Renovation on GCU Arena is on schedule with workers doing 10-hour shifts six days a week.
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Next up for Arena: de crane, de crane

April 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Crews of 70 have been working double shifts of 10 hours each, for six days a week, in the early stages of the project.

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The south end of the Arena will undergo a radical transformation, as seen in this rendering.
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All hands on (upper) deck in Arena project

March 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s basketball home will grow from a capacity of 4,328 to about 7,000 — and in only a few months’ time, thanks to an aggressive renovation schedule.

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Construction is on schedule for the new Papago Apartments. Soon, crews will begin clearing space for a new residence hall just north of Saguro Hall.
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Another residence hall added to busy construction schedule

February 27, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

The Papago Apartments are only part of GCU’s latest plans to accommodate nearly 11,000 campus students in the fall. A new traditional residence hall, parking garage, classroom space and other amenities also are under construction.

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GCU's new campus apartment complex is slated to include nearly 1,000 private beds, most of which are set in four-bed, two-bath setups.
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Papago name a keeper for new campus residences

February 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The new residence hall on the east side of Grand Canyon University’s campus will be named Papago Apartments. The 940-bed complex is designed to give students more privacy and independence.

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The “yellow floor.” on the third floor of the Student Union, has been designed as a collaborative study area. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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New library brings place for study, community to heart of campus

November 14, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

Students won’t find much in common with the old Fleming Library, which lacked computer availability and adequate seating. The new library will open Monday, and grand-opening festivities have been scheduled for Dec. 3.

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Smells like the big time: Starbucks enhances upscale campus vibe

September 20, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

Starbucks, the Seattle-based coffee giant, is open for business on the second floor of GCU’s Student Union, which also includes a lounge area with more than 200 seats and a massive bank of TVs.

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Two new exercise facilities opening to GCU students, employees

August 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

With one fitness center oriented toward employees at the 27th Avenue Office Center and another designed for students in the new Chaparral Hall, the University now has three facilities available for exercise buffs.

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Slideshow: Construction Update on 27th Avenue Office Center

June 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Renovation of the 27th Avenue Office Center is near completion, with move-in to begin in mid-July. Check out these construction photos taken at the 130,000-square-foot building.

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Construction Update: New Classrooms, Admin Building, Possible Arena Expansion

May 08, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

There’s never an “off” season when it comes to construction projects at Grand Canyon University. But the start of summer means even more activity on campus as the rapidly expanding University gears up for a fall semester in which ground enrollment is expected to increase to 8,500 students.

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Library with a view: ambience, capacity get major boost with move to Student Union

April 26, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s Student Union is undergoing a major facelift this summer as crews turn it into a four-story, 58,000-square-foot with a new library, Starbucks, and other amenities.

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