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Student Affairs

Welcome to Student Affairs. Our goal is to provide you with resources across campus that help enrich both the student experience and campus life here at Grand Canyon University (GCU). Our department is home to nine offices on campus, each of which plays a key role in providing you with everything you need to find academic success while enjoying the comforts of our campus community. 

We also host Welcome Week, one of our biggest events of the year! During Welcome Week, we kick off the start of the school year with events on campus that help welcome all of students, new and returning, to campus.

We hope we can provide you with everything you need to immerse yourself in Lope Life and enjoy a full campus experience!


Welcome Programs

The Office of Welcome Programs is here to make sure you have everything you to need to transition to life in Lope Country. We host New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, Spring Welcome and Family Weekend where you can get connected to our campus life and community. Our student leaders are "Welcome Pros," and they work beyond these events to help you get connected and make friends at GCU. We are also home to Parent and Family Programs, and we're glad to support our families through the Parent Council, our monthly e-newsletter, Parent Connection Facebook page and more.

Visit our site, follow us on social media or come by our office in Juniper Hall so we can get to know you! 

Welcome to Lope Country! 

Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life not only handles the logistics of campus housing across the university, but is also responsible for residence hall programming and staffing. Explore our suite-style residence halls to learn more about living on GCU's campus.

Spiritual Life

At GCU, we believe having the opportunity to explore what it looks like to follow God is critical, and college is a key time when students engage in this process. The Department of Spiritual Life is here to support you by providing spiritual formation opportunities during your time on campus.

Student Engagement

What makes Lope Life so great? The Office of Student Engagement is here to help you find out! From planning exciting events to helping you get involved in clubs and intramurals, our office is committed to enhancing the campus experience.

Career Resources

Career Resources is here to help you prepare to make the transition from student life to a career. We offer online resource tools, workshops, student employment opportunities, companies on campus events and much more.

Dining on Campus

Hungry? Need to grab a quick snack or a cup of coffee in between classes? GCU offers multiple dining options across campus, including popular eateries on the new Lopes Way and in Thunder Alley and the Student Union.