The Office of Institutional Effectiveness oversees a number of critical programs and services that play a key role in student success. These programs enrich our campus life and give you the resources you need to thrive during your time at Grand Canyon University (GCU). Our goal is to provide you with opportunities to help you get the most out of your college experience.

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To learn more about the Office of Institutional Effectiveness or learn more about any of our departments, contact us at 855-GCU-LOPE.

Honors College

If you are looking to challenge yourself and meet other like-minded students, GCU’s Honors College offers you that opportunity. Get more information about the curriculum and criteria.

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a great way to immerse yourself in another culture while still taking classes toward your GCU degree. Learn more about your study abroad opportunities at GCU.

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First Year Experience

The First Year Experience team helps develop both success and community among new students. See how you can benefit from the First Year Experience.

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Lifelong Learning Assessment

The Lifelong Learning Assessment allows you to earn up to eight general education or elective credits. Explore the criteria to see if you may qualify.

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GCU Learning Lounge

At the GCU Learning Lounge, you can receive one-on-one tutoring from excelling GCU students to help you succeed in your toughest classes.

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The Office of Assessment

The Office of Assessment helps institute effective learning across the university. Find out more about assessment at GCU.

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Content Clinics

Content clinics offer you the chance to gather with a group of peers outside the classroom to receive extra help from subject matter experts. These instructor-led help sessions encourage you to gather with fellow Lopes to tackle your toughest subjects.

Content clinics include:

  • A complete schedule with session topic, day, time, location and instructor
  • The chance to focus on weekly topics in the most challenging courses
  • Academic assistance and support conducted by faculty and instructional assistants