GCU Campus Tour
Immerse yourself in the Grand Canyon University (GCU) student experience by taking a guided tour from the best person to tell you about it: a student.
Tours depart from the Antelope Reception Center (ARC), located in the Student Advising Services Building. Our campus tour is a walking tour encompassing over 2.5 miles of our beautiful campus. Highlights will include previews of classrooms and labs, a residence hall suite, the Student Union and our newly opened Canyon Activity Center.
With our commitment to following CDC guidance for safety, GCU has made the thoughtful decision to adjust tour processes and offerings at this time.
In-person tours are currently canceled. As an alternative, we strongly encourage you to participate in our virtual GCU LIVE tours as a means to experience campus from your home using a smartphone or computer.
These are 90-minute interactive experiences led by a GCU Tour Guide that include a virtual tour of campus, program-specific information from a program expert, a Q&A with students and an admissions counselor on a panel. There are four tours daily with different program-specific experiences per day and time.
GCU LIVE Tours run Monday – Saturday. Sign up for a GCU LIVE Tour online today!
Student Tours Updates
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person tours are canceled. Click the link below to learn how to become a student at GCU.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ongoing, many GCU locations have altered events and schedules. Please visit gcu.edu/coronavirus for recent updates.
GCU's growing campus is an oasis in the heart of Phoenix. Explore our campus map before your visit so you can easily navigate our expansive grounds.
Google Map Tour
Get an aerial view of GCU's spacious campus, and expand the search area to see more of the surrounding neighborhood with a Google Map Tour.
Virtual Campus Tours
If you cannot travel to Phoenix, take a virtual tour for a look at our Student Union, residences, simulation labs and more.
GCU offers plenty of parking options for visitors, including garages and convenient surface lots throughout campus. If you have any questions, call 855-GCU-LOPE and ask for Parking Operations, or visit our parking webpage.
Enjoy a variety of dining options on GCU's campus, including popular national eateries. From Lopes Way to the Student Union and GCU Arena, there are plenty of places to grab a bite on campus with friends and family.
Located next to the Grand Canyon University Arena on our main campus, the Jerry Colangelo Museum pays tribute to Phoenix sports legend Jerry Colangelo through photos and mementos from his impressive career.
If you are visiting GCU, we encourage you to take full advantage of staying at the GCU Hotel. Located one mile from the GCU campus with affordable rates, the GCU Hotel offers convenience and an abundance of Lopes spirit.
Canyon 49 Grill
The Phoenix dining scene meets the GCU spirit at the Canyon 49 Bar and Grill. Located in the GCU Hotel lobby, experience great food and live entertainment at an affordable price. Check out our menu below.
With our commitment to following CDC guidance for safety, GCU has made the thoughtful decision to cancel upcoming Discover GCU events at this time. We encourage you to participate in our virtual GCU LIVE tours as a means to experience campus from your home. Visit gcu.edu/live to contact your admissions counselor and to learn more about GCU LIVE today!
Experience what it's like to be a GCU student with this free, two-day, campus visit where you will have the opportunity to stay overnight in a suite-style residence hall, tour campus, meet future Lopes and talk with your admissions counselor. We also offer program-specific Discover GCU events. These occur once during the fall and spring to help you align your interests and talents with your desired major and minor. Get started below, and talk to your admissions counselor to select your preferred event.