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Alumni House and Visitor Center

One Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401

Directions to the Alumni House and Visitor Center

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From Holland: US-31 North to M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Turn right (east) on M-45 and go approximately 12 miles to GVSU main campus entrance on the right. The Alumni House is the first building on the left upon the entrance to the campus. Approximately 12 miles from Holland.

From Muskegon: I-96 East to Coopersville (Exit 16). Turn left on 68th Avenue and go approximately six miles. Turn left (East) on M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive) and approximately three miles to the GVSU main campus entrance, on the right. The Alumni House is the first building on the left upon the entrance to the campus. Approximately 25 miles from Muskegon.

From Detroit/Lansing: I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) through downtown Grand Rapids to Lake Michigan Drive, Exit #75 (M-45). Take Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) approximately 10 miles to campus - entrance is on the left. The Alumni House is the first building on the left upon the entrance to the campus. Detroit is approximately 160 miles from GVSU. Lansing is approximately 75 miles from GVSU.

From Kalamazoo: US-131 North to the Holland/I-196 West(Gerald R. Ford Freeway). Exit westbound on I-196 to the Lake Michigan Drive, Exit #75. Follow Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) west approximately 10 miles to the main campus entrance, on the left. The Alumni House is the first building on the left upon the entrance to the campus. Kalamazoo is approximately 60 miles from GVSU.

From Northern Michigan: US-131 South to I-196 West. I-196 west to Lake Michigan Drive, Exit #75 (M-45). Take M-45 approximately 10 miles to the main campus entrance, on the left. The Alumni House is the first building on the left upon the entrance to the campus. Traverse City is approximately 140 miles from GVSU.

From Chicago: I-94 East to I-196/US-31 (Exit 34) at Benton Harbor. Take I-196 toward Grand Rapids. Take US-31, (Exit 44), North to M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Turn right (East) on M-45 and go approximately 12 miles to the entrance of GVSU, on the right. The Alumni House is the first building on the left upon the entrance to the campus. Approximately 200 miles from Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: Michigan is one hour ahead of Illinois.

Parking

Parking at the Alumni House and Visitor Center is free. Overnight guests may park in spaces on the southeast side of the building. Parking is also permitted in the circle drive in front of the facility. Special event parking is available in the Alumni House event parking lot located at the end of Service Drive just north of the Alumni House, as well as in designated visitor parking lots throughout campus (marked with a green V on the Allendale Campus Map). Special parking arrangements may be made to meet certain needs.
  Last Modified Date: February 9, 2010
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