What Students Love About GCU

Posted on February 11, 2019  in  [ GCU Experience ]

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, GCU students are even more thankful for all the things they love about their university. From the abundance of campus dining options to the amazing student body culture, students at GCU have lots to love about their campus.


Let’s take a look at some of student’s favorite things about their school.


One of GCU student’s favorite parts of living at GCU is the great dining options available. GCU hosts a number of on-campus restaurants such as Chick-Fil-A, Subway and Qdoba. GCU has also welcomed some new restaurants to campus with the recent editions of Pita Jungle and Taco Bell. GCU continues to expand its food options, giving students more and more to love all the time.

On-Campus Living

Another thing GCU students love about their school is the on-campus housing options. GCU has a number of housing options for on-campus students. Whether they’re living in a dorm or an apartment, many students feel right at home living amongst their peers in the spacious bedrooms and common areas. Housing is something else that GCU is continuing to expand. They hope to build more apartment living on east campus later this year.

Campus Activities

From sporting events to outdoor recreation and everything in between, students love the activities available on campus. There really is something for everyone at GCU. If you love sports, check out GCU’s Intramural sports teams, or check out one of GCU’s legendary basketball games in the GCU Arena. If sports isn’t your thing, you can always check out a play at Ethington Theater or join the Creative Writing club, Write On. There are so many ways to get involved on campus and meet new friends, something GCU students love most of all.


While there is a lot to love about GCU, their student body community is probably the students’ favorite thing about GCU. The Christian culture and inviting student body, are sure to make all students feel welcome and accepted. Going to college can be tough, but GCU fosters a community that loves serving the Lord and making new friends.

If you are interested in learning more about all GCU’s campus has to offer or want to read more about GCU, check out our website.

Allison Richmond

Professional Writing Major ’19, Copywriter for GCU Blogs

Allison Richmond is an Arizona native and a junior at Grand Canyon University. She is currently earning her Bachelor of Science in English with an Emphasis in Professional Writing with a minor in marketing. She hopes to use her degree to pursue a career in journalism or advertising in order to share her ideas and creativity with the world. Allison has a passion for writing. She has gotten the opportunity to pursue this passion through writing for Odyssey Online, working on writing research with her professor and writing for the GCU blogs.

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