As a registered student, you are responsible for knowing information pertaining to Grand Canyon University's (GCU) academic policies. If you are not in compliance with policies, requirements or regulations, it may impact your enrollment and ability to graduate from GCU. Browse to find more information about the University Policy Handbook, accreditation, state authorizations and GCU's policies.

Title IX prohibits sexual discrimination in education programs that receive federal funding. GCU is committed to upholding this policy and students' rights under Title IX.

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Grand Canyon University Accreditations, Authorizations, and Approvals

Grand Canyon University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1968. GCU is also authorized by in Arizona by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. Accreditations speak to the quality of the University and its academic programs and can represent acknowledgment by peer institutions of meeting set criteria or standards.

Policy Handbooks

Academic Calendar

Our academic calendar provides important dates that you need to know as a GCU student.



Consumer Information

GCU compiles data and maintains reports to help you decide if GCU is a good match to help you achieve your academic goals. Take a look at the helpful reports and links below to see if we can help you fulfill your academic achievements.

To request a copy of any of our consumer information reports, call 855-GCU-LOPE.

In addition, we provide the following links to help you compare educational institutions and learn more about GCU.