Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a member of several national associations to promote the highest standards in education and sports. These associations speak to our commitment of providing a quality education and adhering to the principles of athletic competition.
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
GCU is a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, whose mission is to “serve and advance higher education by providing leadership in academic and enrollment services.”
Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
GCU is a member of the Association of American Colleges & Universities, a national association whose mission is “advancing the democratic purposes of higher education by promoting equity, innovation and excellence in liberal education.”
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
GCU is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, whose mission is to empower individuals and organizations to practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
GCU is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, a national association committed to promoting academic quality through accreditation. For more information about GCU’s relation with CHEA and other accrediting bodies, view our accreditation page.
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
GCU is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), which is an organization providing leadership and sectorwide guidance on accounting, finance and tax issues in higher education.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
GCU Athletics sponsors 21 intercollegiate sport programs that operate under the guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I governance structure for eligibility to participate. GCU sports programs are members of the Western Athletic Conference with federated membership with the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in the sport of men's volleyball and independent membership for beach volleyball.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I
700 W. Washington St.
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46202
WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET)
GCU is a member of the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, which is a national, member-based organization committed to improving the quality of technology-enhanced learning programs.