about whether you should apply grade forgiveness for a given course Frequently Asked Questions I have met with the CAA and my advisor why do I still have a hold on my registration The hold will remain on your student record until your cumulative GPA reaches at least a 2

    Original URL path: http://www.fgcu.edu/Advising/academicnoticewarningprobation.asp (2016-02-07)
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  • First Year Advising
    a minor Where can I find the minors offered at FGCU How do I declare a minor A full list of all minors offered at FGCU can be found in the Academic Catalog Students are able to declare a minor once they transition out of First Year Advising and into the College which houses their major open What is Grade Forgiveness and how can I use it to raise my Grade Point Average GPA Grade Forgiveness allows students to retake a course and replace their previously earned grade with their newly earned grade in their overall cumulative GPA Students who wish to utilize Grade Forgiveness must have earned an original grade of C or lower in their first attempt of a couse taken at FGCU and the grade earned in the second attempt of the same course must be higher than the first grade earned in the course All grades will remain on the academic transcript but the grade received on the first attempt will not be calculated into the student s GPA The original course will be annotated with E to indicate that the course has been subsequently repeated and excluded from the GPA calculation The repeated course will be annotated with I to indicate a repeat course and is included in the GPA calculation Grade Forgiveness can be used a maximum of two times throughout a student s academic career at FGCU Students are encouraged to submit the Grade Forgiveness form signed by an advisor to the Office of the Registrar McTarnaghan Hall 116 prior to the deadline noted in the academic calendar for the given semester If a student forgets to submit a Grade Forgiveness form within the semester they are repeating the course the form may also be submitted in a later semester and still be processed but the cumulative GPA will not change until the end of the semester in which the form was submitted open I have hold on my account that is preventing me from registering for classes How do I find out what this hold means and how I remove it from my account The university has a set of holds that they can use to ensure that you meet your financial and personal obligations to the university Most of these holds prevent students from registering for additional semesters until they are resolved Information regarding hold types offices that placed the hold and hold resolution information can be found here and by clicking on the Holds Matrix on the View Holds page in Gulfline open I know that students are required to complete 9 credit hours of summer course work Do I have to complete these credits at FGCU No Undergraduate students entering FGCU with fewer than 60 semester hours of credit must enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours of college coursework during one or more summer sessions prior to graduation This information can be found here through the Academic Catalog These 9 credits can be completed either on campus

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  • First Year Advising
    to make the change on their own through Gulfline Students should consult the academic calendar regarding the end of the add drop period the last day to withdraw without academic penalty and the deadline for a complete withdrawal for a given semester Students seeking approval from an instructor for a class add should have the instructor sign in the designated area within the add drop form Students seeking approval for a course offered by the Lutgert College of Business add should contact a business advisor 239 590 7302 instead of the instructor To withdraw from all classes students should use the withdrawal form Authorization to Release Information to a Third Party Form According to the Family Education Rights Privacy Act FERPA if students want to provide access to their educational financial aid and business office records to any outside party typically family members they must grant permission for each specific individual in writing through this authorization form which is submitted to and maintained by the Office of the Registrar Permissions granted by the student with this form are not permanent and may be rescinded at the student s request at any time Change of Major Form The change of major form is used to declare a major and must be submitted to a first year advisor or a college advisor Having a major declared by the beginning of the sophomore year is recommended to maintain a timely graduation date Fee Adjustment Request Form Students with extenuating circumstances such as illness or hospitalization who withdraw from one or more courses during a semester can use this form to seek an adjustment of the fees associated with those courses Fee adjustment requests should be submitted to the Office of the Registrar with accompanying documentation of extenuating circumstances and a statement offering clarification of a student s rationale for seeking fee adjustment Fee adjustment requests are reviewed by a committee and their decision is final Registration Form Students may use this form to work out their schedule before completing the course registration process in Gulfline If a student is meeting with an advisor to discuss course selection for the upcoming semester this form should be completed first Request for Reinstatement of Registration Form This form is used when a student is cancelled from their course registration due to non payment of tuition and fees by the fee payment deadline as noted on the official academic calendar Students must submit this form to the Office of the Registrar along with accompanying documentation for why the tuition was not paid on time Students who have been cancelled for non payment should continue to attend classes but must submit this form and resolve outstanding tuition and fee payments with the cashier s office within 30 days of registration cancellation Reinstatement will also require payment of a late fee penalty in addition to all outstanding tuition and fees Schedule Block Sheet This scheduling sheet is a good tool to lay out your schedule by day and time

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  • First Year Advising
    Students Students on Academic Notice Warning Probation Frequently Asked Questions Forms Transitioning Students What is Transitioning Why Students Transition Requirements for Transitioning Transition Preparation Transition Process Parents and Guests The Advising Process How I Can Help Academics at FGCU The Components of a Degree Resources Frequently Asked Questions FGCU Main Campus McTarnaghan Hall Suite 229 Mailing Address Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Boulevard South Fort Myers FL 33965 6565 800 590 3428 FGCU Main Office McTarnaghan Hall 229 Hours Mon Fri 8 00AM 5 00PM 239 590 7875 239 590 7862 fax South Village Office Eagle Hall 4001 4th floor Hours Mon Thur 8 AM 7 PM Fri 8 AM 5 PM 239 745 4300 239 745 4336 fax Contact Email freshmanadvising fgcu edu email response time may be up to 1 2 business days What is Transitioning The majority of First Time in College freshman students are advised by First Year Advising FYA during their first semester of enrollment at Florida Gulf Coast University The process of the advising transition refers to a formal shift in who advises FTIC students during their second semester of enrollment and through the point of graduation Students transition from being advised by

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    Transitioning Students What is Transitioning Why Students Transition Requirements for Transitioning Transition Preparation Transition Process Parents and Guests The Advising Process How I Can Help Academics at FGCU The Components of a Degree Resources Frequently Asked Questions FGCU Main Campus McTarnaghan Hall Suite 229 Mailing Address Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Boulevard South Fort Myers FL 33965 6565 800 590 3428 FGCU Main Office McTarnaghan Hall 229 Hours Mon Fri 8 00AM 5 00PM 239 590 7875 239 590 7862 fax South Village Office Eagle Hall 4001 4th floor Hours Mon Thur 8 AM 7 PM Fri 8 AM 5 PM 239 745 4300 239 745 4336 fax Contact Email freshmanadvising fgcu edu email response time may be up to 1 2 business days Why Students Transition First Time in College freshmen students who are in good standing after their first semester of enrollment will transition to college advising during their second semester at FGCU This transition to college advising allows students to gain more specific guidance in understanding academic requirements for their major and with academic planning to support timely progress toward completion of their degree College advisors also provide information to help students understand academic policies in

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