Welcome Week

We can't wait to welcome new and returning students to GCU for the new school year! Welcome Week 2017 is all about starting a new journey and getting to know campus, meeting new friends and learning what it means to be a GCU Lope. Don't miss out on any of the action.

  • Night at the MoviesGCU Pennant
  • Glow Party
  • Dodgeball & Sand Volleyball Tournaments
  • And much more!

ALL STUDENT EVENTS
Monday
9 am - 4 pm
Parent Hospitality Corner
GCBC Student Union
9 am - Noon
Thrive
Antelope Gym
8 - 10 pm
Canyon Cool Down
Grove Lawn & Pool
Tuesday
9 am - 4 pm
Parent Hospitality Corner
GCBC Student Union
9 am - Noon
Thrive
Antelope Gym
8 - 10 pm
Night at the Movies GCU
GCU Arena
Wednesday
9 am - 4 pm
Parent Hospitality Corner
GCBC Student Union
9 am - Noon
Thrive
Antelope Gym
8 - 9:15 pm
New Student Worship and Ignite
GCU Arena & Quad
Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Parent Hospitality Corner
GCBC Student Union
9 am - Noon
Thrive
Antelope Gym
1949 (7:49 pm)
LOPE-A-PALOOZA GCU
GCU Arena
Friday
9 am - 4 pm
Parent Hospitality Corner
GCBC Student Union
9 am - Noon
Thrive
Antelope Gym
5 - 11 pm
Dodgeball Tournament
Lopes Performance Center & Antelope Gym
5 - 11 pm
Sand Volleyball Tournament
All Outdoor Courts
Saturday
7 am - 7 pm
The Ultimate LopeVenture
Various
8 pm Glow Party GCU Arena
Sunday
7 pm GCU Women's Soccer vs. Weber State GCU Soccer Stadium
COMMUTER STUDENT EVENTS
Wednesday
3:30 - 4:30 pm Lope Life 101 CHSS 6-139 & 140
4:30 - 5:30 pm Commuter Social Commuter Lounge
Saturday
11:15 - Noon Lope Life 101 GCU Arena

Check back here regularly for the most up-to-date schedule.

Fall 2017 Move-In Dates

Express Move-In: Volunteers will be on campus to unload your car and carry any luggage up to your suite. Please make sure to arrive during your assigned hall/apartment move-in time to take advantage of this perk.

Self Move-In: Prefer to move yourself in? Choose to arrive during the assigned timeslot below.

Monday, Aug. 21
7 - 9 am
Express Move-in
Juniper Hall, Cypress Hall
9:30 - 11:30 am
Express Move-in
Acacia Hall
2 - 4 pm
Self Move-in
Juniper, Cypress, and Acacia Halls
Tuesday, Aug. 22
7 - 9 am
Express Move-in
Willow and Prescott Halls
9:30 - 11:30 am
Express Move-in
Ironwood Hall
2 - 4 pm
Self Move-in

Willow, Prescott, and Ironwood Halls

Buildings that moved in Aug. 21

Wednesday, Aug. 23
7 - 9 am
Express Move-in
Camelback and Chaparral Halls
9:30 - 11:30 am
Express Move-in
Saguaro Hall and Roadrunner Apartments
2 - 4 pm
Self Move-in

Camelback, Chaparral, and Saguaro Halls, Roadrunner Apartments

Buildings that moved in Aug. 21 & 22

Thursday, Aug. 24
7 - 9 am
Express Move-in
Ocotillo Hall, Papago 47 Apartments
9:30 - 11:30 am
Express Move-in
North Rim and Encanto Apartments
2 - 4 pm
Self Move-in

Ocotillo Hall, Papago 47, North Rim and Encanto Apartments

Buildings that moved in Aug. 21 - 23

Friday, Aug. 25
7 - 9 am
Express Move-in
Papago 48 and Diamondback Apartments
9:30 - 11:30 am
Express Move-in
Sedona Hall and Agave Apartments
2 - 4 pm
Self Move-in
All Residential Buildings
Saturday, Aug. 26
Coming Soon Returning Student Self Move-in by Appointment Returning Student Living Areas

For returning students only: Returning students who are unable to move in during their normal time due to extenuating situations may select a timeslot to move in on Saturday, Aug. 26. Reservations for a Saturday, Aug. 26 move-in appointment will be live on Tuesday, Aug. 1 and can be accessed through the Housing Portal. There are limited timeslots available on a first-come, first-served basis in each living area between 8 am and noon. A non-refundable $50 payment will be required at the time of sign up. Students moving in during this time will not have access to SpeedPaks or volunteers to help them move their belongings. Any student seeking to move in on Saturday, Aug. 26 without a timeslot will be fined $150. Students seeking to move in on Sunday, Aug. 27, will be fined $300. As indicated in the "No Show Housing Removal Policy," if you plan to come later than your scheduled move in date/time, please email housing@gcu.edu to inform us that you will be arriving late.

Please note: A timeslot to move in is not needed unless the returning student seeks to move in on Saturday, Aug. 26.

If you miss your scheduled day for Express Move-in, you are eligible to use any of the following Self Move-in days from 2-4 on the following days after your scheduled time. Please make sure to be moved into your hall/apartment by Saturday, Aug. 26.