Visit Grand Canyon University's Campus
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!
We offer various types of guided walking tours. Whether you’re looking for an in-depth immersive experience to see all that GCU has to offer, or you’re looking for a quick overview through the heart of our campus, we would love to showcase our beautiful campus to you! We also offer Spanish and academic program of interest tours, which are available upon request.
Tours depart from the Antelope Reception Center (ARC), located in the Student Advising Services Building.
Campus is open for tours and/or meetings with university admissions counselors upon appointment. Schedule your visit today through the link in the Visit Campus section.
If you would like to take a tour of GCU from home, participate in our online GCU LIVE Streaming tours to experience campus using a smartphone or computer. These are real-time interactive campus tours led by a GCU tour guide.
Sign up for a GCU LIVE Streaming Tour online today!
Take a Tour
Ready to see what GCU is all about? Schedule a visit for you and your family to experience campus together. All campus tours are available by appointment.
|Monday – Saturday||Various times|
Spanish and academic program of interest tours available upon request
|Monday – Thursday||8 am – 8 pm|
|Friday||8 am – 6 pm|
|Saturday||9 am – 3 pm|
|New Year's Day Observed||Jan. 3|
|Martin Luther King Day||Jan. 17|
|President's Day||Feb. 21|
|Good Friday||April 15|
|Memorial Day||May 30|
|Independence Day||July 4|
|Labor Day||Sept. 5|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov. 24|
|Day After Thanksgiving||Nov. 25|
|Christmas Eve Observed||Dec. 23|
|Christmas Day Observed||Dec. 26|
|New Year's Eve Observed||Dec. 30|
The ARC is closed on holidays, special occasions and Mondays at 11 am for Chapel when class is in session fall and spring semesters.
We will do our best to accommodate your tour requests, but we may need to consider alternate dates. Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate special visit requests that require:
- Special facility tours
- Overnight accommodations
- Transportation to and from campus
We offer group tours to interested middle schoolers, high school students, college transfer students and much more! Visit the group tour page for more information and to request a visit.
Take a tour of GCU’s campus without leaving your home. Our live and virtual tours provide alternative options for viewing the campus.Start Touring Now
While you wait for your in-person tour or GCU LIVE Streaming tour, you can watch GCU’s episode of The College Tour right now. In just under an hour, you’ll get an in-depth peek into life at GCU from real students and staff.
GCU Campus Map
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.
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.
Campus Visitation Programs
Experience what it's like to be a GCU student with this all-expense paid1 campus visit where you will have an opportunity to tour campus, meet other future Lopes and learn about your program of interest. Get started below, or to learn more about your eligibility, speak with your admissions counselor today.
1 Restrictions for travel reimbursement may apply
Things to Do at GCU
GCU offers a wide variety of recreational and educational experiences on or near campus. Don't forget to visit these attractions to see how GCU is expanding as well as positively impacting the surrounding community.
As you prepare for your visit to GCU, find out how our education and experience can help equip you for your future.