Friday and Saturday, March 6 -7

The Office of Alumni Relations is gearing up for Homecoming 2020 - the biggest alumni celebration at GCU! We want to welcome you to explore the wonders of Lope Country with our amazing community of fellow alumni Lopes. Mark your calendar for March 6 - 7, 2020.

With the GCU alumni community consisting of more than 170,000 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 #GCUHC20 all weekend long.


Adventure Awaits!

Friday, March 6

Kick off Homecoming 2020 at Canyon 49 with Campfires and Cocktails!

RSVP required. Limited space available.

The festivities begin at GCU’s Canyon 49 Grill at the Hotel. Alumni and guests can RSVP for this campfire event featuring heavy appetizers, specialty cocktails and s’mores over a campfire.

Date: Friday, March 6
Time: 7 - 9 pm
Location: Canyon 49 Grill
5115 N. 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017

If you have any questions regarding RSVPs, please email us at [email protected]

RSVP required. 

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. Be inspired as you join our staff, faculty, administration and alumni friends and family in celebrating the GCU Hall of Fame Class of 2020.

Date: Friday, March 6
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: GCU Arena, Bldg. 38

Saturday, March 7

Explore the wonders of Lope Country with fellow alumni, current students and the rest of the GCU community.

RSVP required.

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.

Date: Saturday, March 7
Time: 9 am
Location: The Lope House at the GCU Golf Course
5902 W. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85033


RSVP required.

Did you graduate between 1955-2015 in a year that ended in a 0 or 5? Then you are invited to join us on campus for a fun reunion mixer! Come hang out with other alumni and reminisce about your adventures together as Lopes. Light appetizers and beverages will be served.

Date: Saturday, March 7
 11 am
Location: GCU Arena, Bldg. 38

RSVP required.

Haven't been to campus in a while? This is your chance to explore! Walking tours will leave every hour on the hour between 1 and 3 pm at a tent outside of the GCU Arena. Enjoy a guided walking tour and see all the state-of-the-art updates!

Date: Saturday, March 7
 1 - 3 pm
Location: Tent outside of GCU Arena, Bldg. 38
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

RSVP required.

This is not your ordinary tailgate. With an upgraded BBQ-style dinner and special activities for the whole family, the Lope Nation 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.

Date: Saturday, March 7
Time: 4 - 5:30 pm
Location: GCU Arena Quad

RSVP required.

Vaunted by many as 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 2020 by cheering the Lopes to victory as they get set for the WAC Tournament! Go Lopes!

Limit four 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.

Date: Saturday, March 7 
 6 pm
Location: GCU Arena