The Office of Alumni Relations' goal is to help you stay involved with what is going on at Grand Canyon University (GCU). From campus events, like our annual homecoming celebration or free alumni tailgates before basketball games, to chapter events taking place across the country, you can get involved with fellow GCU alumni. We hope to see you at an event soon!

Alumni Events

The Office of Alumni Relations sponsors a variety of events throughout the year that help you get involved and keep connected with our growing campus community. Stop by one of our upcoming events, or give back to the university by volunteering at one of our events for current students.

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GCU Events

GCU Alumni are invited to stay connected by attending events on campus at venues like Ethington Theatre and GCU Arena. Join us at an upcoming concert or theatre performance. These events are a great way to connect with current students, faculty, staff and supporters of the university.


Athletic Events

The NCAA Division I Lopes athletic competitions offer exciting entertainment for the whole family! Support the Lopes as they compete in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and bring the whole family to join in the festivities, including free tailgates, pregame events and more.

Season Tickets

The GCU men's basketball and men's soccer teams are back in action for their fourth seasons in NCAA Division I! Catch all of the action by purchasing season tickets. Do not miss out on the electric atmosphere and family-friendly entertainment at GCU Arena and the brand new soccer stadium. Alumni receive a discount on basketball season tickets through the Office of Alumni Relations. If you're an alumni basketball season ticket holder, get soccer season tickets at a 2 for 1 price!

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GCU Alumni Tailgates

The Office of Alumni Relations hosts a family-friendly tailgate on Game Day for our men's basketball home games. Come out, support your Lopes and enjoy a free barbeque with your guests outside GCU Arena. For more information about our alumni tailgates, contact us at or 602-639-6415.

We are seeking volunteers to help run this season's alumni tailgates. Volunteers are essential to hosting a successful tailgate and assist with activities including guest check-in, guest services and event tear down.

Time Commitment: 5 - 7 pm (tip off at 7 pm)
Responsibilities: Assist with guest services, check-in and event tear down
Benefits: Volunteers receive a free alumni volunteer T-shirt, meal before game and complimentary game tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Road Games

Once a Lope, you are a Lope for life! Connect with fellow alumni, current GCU students and Lope fans by joining us at one of our men's basketball away games! Catch the Lopes on the road in a city near you as they take on teams across the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Join us before the games for an alumni reception at the arena with light refreshments, free alumni swag and information on how to get involved as a GCU alumnus!

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GCU Homecoming

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming is a day packed with fun events and activities, offering you a glimpse of campus life and a chance to reconnect with fellow classmates. Homecoming 2017 is set for Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25. Get ready for a memorable weekend packed with family-friendly events!

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Alumni Hall of Fame

Each year at homecoming, the Office of Alumni Relations honors graduates of each college and athletes for their outstanding achievements, both during their time at the university and since graduating from GCU. Learn more about past inductees, and nominate an outstanding alumni for the Hall of Fame!

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Event Photos

The Office of Alumni Relations hosts a variety of events to help you stay connected and show your Lope spirit all year long. Check out some of our photos from past events, including service projects, road games and more!

  • Alumni sweethearts
  • Alumni sweethearts
  • Alumni with family in photo booth
  • Alumni with family in photo booth
  • Student graduating
  • Students Graduating
  • Alumni tailgating
  • alumni tailgating
  • alumni at hall of fame
  • alumni at hall of fame
  • Students at Senior Dinner
  • Students at Senior Dinner