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Laker Effect

Grand Valley has earned first or second in the Director’s Cup standings for being the best NCAA Division II athletic program in the nation for 15 straight years. See more


Grand Valley ranked as a 'Best College'

Washington Monthly ranked Grand Valley as a "Best Bang for the Buck" in the Midwest.

TRIO program earns five-year federal grant

TRIO Educational Talent Search earned a $1.7 million grant to expand services to GRPS students.

Laker Effect prominent during opening ceremonies

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

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Fall 2016

Registration Drop and Add

March 21 - September 2

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

Mid-term Grades Available to Students

October 20

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“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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last semester of GVSU βš“οΈπŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ˜πŸ˜­ can't even believe it πŸŽ“


Happy First Day of School Lakers! #anchorup


there are so many amazing and nice people here at Grand Valley, everyone is everyone's friend and I love it πŸ˜‡ #GVSU

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