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Gannon University Student Life

Gannon University is on a 38-acre campus in an urban setting in Erie, Pennsylvania, not far from Cleveland and Buffalo and Pittsburgh. Gannon University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Gannon University also has fraternities and sororities.

Gannon University has a thriving GU Society of Physician Assistant. In fact, more students participate in GU Society of Physician Assistant than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Gannon University include GU Habitat for Humanity, Activities Programming Board, Student Occupational Therapy Association and Organization of Women Leaders.

Gannon University students' favorite campus events are GIVE Day (Gannon's Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere), Homecoming Weekend and Springtopia.

Gannon University Housing

Gannon University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Gannon University students live off campus. In 2021, 44.91% of undergrads at Gannon University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 55.09% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Gannon University. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Gannon University offers coed housing and .

Safety at Gannon University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Gannon University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Gannon University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Gannon University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Gannon University has security cameras in and outside of campus facilities, including streets and sidewalks.

Plan a Visit to Gannon University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Gannon University, take Interstate 79, Interstate 90 to Erie, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Erie International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Gannon University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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