Gender Inclusive Housing on campus
A housing option in which two or more students may share a multiple-occupancy apartment regardless of the students’ sex or gender

Gender Inclusive Bathrooms on campus
Single stall restrooms that can be used by people of all genders or no gender.

Gender Inclusive Housing

GVSU Gender Inclusive Housing

Purpose of Gender Inclusive Housing: 

Housing & Residence Life works to provide a safe, inclusive, comfortable and supportive living experience for all students living in Grand Valley State University's living centers and apartments. Gender Inclusive Housing is open to all students whose needs are not met by our traditional housing options and supports the University's non-discrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Gender Inclusive Housing is defined as a housing option in which two or more students may share a multiple-occupancy apartment regardless of the students' sex or gender.

Housing Request Process:

If you are interested in a gender-inclusive room or apartment space, a student must fill out a request form indicating why their needs are not being met by our traditional housing options and request which options may be suitable for a better, more inclusive learning environment. Once the request is received, a committee (comprised of representatives from faculty, athletics, LGBT Resource Center staff & housing staff) will meet to determine the best option for success for the student. Gender Inclusive Housing assignments vary based on student needs, application date, and availability. As with all living centers, students who would like to live in Gender Inclusive Housing are encouraged to request roommates and apply early.

Note: Students will be notified within 2 weeks of when a request is submitted. The more information that is provided in the request, the faster and more efficient the committee can make a decision.

If you have any questions about this process or would like to discuss your housing interest or preferences, please contact Marla Wick in the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center (616.331.2530) or Dena Willis in Housing and Residence Life (616.331.2120).

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The anyBODYS app for Apple and Android

T3 created the anyBODYS app to help students, faculty, staff, and visitors of Grand Valley State University find single-stall, gender inclusive bathrooms on each of GVSU's campuses. To download the Android app, click here. To download the Apple app, click here.

Gender Inclusive Bathrooms

Click here for a map of Gender Inclusive Bathrooms on the Allendale and Robert C. Pew Campuses

Allendale Campus

Au Sable
          2nd floor Room 2202

          1st floor Room 106
          2nd floor Room 209

          Room 122

          Room B055

Kelly Family Sports Center
            Room 028
            Room 029

Kirkhof Center
          1st floor Unnumbered Main Floor
          2nd floor Unnumbered Second Floor; Room 2278

Lake Michigan Hall
          1st floor Room 120

Lake Superior Hall
          1st floor Unnumbered First Floor restroom; Room 113

Mary Idema Pew Library
            Room 017
            Room 027
            Room 430M
            Room 430N

            Room 013
            Room 014

Seidman House
            Room 103

Zumberge Hall
            Room 1205

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)        
          3rd floor Room 382

Robert C. Pew Campus

Bicycle Factory
          2nd floor Unnumbered restroom on Second Floor, Next to Room 244
          3rd floor Unnumbered restroom on Third Floor

Eberhard Center
          7th floor Unnumbered Seventh Floor, Across from 716

DeVos Center, Building A
          1st floor Room 116A

Kennedy Hall of Engineering
          No single-user bathrooms in this building

Seidman Building
            2nd Floor Rooms 2024 and 2026
            3rd Floor Rooms 3119, 3126, 3128, 3131
            4th Floor Rooms 4003 and 4005

Winter Hall
            Restrooms – Rooms 103 and 105
            Locker Rooms – Rooms 109 and 111

Annis Water Resources Institute in Muskegon         
          No single user restrooms

Meijer Campus in Holland
          No single user restrooms

Traverse City Regional Center
          No single user restrooms

Detroit Center
          Single-user restroom, first floor

***Please email the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center at with any updates to this list.***

Page last modified January 10, 2018