Be social with the PhoenixConnect® academic social network

Networking has never been so intuitive

Connect for class—and beyond—through our PhoenixConnect® academic social network. PhoenixConnect features more than 3.9 million University of Phoenix students, alumni and faculty.

Take advantage of student support communities, get advice from faculty members and enjoy a true sense of community that can be customized to your area of study, personal interests and career goals. This private, academically focused social network is accessed through the student portal and is available to all students and alumni.

You can make the most of this vast networking opportunity through:

Do you have a question about your math class?

PhoenixConnect has more than 30 learning and support communities, staffed by community managers who offer their expertise and insights. Join a program-specific learning community to engage with faculty members and students who can help you apply course knowledge to real-world situations.

Are you a mom and a student? Want to start a small business?

Whatever your interest, there’s a group for you. Join any of the nearly 3,000 special-interest groups or start a new one to establish meaningful connections based on common interests. You’ll get relevant information, advice and support from a network of people who share your passion—as well as your University education and experience.


How do you build a personal network—in a community that’s 800,000 strong?

As a PhoenixConnect user, you can create an online profile to let others know your academic, professional, and personal interests and goals. As you build your identity, you’ll start finding people who’ve read the same books, held similar jobs or completed the degree program you just started. You’ll quickly build meaningful connections based on common interests.