Congratulations GCC Graduates!

Commencement Ceremony

Congrats Graduating Gauchos!

Our 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 2 p.m.  Join us at the Grand Canyon University Arena on Camelback Road and 33rd Avenue. GCU Parking and Arena map.

Are you unable to attend the ceremony? Enjoy the live broadcast on GCC Live!

Graduates, pick up your caps, gowns and invitations beginning April 17 through May 3 in the bookstore. Beginning May 4, caps, gowns and invitations will be available in the Enrollment Center.

It not too late to complete a Graduation Application

The official deadline has passed to walk in the 2018 Commencement Ceremony, but it is not too late to apply. Once awarded, your degree and/or certificate will be mailed to you.


For the past three years, student participation has been between 450 – 656 graduates. Together, students, faculty, staff and guests bring attendance to over 5,000 for this event. Emphasizing and celebrating the achievements of our students continues to be a campus-wide effort! The GCC Commencement Committee appreciates your ongoing support and attendance at the Ceremony.