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). Student Affairs is home to several key departments on campus, including Residence Life, Spiritual Life, Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Career Resources. Each department plays a key role in providing you with everything you need to find academic success while enjoying the comforts of our campus community.
The Student Affairs division exists to serve the Grand Canyon University student population from a Christian perspective that honors God and others. Student Affairs carries out this mission through providing students with relevant co-curricular activities, meaningful engagement in their surrounding community and personal preparation for their future career
Check back here for information about upcoming events and opportunities on campus.
Read through the Resource Guide for essential information on what to bring to campus, how to get involved and where to find academic support.
- We will equip student leaders to have a positive impact on the university community.
- We will provide an atmosphere that supports respect toward others.
- We will promote community development through personal responsibility.
- We will foster an environment that is fun, safe and encouraging.
- We will prepare students to be contributing citizens in a diverse
The Department of Residence Life not only handles the logistics of campus housing across GCU, but is also responsible for residence hall programming and staffing. Explore our suite-style residence halls, find important dates
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
What makes Lope Life so great? The Department of Student Engagement is here to help you find out! From planning exciting events to helping you get involved in clubs and intramurals, our department is committed to enhancing the campus experience. We also host one of the biggest events of the year, Welcome Week!
Diversity and Inclusion
GCU values every student and employee; therefore, we are committed to building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community for all. The Department of Diversity and Inclusion supports this commitment through education and opportunities for open dialogue to build awareness, understanding, respect and compassion.
GCU's nationally-recognized, intercollegiate club sports teams offer a highly competitive alternative to our NCAA Division I athletic teams. Club sports athletes have access to high-quality facilities and receive coaching from top-level teams.
Dining on Campus
Hungry? Need to grab a quick snack in between classes? GCU offers multiple dining options across campus, including popular eateries at Lopes Way, the Student Union and Thunder Alley.
Be sure to stay up to date with GCU’s academic policies, requirements and regulations, along with the academic calendar, so you can be informed of important dates throughout the school year.
Parents play a vital role in our campus community. Check out our parent resources for information about getting involved at GCU, connecting with your student, helping your student transition to campus and more.