Grand Canyon University's main campus is truly an oasis in the heart of Phoenix. With new classroom buildings, popular dining options, sparkling swimming pools, athletic facilities and so much more, the GCU campus may be the perfect place to call home. With dual enrollment transfer credits and summer courses, you also have the opportunity to graduate faster, allowing you to enter the workforce sooner — and with less debt.
To help you get the most out of your college experience at GCU, our departments and offices on campus offer services, events and resources that can enhance your academic pursuits and help you experience Lope Life. The Office of Student Affairs can enhance your college experience as part of the campus community, while Student Success offers programs that can enrich your academic experience.
Discover GCU is now better than ever! This two-night, all-expenses-paid trip to sunny Arizona can allow you to experience life as a Lope first-hand.1 During your campus visit, you have the opportunity to:
- Learn details about your program of study
- Observe and connect with the GCU community
- Participate in hands-on academic activities
- Eat at popular campus dining spots
- See our sunny campus and resort-style living
While you’re planning your in-person visit to GCU, get a jump start right now by catching GCU’s episode of The College Tour. In just under an hour, you’ll get an in-depth peek into life at GCU from real students who were once considering GCU — just like you!
GCU’s Campus Life FAQs
Find the answers you need about joining GCU as a student on our Phoenix campus. Learn more about our campus life and campus degrees as you prepare to become a Lope.
GCU loves to pour into those students who truly care about the college and the work that they're doing on campus. If you get involved on campus and really care, you are practically handed opportunities on a silver platter.
Campus Life at GCU
Living life on campus at GCU can be an exciting time. GCU offers modern and secure campus housing as well as many academic, recreation and athletic clubs and events to fit a wide variety of interests. Find out more information about what it means to be a Lope at GCU.
Club sports are not regulated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and do not have varsity status at the intercollegiate athletic level. However, club sports are organized and administered by their respective national sport governing body. Learn more at GCUClubSports.com
High school students have the opportunity to earn credits early at GCU! Dual enrollment courses are taught online, at your high school or during the summer, providing convenient ways to earn college credits before you start college.
GCU offers many degree options through seven different colleges, as well as the GCU Honors College. Look through our degree offerings today to find what is right for you.
1 Travel reimbursement is only available to accepted prospective traditional campus students, plus one legal guardian, from a student’s home city/state to Phoenix, AZ. School/district/organizations staff, faculty and/or personnel are also eligible. To participate, the program requires a signed MOU by both the student and parent/guardian or personnel, approval of travel dates by GCU and receipts submitted per GCU requirements. Travel reimbursement thresholds vary based on location and education sector. Only one form of travel will be reimbursed, air OR ground. GCU does not reimburse hotel expenses, baggage costs, early check-in or travel insurance fees. Travel reimbursement usually occurs within 45 days.