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Laker Effect

Lakers are a force for positive change, collectively impacting the Grand Valley community, West Michigan, our state, and beyond. Read more


Students to celebrate founders of Grand Valley

Founders Day will celebrate the individuals who came together to start the vision for Grand Valley.

Decoration drive held for Kids' Food Basket

Members from the College of Education and School of Criminal Justice decorated 1,400 bags for kids.

Thousands of students register to vote

Efforts to encourage students to register to vote has earned the university recognition.

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Fall 2016

Drop with a "W" Grade Deadline

October 28

Thanksgiving Recess

November 23 - 27

Classes End and Commencement

December 10

Examinations and Semester Ends

December 12 - 17

Grades Due from Faculty

December 20 by 12:00 pm

Grades Available to Students

December 22

Winter 2017

Registration Drop and Add

March 21 - January 13

Payment Deadline

December 16 by 5:00 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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hey @GVSU thanks for the great day! see you next fallπŸŽ“


I love the constant color change 😍 @GVSU #gvfall


Cheers to @GVSU for always being responsive & helpful to parents and students! Thank you! #highered #collegelife


walks to class are getting prettier πŸƒπŸ‚πŸŒ³ #gvsu

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