Learning Resources

Grand Canyon University (GCU) is proud to offer a wide variety of learning resources to help you succeed in all of your classes. Need help with the content? We offer content support and helpful guides to support you in your success.  

Looking for other resources? Whether you need tech support, library resources, course materials or information about our campus policies, these pages below can help make your search quick and easy.

Student Portal

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Ready to get started in your classes? Access our online learning portal to review class assignments, join discussions and more.

Access Portal



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Conveniently access the extensive learning resources in our online library, and get information about library services.

Visit Library


Student Success Center

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Need help getting started on your paper? Access information about requirements for formal papers, assignments and projects.

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University Policy Handbook

Access essential information about GCU's academic policies and procedures, including the University Policy Handbook.

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Academic Catalog

Get information about degree programs, individual courses, college mission statements and more in the GCU Academic Catalog.

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Academic Integrity

Learn about the importance of academic integrity and the academic standards GCU expects of our students and their work.

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Tech Support

Our technical resources can help you get started with online learning or get back on track if you are unable to gain access.

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Request a Transcript

Current and former students can request an official transcript from GCU by following several easy steps. Find out more.

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DC Network

Create and share content with other doctoral learners and faculty. Log in to the online learning community to get started.

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Academic & Career Excellence Center

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ACE is home of academic resources, career resources, campus service hours scheduling, First Year Experience and more!

This collection of institutional resources provides a variety of services to both campus and online students, including one-on-one study sessions with a LEAD.

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Learning Management System

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The Learning Management System (LMS) is where you manage all of your online educational activities as a GCU student.

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Canyon Connect

Track the status of all your required course materials for classes on Canyon Connect. You will find out if you need to get a textbook, whether it is available as a download and the status of the material.


The statuses that will be displayed are:

  • Print Text Required - A textbook must be purchased.
  • No Text Required - No textbook is needed.
  • Digital - Your course requires digital material that is available on the Learning Management System.

For your convenience, we have compiled the answers to some common questions.

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