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Convocation

This ceremonial occasion is observed as a time to welcome incoming freshmen, honor distinguished faculty members, and celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. Read more

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Laker Effect prominent during opening ceremonies

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

Football players, video board highlight media day

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

Parents offer advice to new Lakers

Excitement and anticipation was apparent as volunteers helped new students move on campus this week.

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Fall 2016

Registration Drop and Add

March 21 - September 2

Convocation

August 26

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

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About GVSU

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Terrell Couch ’17

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Loving the beauty here at Grand Valley! 😍💙⚓️ #GVSU

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Fan Fest 2016 welcomed the Class of 2020. #AnchorUp

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Men's BBALL Representing tonight at Fan Fest @GVSU #AnchorUp

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