Bright Lights, Lope Country

The Office of Alumni Relations is gearing up for Homecoming 2019; the biggest alumni celebration at GCU! This year, Lope Country is going to shine bright to spotlight our amazing alumni Lopes. Mark your calendar for March 2, 2019.

With the GCU alumni community consisting of more than 150,000 alums, we hope to have the biggest and best Homecoming yet! Bring your family, show them the atmosphere of Lope pride and reconnect with old friends! 

Homecoming is loaded with fun events and activities that give you a glimpse of current campus life and a chance to reconnect with fellow classmates. Join us for one or all of the festivities!

See below for event details and to RSVP.

Share your memories and favorite moments! Tag #GCUHC19 all day long.


Saturday, March 2

Golf Tournament - Sponsored by the Phoenix Lopes Alumni Chapter

Kick off Homecoming 2019 at the 4th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament! Nine teams of four players will compete at the masterfully redesigned GCU Golf Course, with tee times ranging from 7 - 8 am. Register as a group, or request teammates.

This event has hit capacity, please email alumni@gcu.edu to be placed on a waiting list.

Time: 7 - 8 am
Location: GCU Golf Course
5902 W. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85033

Registration fee is $40 per person, which includes golf balls and golf carts. Rental clubs will be available at the clubhouse for $15 if needed.

Men’s Basketball – GCU v. CSU Bakersfield

RSVP required. Limited space available.

Time: 7 pm
Location: GCU Arena
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Deemed one of the best home court environments in all of college basketball, GCU takes on conference foe CSU Bakersfield at GCU Arena in the final home game of the men's basketball regular season. Cap off Homecoming 2019 by cheering the Lopes to victory as they get set for the WAC Tournament! Go Lopes!

Limit six tickets per registration. Seats together are not guaranteed.

If you already have men's basketball season tickets, you do not need to register for the game.

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Homecoming Events

This event has hit capacity, please email alumni@gcu.edu to be placed on a waiting list.

Time: 9 am
Location: The Lope House
5902 W. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85033

Alumni and guests can enjoy a delicious brunch overlooking the picturesque GCU Golf Course at our full-service restaurant, The Lope House. Meet and take photos with Thunder, while catching up with old friends. Adult beverages and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

RSVP required.

Time: 1 pm
Location: GCBC in the Student Union
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Interested in hearing about what campus life is like from current GCU students? Meet with a panel from the Future Alumni Board (FAB) to connect and converse over a cup of coffee at GCU's very own coffee shop, GCBC!

RSVP required.

Time: 2 - 4 pm
Location: Tent outside of Antelope Reception Center (ARC)
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Haven't been to campus in a while? This is your chance to explore! Walking tours will leave every hour on the hour between 2 and 4 pm at a tent outside of the ARC, located just west of the GCU Arena main entrance doors. Enjoy a guided walking tour and see all the state-of-the-art updates!

RSVP required.

Time: 4:30 - 6:15 pm
Location: GCU Arena Quad
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

This is not your ordinary tailgate. With an upgraded BBQ-style dinner and special activities for the whole family, the GCU Homecoming Tailgate sets the standard for the best pre-game celebrations. Plus, check out the Office of Student Life's annual Derby Kart Races! It's a tailgate celebration you will not want to miss! Homecoming t-shirts for alumni will be available on a first-come, first served basis.

RSVP required.

Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Student Union, Library, 4th Floor
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Each year, GCU and the Office of Alumni Relations induct a new class into the Alumni Hall of Fame, which celebrates and honors the accomplishments of our most distinguished graduates. Feel their inspiration as you join our staff, faculty, administration and alumni friends and family in celebrating the GCU Hall of Fame Class of 2019.


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