Congratulations on your acceptance to Grand Valley State University! This page is designed to let you know the steps you should complete before attending GVSU. Follow the links below for more information.
Grand Valley offers many opportunities for students to learn more about our community. For those of you unable to make the trip, or for anyone who wants a virtual view of Grand Valley's campuses, visit our Virtual Tour.
Apply for Campus Housing
Submit a $150 deposit by May 1. Students who meet this deadline are guaranteed housing on campus.
The period to apply is between January 1 and the priority deadline of March 1.
To secure your place in our freshman class, admitted students must sign up for an orientation date by May 1. Students who meet this deadline are guaranteed a place in our freshman class.
*Final high school transcript and all college transcripts must be submitted.
Grand Valley's Student Accounts Office handles the billing for Grand Valley related expenses. Keep an eye out for information in the mail regarding your tuition bill.
Move in dates and instructions will be made available to you by e-mail. You can also view last year's Move-in Guide here for a detailed glimpse of the process.
Grand Valley is home of the Laker Store. Shop online or at one of our two stores on the Allendale and Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
Parking permits are available for online purchase.