The NACAS Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes the auxiliary services profession through NACAS, announced today...
Explore campus innovation in real time.
See what Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University are doing to implement cutting-edge campus service solutions that enhance the student experience, streamline business processes, and increase revenue. Advance registration is required and attendance has been limited to 50 individuals per tour.
Arizona State University
Presented by Canon
Arizona State University, founded in 1885, is a public 4-year institution with a total enrollment of 103,567 (Fall 2018). Arizona State University offers a range of academic and extracurricular activities on three metro-Phoenix area campuses. There are over 350 undergraduate academic programs and more than 800 clubs and organizations. Freshmen are required to live on campus, unless they commute from a parent’s home, are married or fall under other exceptions. Meal plans are required for first-time freshmen living on campus. The Arizona State Sun Devils sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference. In-state tuition and fees are $10,822 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $28,336 (2018-19).
This tour will include a review of the Memorial Union and Student Pavilion including its partnership with Aramark for residential and retail food locations. The tour will highlight Sun Devil Card Services, MidFirst Bank along with review strategic partnerships with key third parties that deliver incredible value to students. The tour will visit two bookstore locations, the University Club, and one of ASU’s newest residential halls, Tooker House.
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University, founded in 1949 and located in West Phoenix is home to over 20,000 students on campus. GCU’s campus was recently rated No. 7 in the U.S. by niche.com – putting it among other prestigious universities such as Virginia Tech, UCLA, Liberty, Stanford and Rice among others. The ranking looked at campus resources such as classrooms, laboratories, performance venues, housing, food, safety and recreational facilities. In addition to serving students, GCU is committed to transforming the surrounding neighborhoods into a safe, thriving place for those in the community to live with hope and better futures. Along with providing academic excellence and a vibrant campus life, GCU believes its purpose is to partner together to implement initiatives in the area that open educational opportunities for all, create jobs, restore housing and reduce crime. GCU calls this United by Purpose.
Join the GCU tour and visit the the GCU Hotel; Canyon Promotions, (an in-house screen print/embroidery business); their new mail center; Lopes Way, the heart of student life and dining; new on-campus housing; the campus store and learn more about their move-in days, campus safety, and on-campus gameday operations.