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, the 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

Designed for students, faculty and staff, you can find an array of multi-disciplinary learning materials in our online resource center.

Visit the Student Success Center

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University Policy Handbook

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

View Policy Handbook

Academic Catalog

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

View Academic Catalog

Academic Integrity

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

View Academic Integrity

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.

Tech Support


Request a Transcript

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

Request a Transcript

DC Network

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

Connect to the DC Network

Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) for Campus Students

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ACE is home of campus academic resources, career resources, campus service hours scheduling, First Year Experience and more. This collection of institutional resources provides a variety of services to campus students, including one-on-one study sessions with a LEAD.

Connect with Academic and Career Excellence Center for Campus Students

Tutoring and Career Resources for New Students

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Whether you need help with an online class or have questions about opportunities after college, GCU offers a wide array of resources for students, including online tutoring for new students, that will help you be successful both in the online classroom and post-graduation.

Connect with Tutoring and Career Resources for Online Students

Learning Management System

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

Connect to Learning Management System

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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.

View Frequently Asked Questions

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