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Laker Effect

Lakers are driven by our passion for learning. What starts in the classroom becomes a positive force for the common good. Read more


Laker Effect prominent during opening ceremonies

The campus community felt the Laker Effect at two opening events that kicked off the academic year.

Dedication held for new living center

The Holton-Hooker Learning and Living Center provides unique features to amplify student success.

Football players, video board highlight media day

Laker football media day was held August 25 at Lubbers Stadium.

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Fall 2016

Registration Drop and Add

March 21 - September 2

Classes Begin

August 29

Last day to Add, Register, or Pay

September 2 by 5:00 pm

100% Tuition Refund Deadline

September 2 by 5:00 pm

Labor Day Recess

September 4 - 6

75% Tuition Refund Deadline

September 23

Mid-term Evaluations

October 10 - 14

Mid-term Grades Due from Faculty

October 18 by 12:00 pm

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About GVSU


“I came here for my first visit and I fell in love with how it looked and the people who were around here.”

Terrell Couch ’17

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Social Media


The #GVSU community celebrated @GVSU_HHLLC today; 500 Lakers will call it home this year.


Grand Valley is a wonderful home! Here you make not only friends, but find a new family! I love my @GVSU family!!


Thank you to Grand Valley Magazine! Check out the latest issue: or


For real, GV's campus is honestly one of the most beautiful places in West Michigan #GVSU

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