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Grand Canyon University helps students find their purpose through opportunities that meet the individual needs, interests and talents of all students – even high school students!

GCU’s dual enrollment options provide high school students with the opportunity to affordably and efficiently gain a head start on earning their degree. If you are a high school student, you can embark on an accelerated academic path. This path can lead you to a transition into college at an advanced level with the possibility to graduate early and enter your career sooner. 

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By Adriana Carda
Psychology Major, Honors College

College. It marks the end of childhood and the start of your independence. Many of you are leaving home for the first time, and are coming anywhere from up the street to states away.

This is can be a scary or nerve-wracking time for you, as you may have never completely been on your own before. Well, fear no longer! Follow these tips, and you will have an amazing first year living on campus at Grand Canyon University.

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Preparing for college is an exciting time as you imagine new experiences in the classroom, on campus and in your living community. Yep, dorm life is all part of being a college student. This is your new home away from home!

Keep in mind, you may be living on your own and away from home. But Grand Canyon University still enforces rules to follow to ensure happy and safe campus living. Here is the rundown on what you can and cannot bring to campus based on our dorm checklist.

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By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business

As an incoming freshman or transfer student, you may have a few questions about what to expect when you arrive at Grand Canyon University for the 2016-17 school year! Have no fear, we are here to answer all your back-to-school questions:

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By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business

Are you excited about being a GCU Lope? Whether you are a new or returning student for the 2016-17 school year, we have some tips on how to best prepare yourself for college life at Grand Canyon University. Check them out:

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GCU Students smiling and doing the "lopes up" hand signal

By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business

What is Grand Canyon University known for? The list could potentially be endless! However, if we had to narrow it down, we’d say that GCU is most known for:

  • Christian values
  • Campus community
  • High-quality online degrees
  • NCAA Division I sports teams
  • New STEM degree programs
  • Helping to revitalize West Phoenix

Check out more information about a few of these areas to see what makes GCU stand out.

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By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business

By Lauren Abraham
Communication Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

For over 65 years, Grand Canyon University has provided a pathway to success for students by preparing them to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders. As GCU continues to grow at a rapid rate, the four pillars guide the university in achieving its goals. Continue reading to learn about the four pillars of GCU.

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By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Since being founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University has continued to grow and gain reputation as a premier private Christian university. GCU seeks to meet the needs of all of their students by providing them with an education to prepare them to become effective servant leaders in the workforce. With all of the exciting new additions on campus, the university has been able to open its doors and accommodate more GCU students than ever before.

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By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Are you looking to find your purpose and earn a degree? Doing so will allow you to incorporate what you are passionate about into a fulfilling career.

Once you have made the decision to pursue a degree, you may be wondering which educational path is right for you. At Grand Canyon University, students have the flexibility to choose how to earn their education. Whether you are a working professional or a recent high school graduate, GCU strives to meet your educational needs and equip you for a successful future.

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By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business

By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Congratulations, class of 2016! Graduation is here.

In honor of the Grand Canyon University seniors graduating this month, we thought it would be fun to list just a few of the things that may be familiar to you and your fellow GCU alumni.

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By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Science

By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business 

At Grand Canyon University, a campus culture has formed among students who know and love the school. With everything that makes GCU stand out from other institutions, the college experience for GCU students is very unique.

Here are some things that indicate you are a GCU student!

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Disney's Zootopia movie

By Jessalyn Johnson
English and Professional Writing Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Grand Canyon University recently had the pleasure of hosting two speakers involved with Disney. In November 2015, Rob Thompson, an animator with Disney Pixar, came and spoke about “The Good Dinosaur,” giving fine arts students the opportunity to get a sneak peek look at the film, as well as the animation and production process.

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Dr. Seuss Oh the Place You'll Go book cover

By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business

Oh, the places you’ll go!

Senior Appreciation Week is here, and Grand Canyon University would like to recognize you, the class of 2016! This year’s theme is “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” from Dr. Seuss’ famous book of the same name.

Gina Sandoval, the public relations director of ASGCU, encourages seniors to participate events throughout the week.

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With an NCAA DI athletic program and dominating men’s basketball team, GCU upholds a tradition of athletic excellence for fans, GCU student-athletes—and athletes of all ages and skill levels. Grand Canyon University provides opportunities for young athletes to develop athletic skills in a sportsmanlike environment through its Lopes Sports Camps program. These various sports camps challenge athletes and cultivate individual improvement to foster future athletic success.

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GCU student on Lopes Way

By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Grand Canyon University believes the journey to an education should be as stress-free as possible. For this reason, GCU offers a wide variety of student resources, helping students make the most of their time in college. Whether it be concerning academics, health and wellness or career advice, GCU goes above and beyond to meet the needs of their students.

So, what are some of the available student resources? Here is a list of just some of the many ways GCU provides support for their students.

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excited GCU students

By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Once you have made the decision to pursue a college degree, you may be wondering what college life is really like. Maybe you have questions about what it is like attending classes or what it is like to live in a residence hall. Every college is different, and so is every college student. Therefore, the college experience will be different for every individual. However, future college students can research the schools they wish to attend to gain a better understanding of what life at the university will be like.

The college experience at Grand Canyon University is unique, due to the large amount of opportunities for students to get involved. No matter what you are interested in, you can find like-minded individuals with whom you can build lifelong friendships. Below are just some of the activities GCU has to offer students who want to get involved on campus.

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men's basketball at GCU is Division I

By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

The past few years have been very exciting for Grand Canyon University’s athletic teams. In 2013, GCU won its second consecutive Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II. That fall, the university began the transition from Division II to Division I. Since transitioning to Division I, it has been an exhilarating time for GCU students, staff and athletes.

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College is about academically preparing for the future. But this special time of professional preparation is also for living in the moment and enjoying the college experience. In between classes and studying, college students make lifelong friendships and create memories that last a lifetime. And at Grand Canyon University, students look forward to a career, while also experiencing everything campus life has to offer. The GCU experience in unlike any other. Lopes learn, live and thrive in a supportive, Christian community on a growing campus surrounded by those who share the same ideals and ambitions.

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Entrance to Grand Canyon University on Phoenix campus

By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business 

Where is Grand Canyon University?

GCU has several satellite locations across the beautiful state of Arizona and one in New Mexico. Learn more about their unique communities and discover all that they have to offer.

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